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Endowment Fund

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Bishop Shanahan strives to have an endowment of $10 million to be able to make additional investments ​in Shanahan students and faculty, as well as its ​current purpose of tuition assistance.

Bishop Shanahan High School's Endowment Fund is the school's largest financial asset.  It is a perpetual source of support for the school and its mission.  The principal is invested and each year approximately 5% of the endowment is used to support the School’s greatest needs.  Currently the BSHS Endowment is approximately $1.2 million and generates $60K is used to support tuition assistance for families in need. All gifts to the endowment fund add to the principal and strengthen the future of Bishop Shanahan for generations to come.

In partnership with BSHS and its knowledgeable professionals who sit on the Board of Directors, SEI Investments Company manages the BSHS Endowment portfolio. SEI has a singular mission of producing strong investment results to support the educational goals of BSHS. SEI works to manage the Endowment in a sustainable way so that it can provide capital to support the long-term goals of the school.

If you have additional questions about the BSHS Endowment Fund, please contact Trish Kyle, Director of Advancement, at 610-343-6255 or

Gifts to the BSHS Endowment have a perpetual impact on the school.  Below are immediate ways you can support the Endowment:

Join The Shanahan Society

The Shanahan Society is a group of individuals who have identified BSHS as the recipient of a planned gift.  Bequests, Retirement Assets, Charitable Gift Annuities, Life insurance that include BSHS as a beneficiary, allow the Endowment to grow and leave a legacy that promotes a sustainable Catholic education at Bishop Shanahan High School.  Joining the Shanahan Society requires no immediate financial contribution. Contact the Advancement Office to be a part of the Shanahan legacy as you create yours.     


The Annual BSHS Golf Outing

The Annual BSHS Golf Outing provides individuals and businesses to celebrate the BSHS mission and 100% of the event proceeds support the BSHS Endowment.  Read more about the upcoming event in September.
Direct gifts to the BSHS Endowment are always welcome.