The purpose of the Saint Patrick Catholic School Endowment is to strengthen and sustain, for years to come, a rich faith-centered academic experience for all students. Gifts to the Saint Patrick Catholic School Endowment make a difference now and in the future.
The primary function of the Endowment is to provide tuition assistance. Since 1990, the Endowment has been funded by alumni, parents, and friends to help sustain Saint Patrick Catholic School. The success of the Endowment reflects the spirit of shared experiences and the mutual encouragement of generations. Each family preserves and strengthens the legacy of Saint Patrick Catholic School for the next.
Management & Goals
Management & Goals
The Endowment is overseen by the Principal of Saint Patrick Catholic School and the School Commission. Administrative and School Commission oversight is in partnership with the Pastor, Pastoral Associate for Administration and Pastoral Council review.
The Endowment is managed through the Fulcrum Foundation by Mercer, a global consulting partner that provides investment analytics, research, and guidance. Mercer is dedicated to helping endowments and foundations not only realize higher risk-adjusted returns but also fulfill a higher mission.
The annual distribution for tuition assistance from the Endowment is a 4.5% return on investment. Currently, the Endowment is $1.4M and funded by alumni contributions and community partners. Additionally, 30% of the schools Annual Fund gifts are allocated to the Endowment. The expected long-term return for the Endowment is 6% and the 5-year goal for the Endowment is $2.5M by 2023.
There are several ways to give to support Saint Patrick Catholic School:
School Endowment for Tuition Assistance
Make a one-time or recurring one-time or recurring gift to the Endowment
Memorial gift to Saint Patrick Catholic School in memory of a loved one, to make a special occasion such as an anniversary or sacraments like Baptism, First Communion, Marriage. To set up a memorial gift, send us an email.
To set up a designated gift, send us an email.
To donate appreciated assets such stock call 800-422-5417 for broker instructions.
Wills and Bequests
Tax Identification Number (EIN) 91-1874577
In honor of Saint Patrick Catholic School’s 125th Anniversary, we invite you to our Anniversary Mass & Reception on July 28, 2018. Join Celebrant, Father David Mulholland and Concelebrants—and alumni, Father John Fuchs ‘56 and Father Peter Henriot ‘50 for this special occasion.
The Mass is immediately followed by an Alumni Reception hosted at The Pine Room on Tacoma’s bustling 6th Avenue. Reconnect with classmates and beloved teachers in honor of our 125th Anniversary at this 21+ only celebration.
Can’t attend? Stay connected!
Join the Alumni Association and share your alumni story!
Consider a gift to the endowment to share your gifts with future generations of Shamrocks!
You are always a part of the Saint Patrick Catholic School community. Whether you recently walked the halls as an eighth grade student or were a founding graduate of our accredited school, your time at St. Pat’s helped to shape the person you’re becoming and the lives you’ve inspired.
We want to stay connected, share your story and help you network with the thousands of fellow Shamrocks that have been transformed by their St. Pat’s education.
Join our Alumni Association. Your gifts of time, talent and treasure are vital to our community. We welcome your mentorship, expertise, and gracious contributions. We want you to come home to St. Pat’s and help to shape the next generation of students that #shamrockon.
We are certain seeing classmates at the 125th Anniversary Celebration stirred up fond memories, antics from the good ole days and everything in between. Take a moment and tell us about it. Send us an email with your story!