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Find a CEF School

The Catholic Education Foundation is proud to partner with 23 schools in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas to make Catholic education accessible to students of all backgrounds.

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Student Success Stories

In total, the Catholic Education Foundation has awarded more than $32.9 million in scholarships and helped students most in need succeed and rewrite their future.
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A Journey From Homeless to Hopeful

"Without your love and faith in Christ and generosity to CEF, without the scholarship I received, I wouldn’t be able to tell you my story and share my gratitude."

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November 13, 2023
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CEF scholarships benefit Topeka grad & family

“This scholarship has done a lot of great things for me, and my faith motivates me to find what I can give back to others.”

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August 7, 2023
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CEF Scholar Dreams of Changing Lives

"I'm grateful for my CEF donor and I hope to be one one day and change somebody's life, too."

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August 5, 2023
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Bishop Ward Graduate Called to Greatness

"I don't know where I'd be without my Catholic school background. It's been a blessing to me and my family."‍

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August 3, 2023
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Support Catholic Education through Tax Credits

Eliminate or reduce your Kansas state income tax with a qualified donation and provide tuition assistance to help students in need receive a Catholic education.

Making an Impact


CEF schools throughout northeast Kansas


Students receiving scholarship support from CEF this year


Awarded in scholarships for the 2023-24 school year

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