Educational Institutions

Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools Foundation Inc

  • Battle Creek, MI
  • www.bcacs.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools Foundation is to cultivate stewardship to meet today's needs with financial support as we seek to secure the future of Catholic education in Battle Creek.

Main Programs

  1. BCACS Annual Fund Drive
  2. Tuition Assistance Funding
  3. BCACS Foundation Endowment Funds
  4. Capital Improvements and Facility Maintenance
Service Areas

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Michigan

Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Barry Counties

ruling year

1983

Principal Officer since 2013

Self-reported

Louanne McIntyre

Keywords

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Pre-school through grade 12 Catholic education system.

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Also Known As

Bcacs Foundation, Inc.

EIN

38-2477841

 Number

2162280616

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Roman Catholic (X22)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools is a progressive, dynamic and academically challenging Pre-k through grade 12 school system, instilling Gospel values and making faith a way of life.

 

The BCACS Foundation is a primary source of critical funding for our Catholic schools in Battle Creek.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

BCACS Annual Fund Drive

The Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools Foundation launched its 2010 Annual Fund Drive this fall. Proceeds from the Annual Fund Drive help to:- Minimize annual tuition increases

- Improve academic and fine arts programs

- Expand athletic and extracurricular offerings

- Renovate and maintain school facilities

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$250,000.00

Program 2

Tuition Assistance Funding

The BCACS Foundation seeks to provide families of limited means who desire Catholic education with critical tuition assistance resources.

 

Annually, over 25% of the students enrolled at the Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools rely on some level of tuition assistance.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$225,000.00

Program 3

BCACS Foundation Endowment Funds

The BCACS Foundation works to promote investment in our endowment funds to secure the future of Catholic education in Battle Creek.

Category

Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Program 4

Capital Improvements and Facility Maintenance

The BCACS Foundation supports the ongoing maintenance of our school facilities along with construction and renovation of our schools.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Barry Counties

Funding Needs

The BCACS Foundation seeks support for tuition assistance to make Catholic education available to all families who choose our schools. Tuition assistance is distributed annually in July to families based on need. Annually, nearly $200,000 is awarded to qualifying families.   The BCACS Foundation provides an annual school subsidy, covering nearly 20% of the the budget for St. Joseph and St. Philip Schools. The schools rely upon the BCACS Foundation to provide nearly $250,000 on an annual basis.   The BCACS Foundation is currently conducting the In the Spirit of Community Capital Campaign to raise $15 milliion for facilities and programming endowment. To date, $10.8 million has been raised.

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BATTLE CREEK AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools Foundation Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Louanne McIntyre

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ben Roosevelt

No Affiliation

Term: Sept 2015 - Aug 2016

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