Mustard Seed Match

Purpose

The Mustard Seed Match for Endowed Tuition Assistance Scholarships will expand student access to Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore by establishing in the Catholic Community Foundation (CCF) individual school endowment funds for the exclusive purpose of providing tuition assistance scholarships.  

Plan

All four categories of our 68 schools referenced below are eligible to receive a matching grant funded by monies raised through the Embracing Our Mission – Shaping Our Future capital campaign.  All funds associated with the Mustard Seed Match - both campaign matching funds and qualified funds raised by the schools – will be placed in the school's CCF tuition assistance endowment funds.  The parameters for the match are as follows:

                                                     
  Maximum RaisedMustard Seed Match
AOB Secondary Schools$200,000$100,000
Independent Secondary Schools$150,000$ 75,000
AOB Elementary/Middle Schools$150,000$ 75,000
Independent Elementary/Middle Schools$100,000$50,000

Approach

*Please note: The endowment fund match is subject to the CCF's receipt of funds from the Archdiocese of Baltimore's Embracing Our Mission ~ Shaping Our Future capital campaign, and further, that all distributions are subject to standard CCF distribution regulations.

If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Community Foundation's Mustard Seed Match Program, or would like a list of participating schools, please contact the Foundation at 410-547-5356.