Ways To Give
Thank your for partnering with us at St. Cecilia Catholic School as we strive to continue to offer an excellent, faith-centered Catholic education for young men and women in west Houston. Your investment means we can continue to provide an incredible learning environment supported by cutting-edge technology; provide ongoing training and education for our outstanding faculty and staff; and ensure our facilities match the strength of our programs. We are grateful for your continued support in sustaining the legacy of excellence for our children today – and tomorrow.
Annual Fund: The Annual Fund helps to sustain operating expenses and enhances the programs and services offered to students and faculty. Our Annual Fund is necessary to sustain the life of the school through enriched academic programs, faculty development, enhancements to technology, and campus improvements. You can make a gift online to support the Annual Fund and the mission of St. Cecilia Catholic School.
Events: Throughout the year, St. Cecilia Catholic School sponsors various fundraising events to benefit the school. Our largest event is the annual Auction. Other fundraising events include the annual Dad’s Softball Tournament, Steps for Students, and also the HSA Field Day.
Matching Gifts: Many companies and organizations match charitable contributions to non-profit institutions like St. Cecilia Catholic School. If you have questions on Matching Gifts please contact the Office of Community Engagement.
Rebate Programs: Many retail establishments have programs that support non-profit institutions like St. Cecilia Catholic School through giving a portion of purchases made to benefit the school. More information is available here on which companies currently have charitable rebate programs that benefit the school.
Memorial and Honorary: Gifts can be made in honor or memory of individuals. You can select whether you want to make a memorial or honorary gift on our online donation form. Gifts can also be made in memory or honor of individuals through contacting the Office of Community Engagement.
Securities: You can make a gift of securities through your broker. A form needs to be submitted to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the school in order for the sale of securities as well as proper tracking of gifts of securities. Please contact the Office of Community Engagement for the current securities form. For tax purposes, the value of the gift is recorded as the average market value on the date of delivery (or if mailed, on the postmark date). If transferred through a broker, the gift’s value is determined by the date of transfer as recorded in the books of the corporation.
Planned Giving: Remembering St. Cecilia Catholic School in your will is a special and effective way to ensure that the ideals you value will be perpetuated. It also reduces the taxable portion of your estate.
Gifts-In-Kind: Non-cash gifts of property such as computers, books, scientific equipment, art materials also make important gifts. The fair market value of such items is deductible for income tax purposes. A formal appraisal is required by the IRS for gifts in kind valued at over $5,000.