The Crusader Fund - Critical to TC's Success
Annual giving to the Crusader Fund is our number one fundraising priority. Your gift each year directly helps sustain the school community that you’ve joined. The Crusader Fund alone is such an important part of the financial landscape of our school that we depend on, and budget for, your donations to provide 3% of our operating revenue.
The 2017-2018 Crusader Fund Drive
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 marks the beginning of the 2017-18 Crusader Fund. The Crusader Fund is Tampa Catholic’s #1 fundraising priority. The tradition of Crusader family participation in this drive has helped create the Tampa Catholic we know and love today.
As a self-supporting school whose only sources of funds are tuition and donations, our vibrant school community is enhanced by the involvement and financial support of our families like yours. By working together now, we are assured that your students and future generations of students will enjoy the same opportunities of a quality Catholic education.
Again this year we are kicking off the Crusader Fund in conjunction with the national #GivingTuesday event. Now in its 6th year, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.
On this day we will ask all of our Tampa Catholic family – parents, alumni, past parents, faculty and staff and community friends - to make their gift and show their support of our mission.
100% of Crusader Fund donations go directly to support current needs of the school that are not covered by tuition and this 2017-2018 special initiative
- Creation of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program and renovation of current space into a STEM lab.
The following are projects/programs that are already underway and are also supported by Crusader fund donations:
- Need-based tuition assistance. 2017-18 budgeted- $650,000. Unmet need above budget - $150,000
- Athletic campus aesthetic improvements - $30-$40,000
Donations can also be directed to a specific program(s) or sport(s) at TC.