Inner-City Scholarship Fund to support 63 Cheverus Catholic School students
Cheverus Catholic School is pleased to announce it will be receiving scholarship support for 63 students for the 2018-2019 school year from the Inner-City Scholarship Fund (ICSF), which is the signature program of the Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF). This year ICSF will be providing nearly $9 million in scholarship support to 4,000 students in the Archdiocese of Boston. ICSF has been dedicated to creating accessibility to a high quality, values-based education for low-income families for three decades.
“Young people are the future leaders of our society, and we are thrilled to be able to invest in them through a Catholic education,” said CSF Executive Director Mike Reardon.
About Cheverus Catholic School
Cheverus Catholic School, founded in 1908 by Father Patrick Hally and the Sisters of Providence, is the last remaining Catholic elementary school in Malden. Since 2014, the enrollment has steadily grown from 257 students to currently educating 395 preschool through Grade 8 students. The school is the most diverse in the archdiocese and serves Malden and its surrounding cities and towns.
About the Catholic Schools Foundation
CSF is the premier nonprofit institution for granting aid to low-income students to attend Catholic elementary and high school in the Archdiocese of Boston. CSF’s tax exempt 501(c)(3) status is separate from the diocese, allowing companies and individuals who are unable to donate to religious organizations to support disadvantaged youths in the Archdiocese. Over the past three decades, CSF has distributed more than $100 million in scholarship aid to over 50,000 students in the Greater Boston community. With an astounding 100% high school graduation rate, CSF’s scholarships are changing lives. CSF has earned the highest possible rating (four stars) through Charity Navigator based on its financial health, accountability and transparency for four consecutive years.