Why Give?

"One of the main reasons I believe in myself more today than yesterday or the day before is because of the confidence Cristo Rey is giving me."

- Kaela, Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School '18

Your gift to Cristo Rey Network enables us to sustain our growth and expand the necessary programs for our schools to open a new world of possibilities for thousands of deserving young men and women. Our growing national movement offers youth in under-resourced communities access to high quality education and empowers them to succeed in college and the workplace.

Your gift is an investment in the achievements and dreams of our students and the mission of our Network and schools. We are grateful for the support of donors whose gifts help ensure that a Cristo Rey education is possible for our students for years to come.

Your gift to the Cristo Rey Network would build upon the success of our catalytic programs.

Your gift will increase college readiness through the following programs:
  • Putting MATH Education to Work
  • Executive Functioning Skills Integration
  • Test Preparation
  • Academic Human Capital
  • Student Retention


Your gift will help ensure students' success in the professional workplace through:
  • National Business Development
  • Workplace Training Curriculum Implementation
  • CWSP Human Capital


Your gift will support students' college persistence and completion of Bachelor's degrees through:
  • College Counseling
  • Alumni Advising and Tracking
  • University Partner Program
  • College Success Fund
  • National Alumni Association


Your gift will fuel programs to open new schools and increase enrollment at established schools.
  • New School Growth
  • Capital Projects Fund
  • New Seats
  • Enrollment Marketing


Your gift will build the leadership capacity of Cristo Rey school teams.
  • Executive Leadership Development Program, delivered by University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business, Stayer Center for Executive Education
  • Board Development
  • School Stability Fund


Your gift will sustain the long-term quality and vitality of our mission. Annual income earned from the John P. Foley, SJ Legacy Fund will fuel the needs of each program.