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Families who apply for scholarship assistant must submit their tax returns and relevant personal financial information, which are then assessed by a third-party vendor to determine the level of need. That information is used by the Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation staff to make decisions on scholarship awards. Tomorrow’s Hope checks the attendance records for all students in our programs twice during the academic school year before releasing funding. Your donation towards these scholarship programs are directed to the school and applied to the tuition account of the scholarship recipient.
Please be assured that your donations are only used for the direct purpose of proving Catholic education through the awarding process.
See What Your Donation Does
The General Financial Aid Fund provides financially challenged families across Long Island with partial scholarships so that their children can receive a Catholic elementary education. With your generous support Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation can help provide financial assistance to support their education at a Catholic elementary school in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Be a STAR to a Student
Students in need of tuition assistance are matched to a STAR, a generous donor who contributes tuition assistance of $2,500 per student per year for a set period of time while the parents contribute the remainder of the tuition. Tuition varies across the Diocese and this program is intended to fund about half of the student’s tuition and that any monies left over from the contribution will be placed in the General Financial Aid Program. The current average tuition for the first child is about $5,000. The STAR receives progress reports and personal letters from their student.
Matching Gift Funds
Many employers have matching gift programs that could double your donation to the Foundation. Contact your company’s human resources department to find out more information.
You may donate stock to Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation through the Treasury Office.
The easiest method to donate stock is to DTC transfer the stock directly into our account at Charles Schwab from your own financial institution. Please notify Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation of the type of stock and number of shares that will be transferred, as well as the purpose of the gift (how the funds should be directed, i.e.: Be a Star to a Student, Endowed Scholarship in Perpetuity, General Financial Aid Fund, etc.) by contacting:
Maureen Falanga, Treasury Analyst
Diocese of Rockville Centre
P.O. Box 9023
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023
Phone: (516) 678-5800
Contact your Broker and provide the following information:
Shares may be transferred electronically to:
Charles Schwab & Company
DTC # 0164
For the Account of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation
Account # 7071-1804
The other method of transferring stock is via a stock certificate. If you choose to donate stock using this method please do not sign or alter the certificate. Please contact us using the contact information provided above to receive the proper paperwork and instructions.