2010-2011 Projects We Funded

The Education Foundation raised $36,000 for Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools in its first year. Funds were distributed as follows: $5,000 to the endowment fund, $30,000 as flow through funds and $1000 for administrative expenses.

Three alumni applications and sixteen school project applications were received. A scoring system was developed to ensure that funding went to projects that met the mandate of the Education Foundation.

St. Dominic Catholic High School

Grad Committee – $500

École Secondaire Notre Dame High School

Drama Class – Edinburg Fringe Festival $2,850

St. Dominic Catholic High School

Event for Grade 1-3 students at St. Matthew Catholic School – $200

St. Teresa of Avila School

Ambassador Club – $700

St. Martin de Porres School

Rosary Garden – $3500.

École Secondaire Notre Dame High School

Guest speaker, Cheryl Dupuis, for student event – $1,420

École Secondaire Notre Dame High School

Alberta Student Leadership Conference – $1,000

Our Lady of the Rosary School

Cat Chat – a Catholic Audio show – $1,000

École Mother Teresa School

The Helping Hands Youth Group to Rosary Garden – $3,500

École Mother Teresa School

Environmental Stewardship – recycling station for the lunchroom – $2,000

St. Patrick’s Community School

Catholic Ambassadorship: Building Student Leadership for Catholic Schools – $4,200

École Camille J. Lerouge School

Concert Band to go to MusicFest Canada in May 2011 – $2,900

École Camille J. Lerouge School

Food project with Loaves and Fishes – $500

École Camille J. Lerouge School

Grade 6 and 7 students Catholic leadership retreats – $1,690

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