Funds we Own - Education


Junipero Serra High School Teachers Charitable Fund for Classroom Projects

The faculty and staff of Junipero Serra High School, located in Gardena, California, are predominately laymen and -women who are dedicated to the Catholic philosophy of education and the values of the Gospel. This fund was established to provide funding for classroom materials, projects, programs, and/or initiatives that fall outside of the budget. Grants are considered by the fund advisers at any time and on a case-by-case basis for values between $250 and $500.

Kathleen H. Anderson Fund for Catholic School Education

This endowment fund was established by a generous donor to support the Catholic Education Foundation and was named in honor of Kathleen H. Anderson, who served as its Executive Director from 2003 to 2012. A Catholic school graduate from first grade through college, Mrs. Anderson believed in the empowerment of a Catholic school education and worked tirelessly to fund tuition for the poorest students in the poorest schools throughout the Archdiocese.

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P.J. Wade, M.D., Scholarship Fund

Dr. P.J. Wade, a Glendale neurosurgeon, is a product of his Catholic school education. He graduated from St. Patrick School in North Hollywood in 1955 and established this fund in 2017 to afford others at St. Patrick School the same opportunity. The P.J. Wade, M.D., Scholarship Fund provides tuition support for one deserving Mexican-American 5th-grade boy each year based on academic achievement. Other school alumni and supporters are welcome to contribute to the fund and perpetuate the legacy of Catholic education.

Raquel Latham Scholarship Fund

The Raquel Latham Scholarship Fund was established by her husband, Donald Latham, and family to preserve Raquel’s legacy of supporting Catholic education. The fund contributes to the tuition of one or more top academic eighth-grade graduates of St. Mary Magdalen School in Camarillo to continue education at a Catholic high school. This fund is one example of how a single individual’s passion can make a real difference to a community on a local level.