Funding Our Catholic Schools

In addition to funding received through stewardship of treasure
at all parishes, extraordinary gifts benefitting our 38 schools
ensure Catholic education remains a pillar of the
Diocese of Wichita.

Support For Catholic Schools, Inc.

Tax Credit Program

• Gifts are distributed to all 38 Diocese of Wichita schools on behalf of low-income students.
• Receive a 75% Kansas income tax credit to use against your Kansas state tax liability; federal tax deduction may be available based on your tax situation.
• Tax credit gifts may not be designated to a specific school or student.
• Minimum of $500 per donation, maximum gift of $500,000 annually per donor.
• Individual tax credits roll over every year until completely used; State of Kansas offers $10 million in tax credits on an annual basis.

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic School Fund

• Gifts support the mission of Catholic education at 23 of our parishes that struggle to pay for Catholic schools, or to send their students to another local Catholic elementary or high school.
• Qualifies for charitable contribution deduction at the federal and state level.
• Drexel Fund donations can be designated to the eligible parish(es) of your choice.
• No minimum or maximum gift amount.
• Perfect opportunity for donors wishing to leave a bequest or gift from their will/trust at the time of their death.

Holy Family Special Needs Foundation

• Gifts provide inclusion grants to Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wichita to better serve students with disabilities.
• Funds are used by schools to assist with the cost of special education teachers, paraprofessionals, tutors, and other resources.

Contact Us

Office of Development and Planned Giving

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 269-3917