St. Clare School Endowment Fund

What is the St. Clare School Endowment Fund? 

The St. Clare School Endowment is comprised of three endowed funds which are invested in the Catholic Education Endowment Fund (CEEF) held by the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. The Mary Kate Booth Endowment Fund is one of these endowed funds. Each of the funds was established exclusively for the benefit of St. Clare School to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the school, and support the economic viability of Catholic education for all students. The school has an active Endowment Committee which monitors the performance of the Fund, and makes recommendations for periodic distributions which are used to support school programs, and provide tuition assistance.  

The school invites individual gifts, gifts of stock, corporate matching gifts, short- and long-term pledges, and planned gifts to benefit the Endowment Fund.  To make an individual gift, click HERE or send a check to:

St. Clare School Development Department
 1807 SW Freeman Street
Portland, Oregon 97219

If you wish to make a tribute gift, a gift of stock, or a gift through your estate or other planned instrument (i.e., annuity funds) please contact Renee Cline, Development Director, at or 503-244-7600 x239.



Endowment News - June 2018:

Dear Friends,

Thanks for your overwhelming generosity - this year's annual appeal exceeded all previous records, and set the tone for our auction in March.  We are thrilled to share with you that through this year's efforts via the appeal, our auction, and the support of our 1914 Society members, the St. Clare School Endowment has grown to over $2M!

Over the last three years, earnings from the Endowment have gone to enhance our academic programs, provide tuition assistance to families in need, and help us meet our budget without significant tuition increases. We simply couldn’t do it without you. Gifts to the Endowment ensure the long-term stability of our school, and help us continue to offer children the gift of a Catholic education.

 We reached our goal of $2M in 2018 - thank you!

A special thanks to the following supporters, who gave lead gifts to the 1914 Society:


  • The Hagel Family
  • The Hughes-Sanders Family
  • The Hunt Family
  • The Smith Family
  • An “Anonymous Angel” Family
  • A Second “Anonymous Angel” Family  

Our heartfelt thanks to the following 1914 Society Members


*Mike and Shawn Hagel

*April Hughes Sanders

*Steve and Deme Hunt

*Chris and Liz Johnson

*The Kayser-Vogel Family

*Travis and Debbie Smith



Jason and Allison Beam

Chris and Cartie Beckett

Meaghan and Jordan Boyd

John and Cynthia Cosgrave

Peter and Sheila Cullen

Lauren and Jeanne Donaldson

Paul Flood and

Bernadette Doolan

Matt Eckman

Earl and Debbie Freepons



*Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Fuchs

Christian and Vicki Grorud

Mary Ellen Harmeyer

Roger and Carol Klein

Eleanor Larson

Eric Castle and Joanne Luzietti

Bob and Maria McCarthy

Kevin and Cynthia McEvoy

John Minahan

Estate of Robert Molin

KK Burrell and Patrick


Michael and Debra Monahan

Joe and Joanie Quinn

Don and Colette Rees

John Richards MD and

Christina Steig Richards



James Demay and

Channing Riggs

Rosen Foundation

Eric and Meridith Sangster

John and Diane Sangster

Steve and Julie Seguin

Robert and Alice Selder

Karen Serowik

Kevin and Jocelyn Tyree

Don Vanderpool

John and Mary Anne Wagner






* Indicates matching gifts



Did you know that you can double, or even quadruple your gift? It's easy, with a match from the

OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation!

How?  Give to the endowment fund, secure a matching gift from your participating employer and then the Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation will match both your donation and your employers' donation.  Each year for the last several years, Mr. Weston has generously incentivized giving by offering to match donations to the St. Clare School Endowment Fund.  The match amount for 2018-2019 gifts will be $25,000 - thank you Mr. Weston! 

What if your employer doesn't offer a matching gift program?  Your donation can still be doubled through the OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation!  Give to the Endowment today and DOUBLE your impact!

For more information on the Endowment, see below, or contact the school’s development department directly at Thank you for your support!