Recent News

2017

Spotlight raised over $40,000

We hosted a student showcase event called Spotlight on March 16, 2017 at the new St. Joseph High School, which opens this September 2017. The evening included student entertainment, art displays, school tours and a silent auction. The event raised over…

Spotlight is tomorrow!

Spotlight is fast approaching. Buy your tickets now! www.eventbrite.ca/e/spotlight-tickets-31271638312. Also, thank you to our sponsors!

Buy your tickets now for Spotlight!

  Buy your tickets now for our Spotlight (showcasing student talent) event on March 16 at the new St. Joseph High School: www.eventbrite.ca/e/spotlight-tickets-31271638312.

Students to Audition Next Week

We have had an overwhelming number of students apply to be part of our upcoming Spotlight event on March 16. Students selected for an audition have been contacted and will audition on either February 21 or 23. All students will be emailed the following…

Spotlight Auditions

We are proud to announce Spotlight, our 2017 fundraising event for Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools. Funds are directed to students through various projects, scholarships and initiatives that are not provided by Alberta Education.  "Spotlight" is…

2016

Students paint Little Free Libraries

As a part of National Literacy Day, students at St. Martin de Porres School painted Little Free Libraries, which will be distributed throughout the community. Little Free Libraries are wooden boxes containing free books. People in the community are able…

2016-2017 Catholic Education Funding Distribution

This year the Red Deer Catholic Regional Education Foundation has raised $50,000 to fund 15 schools and six Division projects. In addition to funding these projects, the Catholic Education Foundation will award $2,500 in scholarships to five students…

Student receives Young Citizen of the Year Award

Andrew Panteluk, a Grade 12 student from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School received the Young Citizen of the Year Award through the Red Deer Rotary Club on Friday, May 13 at the Sheraton, as part of 2016 Citizen of the Year Gala. This award is…

Time to apply!

We are please to announce that we are now accepting applications for our annual Scholarships, Grants and Awards program. Each year we provide funding for students and school projects that otherwise would not be funded by Alberta Education. These scholarships…

Planning for Gala 2017

Thanks to the generous support of our donors and corporate sponsors over the years. Our foundation has the capacity this year to fund its annual grants program without net proceeds from an annual event. Plans are underway for a Gala in 2017. If you are…

2015

Shelley, Past President Says Goodbye to the Catholic Education Foundation

Shelley Holitski, Past President of the Catholic Education Foundation, was given a special Thank You Service Award at the Catholic Education Foundation Board Meeting on December 2, 2015. Shelley has been with the Foundation as a founding member since…

Funding for the 2015-2016 school year

We are pleased to announce the distribution of $43,370 in funds for many schools within Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools for the 2015-2016 school year. 20 school and three Division projects will be funded, as well as $2,500 in student scholarships. …

Thank you!

We wish to thank all the companies, organizations, families and individuals that sponsored and/or donated to our 2015 event with Paul Henderson on March 30. Funds will be directed to our students through various projects, scholarships and initiatives…

Grant Requests

The deadline for Catholic Education Foundation grant requests is Friday, May 22.

Deadline approaching for high school awards/scholarships

The deadline to apply for the Daughters of Wisdom Social Justice Award or one of five Education Foundation scholarships, is fast approaching. Any student at a Red Deer Catholic Regional School high school can apply for these awards. For more information…

Sponsorship event with Paul Henderson

Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation is planning its sixth Annual Fundraiser Sponsorship Event to be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Black Knight Inn (2929 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4R 1H1). It will be an unforgettable evening, full…

Daughters of Wisdom Social Justice Award Deadline

The Daughters of Wisdom Social Justice Award was established in 2012 by the Moore Family. The value of the award is $250. It is given annually to a student who embodies the social justice values of the Daughters of Wisdom. They are values of compassion,…

Scholarships Deadline

Each year the Catholic Education Foundation awards up to five scholarships ($500 each). One scholarship will be awarded to a student at St. Dominic Catholic High School, one to a student at St. Gabriel Online School or St. John Paul II School, and three…

2014

Are you passionate about Catholic Education?

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Education Foundation is seeking new board members. Note that Board members need not have children attending our schools The Education Foundation nurtures and promotes Catholic Education and provides funding for school…

2013 Fundraising Gala a Great Success

Thank you to all our friends who supported the 2013 Gala Celebration!