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York Catholic Fund

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Gifts to the York Catholic Fund create impact in all areas of the YC education experience. From helping make tuition costs accessible, providing professional development support for our outstanding teachers, creating opportunities to enhance facilities and technology, to delivering amazing student experiences across athletics, the arts and a wide variety of clubs and activities, every gift enriches the YC student experience. Each gift creates meaningful student experiences that help our young adults grow not just through academics, but also in faith, service and themselves.

For more information on the many ways the York Catholic Fund makes an impact, get in touch with the Advancement Team. We would love to share more about the inspiring stories of growth and transformation happening at YC.

Every Gift Makes an Impact


The generous support of donors is at the heart of York Catholic’s ability to create a place where every student is known, cared for, inspired to learn, and thrives in and out of the classroom. Through donor support, we can deliver meaningful educational experiences that inspire our students to be critical thinkers, curious learners, contributing collaborators, stewards of Christian values and thoughtful community members. Through your support, YC students achieve incredible successes:


  • Gifts allow YC to make tuition costs accessible and allows YC to deliver exceptional academic experiences to a greater number of students. The York Catholic Fund closes the $4,600 per student per year gap between the tuition charged ($8,400 per student per year regular tuition) and the actual cost of enrollment for each YC student ($13,000 per student per year).
  • Over 95% of graduates continue their education at colleges and universities across the country and around the world.
  • Our graduates are offered in upwards of $10 million in scholarships to continue their education.
  • Students participate in an average of over 15,000 hours of service to our community each year.

Every student, family member, faculty, alumni and donor are a part of the YC story. Each plays an interconnected role in the important work we do together to enrich the lives of our community’s young adults to grow the next generation of learners and leaders. We appreciate your interest in the opportunities to support YC through giving. If you have questions or would like to learn more, reach out. We look forward to connecting.

Honoring Leadership Gifts

York Catholic gratefully honors leadership gifts through the following gift societies:

Mystical Rose Society

Honoring annual gifts of $1,000 or more, and in tribute to the Patroness Mary, members are recognized for their support of the teachings and values of Catholic education.

Gaelic Society

In recognition of gifts of $10,000 or more within a 3-year period, this lifetime gift society honors our valued donor leaders who share a commitment to providing support that inspires academic excellence, spiritual growth and engaged experiences to advance the mission of York Catholic in support of each student we serve.

The Maria Society

Donors who remember York Catholic through planned gifts or estate gifts (valued at $10,000 or more) are welcomed into The Maria Society. This special planned gift society will help to ensure York Catholic’s future is bright. Types of gifts can include:  Estate Bequest, Life Insurance Policy (donor pays premium on the policy), Annuities, or Charitable Remainder Trusts. Donors interested in making a planned gift or an estate gift are encouraged to speak with an attorney and/or financial planner, as well as with Director of Development Dave Salter at 717-846-8871 x1325.

For additional information about YC’s giving societies and their role in recognizing our amazing leadership givers for their generous donations, contact the Advancement Team.

There Are Many Ways to Give!

Gifts of all sizes are critical to York Catholic’s ability to make an impact. Our Giving Guide offers an overview of the many ways to contribute to York Catholic. See how the generous support of parents, grandparents, family members, alumni and community members drive YC’s ability to deliver exceptional education experiences focused on guiding our students to grow in faith, service and self.

Thank You for Your Interest in Giving!

We appreciate your interest in supporting York Catholic. Please reach out if you have any questions as you consider areas of support that offer the best fit for you.
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