This Teachers’ Fund provides support for teaching at St. Mary’s Academy in St. Marys, Kansas.

St. Mary’s Academy (the Academy) is a private Catholic school for grades K through 12 and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which operates under the guidelines of the United States District of the Society of St. Pius X. The Academy was founded in 1978 on 465 rolling acres approximately twenty-five miles west of Topeka, and seventy-five miles west of Kansas City.  Its historic buildings were originally constructed by the Jesuits on the site of an old mission, dating from 1848, where they served the Potawatomi Indians. In the early 1900’s, Saint Mary’s was a well-known college and seminary. Today the Academy continues the work of the Church, providing its nearly 900 students with a thorough Catholic education founded upon traditional principles.

Donations made directly to the St. Mary’s Academy Teachers’ Fund at the Caring Community Foundation are permanently endowed.  This means your donation stays at the Foundation permanently to build through investment results over time.  Annually SMA may request a distribution from the fund’s earnings to help pay teachers’ salaries and benefits.