Ways to Give

  • Support for St. Augustine High School is an investment in the future—for our students, our communities, and our world.

    Your gift provides scholarships and increased financial aid to support highly qualified future leaders in their intellectual growth and development.

    It enhances our already world-class faculty and academic programs and expands course offerings and learning opportunities. It also leverages our service-oriented cultural and community outreach and improves our campus environment.

    The collective support of our alumni, faculty, and staff, parents, and friends is vital to our mission to serve the Church, the nation, and the world.

     

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Annual Purple Knight Fund

  • Stronger Annual Fund, Stronger St. Augustine

    The Annual Purple Knight Fund enhances the St. Augustine High School experience by supporting scholarships, faculty and academic programs, athletics, campus ministry, culture, and community. Gifts to the Purple Knight Fund empowers our leaders to address urgent underfunded priorities and respond quickly to challenges and opportunities.

    Thousands of Alumni, One Purpose
    Please contribute to the Annual Purple Knight Fund—a critical component of our school’s annual budget—with a gift of any amount. When it comes to investing in the lives of our students and future alumni, every dollar counts.

    Make Your Gift Today  

     

Scholarships

  • A scholarship at St. Augustine High School is considered an award based on high academic achievement and/or criteria set by the donor. This gift must be established for at least 4 years.  These gifts can be made online by using a credit/debit card or you can mail a check to St. Augustine High School at 2600 A.P. Tureaud Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.

    Donors also have the option of making monthly payments. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to spread out their giving throughout the year.

    Please make your check payable to St. Augustine High School. To make a gift using your credit/debit card, please visit our

    ONLINE GIVING PAGE  

Capital Fund

  • St. Augustine High School strives to provide a quality physical plant for all of its students, faculty and constituents. Our capital improvement projects and campaigns provide the institution with the needed resources to maintain a state of the art campus.  These gifts can be made online by using a credit/debit card or you can mail a check to St. Augustine High School at 2600 A.P. Tureaud Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.

    Donors also have the option of making monthly payments. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to spread out their giving throughout the year.

    Please make your check payable to St. Augustine High School. To make a gift using your credit/debit card, please visit our

    ONLINE GIVING PAGE  

Planned Giving

  • Planned giving offers many benefits to you while also allowing you to support St. Augustine High School’s values and academic excellence.

    Planned Gifts are created through various financial instruments customized for your specific intentions and financial needs. With the guidance of a St. Augustine High School representative and consultation of your attorney and financial planner, you can identify the planned giving strategies that best suit your needs. Your planned gift to St. Augustine High School can be funded with cash, retirement assets, life insurance, securities, tangible personal property, and real estate while providing you and your estate with income and tax advantages, including:

    Tax savings for the charitable gift value
    Avoiding capital gains taxes on certain securities, retirement accounts and real estate
    Lifetime income for you or your beneficiaries
    Increased income from low-yield assets
    Reduced or eliminated estate taxes
    A Planned Gift Option is Possible for Everyone
    Regardless of your income level, you can make a significant contribution to St. Augustine High School by planning a donation through your:

    • Will or Bequest
    • Direct beneficiary designation of your 401K, 403B or other estate retirement plan
    • Individual Retirement Account (IRA) as a planned gift or during the lifetime of some donors.
    • Charitable Gift Annuity
    • Gifts of Life Insurance
    • Charitable Remainder Trust or Charitable Lead Trust
    • Gift of Real Estate or personal property

    Directing Your Gift
    After consulting with St. Augustine High School’s Advancement Office to confirm that the school can accommodate your intent, you can direct how the funds from your planned gift will be used by St. Aug. Your gift can be used to support the programs at the school that are most important to you.

    Purple Knights Society: Special Recognition for Special People
    When you inform us of your planned gift intent, you become a member of the Purple Knights Society. This planned giving society recognizes you among those who have a special commitment to St. Aug’s mission of providing excellent academics in a community of Catholic values.
    In recognition of St. Augustine High School’s deep appreciation, Purple Knights Society members receive:

    • A commemorative Planned Giving Certificate of Membership enclosed in the official St. Augustine High School diploma cover
    • Recognition on our Honor Wall of Donors, to be located in the academics building
    • Special updates and communication from the school, and invitations to St. Aug’s events.

    If you would like to know more about making a planned gift to benefit St. Augustine High School, please contact:

    Kenneth St. Charles, President and CEO
    St. Augustine High School
    2600 A.P. Tureaud Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
    Phone: (504) 940-5980 | Fax: (504) 940-5034
    Email: Kstcharles@purpleknights.com

Endowment

  • An endowment is a donation to St. Augustine High School where the principal gift remains invested and intact and the income from the endowment is used to fund a program of the donor’s choice.  These gifts can be made online by using a credit/debit card or you can mail a check to St. Augustine High School at 2600 A.P. Tureaud Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.

    Please make your check payable to St. Augustine High School.

    Ronald Saul ’74, agent for New York Life Insurance Company, is offering an endowment program for students and alumni.  Click here for more information.

    To find out more about making a gift to the endowment campaign, contact Dr. Kenneth St. Charles at kstcharles@purpleknights.com or (504) 940-5980.

     

     

Financial Aid

  • A contribution to the Financial Aid Campaign allows St. Augustine High School to offer tuition assistance to our students based on financial need. The first goal for St. Augustine, set by the founding Josephites Fathers and Brothers, is “to open its doors to young men, especially the economically disadvantaged, who are willing to strive for excellence.”  These gifts can be made online by using a credit/debit card or you can mail a check to St. Augustine High School at 2600 A.P. Tureaud Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119.

    Donors also have the option of making monthly payments. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to spread out their giving throughout the year.

    Please make your check payable to St. Augustine High School. To make a gift using your credit/debit card, please visit our

    ONLINE GIVING PAGE  

  • St. Augustine High School is a 501 (c) (3) institution and your gift is tax deductible.

    Please review our Donor Privacy Statement below:

    St. Augustine High School places the highest priority on protecting the privacy of our donors and holds all donor information in strict confidence. St. Augustine High School does not and will not sell or trade a donor’s personal information to any other entity. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the office of Institutional Advancement at (504) 940-5980 or email staug@purpleknights.com.

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Levels of Giving

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    St. Augustine High School has become one of the nation's premiere educational institutions thanks to the volunteer efforts and financial support of many generous individuals, foundations and corporations. Your support is vital to our unwavering commitment to providing a high-quality education at an affordable rate. Further, your support will directly impact our mission of educating and preparing the next generation of mission-conscious leaders.

    Support from our alumni, friends, foundations and corporate partners ensure our students can fund their education. Please consider making your gift today. Your support means the world to us as we continue to answer the call.

    Leadership Society: $10,000+
    President's Partners Society: $5,000 - $9,999
    Champion's Society: $1,000 - $4,999
    Gold & Purple Circle: $500 - $999
    Purple Knight Club: $100 - $499
    2600 Club: Up to $99

    Hall of Fame voter eligibility: Must be an Alumnus and financial supporter at the $100 level or above during the current fiscal year August 1, 2017, to midnight on July 31, 2018.

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    Every financial contribution makes a significant impact on St. Augustine High School, helping to ensure that accessible, high quality education will continue to increase opportunity in and beyond our region. It is our goal to educate the future leaders of our local and global communities.

    DONATE NOW!  

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