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Generations of children have benefited from the gift of Catholic education from St. Joseph School. That gift has come from many sources: tuition paid by committed parents; significant annual contributions from St. Joseph Parish; vigorous annual fundraising; the dedicated efforts of the school's volunteers, staff and teachers; and support from alumni.

The purpose of the endowment is to strengthen and sustain, for years to come, a rich faith-centered academic experience for all students at St. Joseph School.

A separately incorporated organization, the St. Joseph School Endowment provides an average annual grant to St. Joseph School of $250,000 which enables dozens of children to continue this legacy. The interest earned from the principal helps supports student tuition, teacher-enrichment programs and pays for special academic programs and opportunities in perpetuity, advancing St. Joseph School’s mission to educate and inspire students to reach their God-given potential for many generations to come.

Meet the Endowment Board

The Endowment for St. Joseph School is overseen by the Principal of St. Joseph, in partnership with the following board members:

Mike Vila
President
Principal, Bellevue Asset Management
Vicki Anderson-Ellis
Vice President
Director of Finance & Administration, UW School of Social Work
Dennis West
Treasurer
Financial Relationship Management

Michael Mullally
Director-At-Large
Puget Sound Energy
Anthony Baruffi
At-Large Member
Vice President,
Garde Capital


Dino Christofilis
At-Large Member
Chief Operating Officer,
Archon Capital Management
Ray Dearie
At-Large Member
Lawyer,
Dearie Law Group
Patrick Fennessy
At-Large Member
Principal,
St. Joseph School Seattle

Sean Flynn
At-Large Member
Senior Director,
ProQuest

David Hein
At-Large Member
Vice President of Business Development,
Oki Golf

John Whitney, SJ
At-Large Member
Pastor,
St. Joseph School Seattle

Mac Kirschner
At-Large Member
Global Head of Relationship Management,
MUFG Investor Services

Spencer Hurst
At-Large Member
Vice Chairmen,
CBRE Affordable Housing
Laura Kelley
At-Large Member
CFO,
O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures


Tina O'Brien
Director of Advancement,
St. Joseph School Seattle
Gino Perrina
At-Large Member

Chief Investment Officer,
Laird Norton Wealth Management

Eunhee Sumner

At-Large Member
Director, Supply Chain Excellence
Starbucks

Jodie Wise
At-Large Member
Senior Director,
Accounting at Juno Therapeutics, Inc.

Endowment Funds are dedicated to three specific areas:


Financial Aid

  • Ann D. Gilmore Financial Aid Fund
  • Catherine Mowry LaCugna Financial Aid Fund
  • Donna Romein Financial Aid Fund
  • Dr. Donald Burke Financial Aid Fund
  • Ellie Rolfe Financial Aid Fund
  • Genevieve Albers Financial Aid Fund
  • George Hofbauer Financial Aid Fund
  • Jeanne D. Sweeney Financial Aid Fund
  • John F. Renz Fund for Financial Aid
  • Joseph Boyle Financial Aid Fund
  • Mark Owen Mullally Financial Aid Fund
  • Rachel Bench Financial Aid Fund
  • Ruby Hughes Financial Aid Fund

Staff Enrichment

  • Craig Boly Fund
  • Teacher Enrichment Fund

Facilities & Special Programs

  • Winn & Joan Brindle Facilities Fund
  • Carmen Smith Sessions Art Fund
  • Kay McGonigle Diverse Student Tutoring Fund
  • Educational Fund
  • Fine Arts Fund
  • Learning Resource Fund
  • Sheryl Sperry Technology Fund
  • Shirley Ott Kiehn Learning Resource Fund
  • World Language Fund


By phone or mail:
Call 206-329-3260 X229 to donate with your credit card,
or mail a check to Endowment for St. Joseph School, 700 18th Ave. E, Seattle, WA 98112.

Make A Lasting Gift

Your contribution in the form of cash, gifts of appreciated securities or other property, life insurance policies, and other bequests and legacies can mean the world to generations of children. Your contribution can be added to any of the funds listed, or with a minimum commitment of $20,000 (cash or pledge) a memorial fund may be established.

The endowment tax identification number (EIN) is 31-1569292.