The St. John Bosco Fund for Special Needs at Catholic Schools

 

The next application period for grants from the St. John Bosco Fund will open in January 2022.

 

The St. John Bosco Fund supports the needs of students with learning disabilities and other education needs at Catholic elementary and high schools.

In 2021, The St. John Bosco Fund, along with the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Fund for Catholic Schools, awarded $350,000 to fund marketing and a new director of curriculum, instruction and assessment in Catholic schools.

 

About Our Namesake

St. John Bosco was an Italian Catholic priest, educator and writer. He was beatified in 1929 and canonized in 1934 by Pope Pius XI.

While working in Turin, Bosco devoted his life to educating street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He is the patron saint of schoolchildren, young people, juvenile delinquents, Christian apprentices, and writers and editors.

His feast day is January 31.