Support: Annual Fund Appeal
Financial Donations to Bethlehem Have Made a Tremendous Difference!
Bridging the gap between tuition income and Bethlehem’s operating cost continues to be the focus of our advancement efforts. Advancement generates income through Annual Fund donations, Lights, Camera… Auction, Sponsorships, and Super Raffle. Capital projects and endowment are also a part of our Advancement department’s efforts.
Your donation keeps Bethlehem tuition affordable, for both those on financial aid and those who pay full tuition.
ANNUAL FUND APPEAL
"Bridging the Gap" between tuition and the actual cost of a Bethlehem education
The Annual Fund appeal is the cornerstone of our fundraising effort. Tuition only generates approximately 72% of Bethlehem High School's operating budget leaving a shortfall of 28%. Donations to the annual fund offset this shortfall supporting financial aid, academic scholarships, program development, facility and technology improvement and retention of quality teachers.
The Annual Fund appeal is conducted every academic year and involves several hundred alumni, friends and parent donors.
Star of Bethlehem Society
Since its beginning in 2007, the Star of Bethlehem Society has increased membership each year resulting in total pledges of over $1 million! Membership in the Society is open to individuals who make an annual contribution of $1,000 or more.
Shepherds of the Mission $1,000 - $2,499
Stewards of Catholic Education$2,500 - $4,999
Trustees of the Founding Sisters $ 5,000 -$9,999
Patrons of Bishop Flaget's Vision $10,000 +
Star of Bethlehem Membership may take the form of Memorial Recognition in honor of a loved one.
Bethlehem has been blessed with strong leaders since its beginning in 1819. Gifts up to $999 comprise this society.
Principal $500 - $999
Eagle/ Banshee Pride $250 - $499
Honor Roll $100 - $249
Blue & Gold Club $50 - $99
Friends' Club $1 - $49
Matching Gift Opportunities
Many employers generously match donations of their employees. Please contact your company's personnel office for the appropriate forms.