The Aquinas College Foundation exists under the auspices of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and has as its primary focus fundraising and fund management.
The Foundation operates independently of the Aquinas College Board to secure a sound financial future for the College. However, it does work collaboratively with the College to assist in achieving the College’s mission.
The Aquinas College Foundation aims to:
- provide a source of funds not otherwise available from the annual operating budget
- to encourage and foster the interest and financial support of past students, parents of students and friends of the College
- provide funding to preserve, improve and develop the holistic educational opportunities and facilities at the College
- provide financial assistance for appropriate student programs which include scholarships and allowances
- accumulate a corpus of funds to assist the long-term benefits of the College.
Aquinas College aims to provide the best possible learning and teaching environment and facilities for its students.
An important part of this goal is undertaken by the Aquinas College Foundation in the raising of funds and building of investments.
The Foundation continues to contribute to the College through fundraising and significant contributions to the school’s major capital works, which have been made since 1998.
The work of the Foundation in raising funds is through:
- The Annual Giving Appeal seeking gifts from all members of the Aquinas community
- The Aquinas College Foundation Inc. Building Fund to which current parents are requested to make a voluntary tax deductible contribution while the family has boys at the College
- The Endowment Fund
Financial support outside of the operating budget of the College is vital for the College to continue to be at the forefront of education for boys.
The Aquinas College Development Office supports the activities of the Foundation and for further information please contact the Foundation via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for assisting Aquinas College to provide the best education for our boys today and into the future.