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Annual Fund



The operating budget for The Athenaeum of Ohio/ Mount St. Mary's Seminary for the fiscal year 2018-2019 is just under $5 million dollars - the cost of opening the doors each day, conducting numerous academic programs, providing tuition aid and housing to seminarians, updating computer resources necessary for teaching, learning and administration, and maintaining the physical plant.

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Vital to the operation of the institution is the steady and loyal support of alumni, parents, friends, the business community, organizations, and foundations. The importance of unrestricted support cannot be overstated. The Athenaeum Annual Fund and its Bishop Fenwick Society enable the Athenaeum to meet daily operating expenses.

For more information on making a contribution to the Athenaeum Annual Fund or to add your name to our mailing list, please contact the Advancement Office at (513) 233-6113 or via email at advancement@athenaeum.edu.

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Matching Gifts

Maximize the impact of your gift to The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary with a matching gift. Many companies sponsor programs enabling their employees and retirees to double or triple their personal contributions to higher education. The process is not complicated. Contact your human resources department for a matching gift form, fill it out, and forward it to the Athenaeum. Some companies use electronic filling which eliminates the need for a matching gift form. Inquire where you work about matching gift opportunities.

For additional information or concerns, please contactthe Advancement Office at (513) 233-6113 or advancement@athenaeum.edu



Loyalty Assemblies

Consistent giving is so important that the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary created the Episcopal Order of the Bishop Fenwick Society, assemblies to honor its most loyal Annual Fund donors. Donors who have supported the Bishop Fenwick Society of the Annual Fund for five or more consecutive years are recognized as members. Consistent giving is the cornerstone of the Annual Fund's success. Membership in the loyalty assembly is renewable annually.

Designations include:



Multi-year pledge

A multi-year pledge can help you keep track of your giving, cut down on annual solicitations, and ensure that you continue to support the Annual Fund each and every fiscal year.

Pledge Form

Multi year Pledge Form (Letter of Intent)



Leadership giving

Many of our benefactors decide to make the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary a priority for their charitable dollar. The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary's Seminary has established the Bishop Fenwick Society to recognize its top Annual Fund donors. Membership is renewable annually and is based on Annual Fund gifts made or facilitated by an individual. Learn more about the Bishop Fenwick Society.

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