FACE helps children with tuition assistance
FACE — Family Aid, Catholic Education — the nonprofit that provides tuition assistance based on financial need to students attending Catholic schools in the Diocese of Oakland, has provided 721 students with grants, totaling more than $1.6 million, for the 2016-17 school year.
Phil Toups, interim executive director of Mission Advancement for the diocese, said FACE's grants are made without regard to an applicant's religion, gender, ethnicity or citizenship.
A breakdown of the grants to students attending the more than 50 Catholic schools throughout the diocese:
396 elementary students, $1,750 per student
325 high school students, $3,050 per student
For more information about FACE: www.faceofoakland.org or email FACE@oakdiocese.org.
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