The Alliance for Catholic Education

Four respected Catholic organizations, Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), Foundation for Catholic Education, Faith in the Future, and Independence Mission Schools (IMS), are all in collaboration to execute a common mission and commitment to provide guidance, long-term strategies and financial support to the Catholic schools, families and students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.


The collective goal of the Alliance for Catholic Education is to work closely with the Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and the various Boards to help sustain and expand enrollment for grades K-12 throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.



An independent charitable organization focused on providing tuition assistance, supported by companies of all sizes.


BLOCS utilizes the Pennsylvania EITC and OSTC programs and is committed to giving families and children access to affordable, high quality Catholic Education in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.


Dave Rowan


555 Croton Road, Suite 310

King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone: 484-704-2300 


Foundation for Catholic Education

An organization whose mission is to provide families affordable access to a Catholic Education. 


The six county Advisory Councils work together with the Executive Board of Elementary Education and the OCE to develop fundraising efforts through the PA EITC and OSTC programs to increase enrollment of the Catholic schools within each county.

Judi Neeld

Director of Development 

1373 Enterprise Drive 

West Chester, PA 19380 

Phone: 610-793-8065 


Faith in the Future

An independent organization that has operational responsibility for our 17 high schools and 4 special education schools.


Their focus is to develop strategies and programs that help strengthen and increase enrollment in our Catholic high schools and Special Ed schools within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 

Irene Horstmann Hannan 

Chief Executive Officer

222 N. 17th Street, Suite 700

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 484-370-2985 x 202


An independent organization managing a network of 15 Catholic elementary Mission schools across the city of Philadelphia.


Their objective is to provide sustainable, affordable, high-quality Catholic Education to children of all faiths in underserved urban neighborhoods.


Michelle Brown

Chief Development Officer

1012 W. Thompson Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 610-200-5100 x 103


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Foundation for Catholic Education

1373 Enterprise Drive

West Chester PA 19380

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