Friends of Catholic Education

The primary focus of this Association will be to support Religious Education and Faith Formation Programs at the Parish level, but will not be limited to this phase of Catholic education. The "Friends" will make grants and provide scholarships for the purpose of promoting all levels of Catholic education.

The Friends of Catholic Education, (Association) was incorporated on November 18, 2008. We are a not-for-profit organization with tax exempt status granted by the Internal Revenue Service under code 501(c)3.

We are an independent organization operated by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Association will conduct fund raising events to support its mission. The Association will publish a newsletter in which it will list donors and provide information about distribution of funds.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Friends of Catholic Education is to support religious education and faith formation programs on Long Island by increasing awareness and by providing scholarship and program funding.