Welsh Academy

This campaign ended on March 12, 2021, but you can still make a gift to Saint Ignatius High School by clicking here!
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An Anonymous DonorAnonymous member of the Class of 1988 gave $10,000 because 500 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAnonymous member of SIHS community gave $20,000 because $250,000 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorKaren and John Nestor '63 gave $30,000 because $200,000 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorFamily foundation that wishes to remain anonymous gave $50,000 because $300,000 was given by donors
Gifts to Welsh Academy contribute to:
2021 Saint Ignatius Giving Day
1,067 Donors - $404,231 Donated

Your support of the Welsh Academy will help to offset annual expenses of the Welsh Academy - this includes faculty needs, student supplies, mission-based programming and extracurricular activities.

The Welsh Academy began in the 1990s as a dream of then-Saint Ignatius President Rev. Robert J. Welsh, S.J. ’54. He hoped to create a school for urban middle school boys who could be academically successful at a college-prep school like Saint Ignatius if given the right opportunities.

The dream was revived in the high school’s second Strategic Plan, which sought to determine if this school was something Saint Ignatius could—and should—pursue. In 2017, Jesuit regent Dan Dixon was missioned to Saint Ignatius to lead a feasibility study; the Saint Ignatius Board of Regents approved the decision to create the academy in 2018. Under the leadership of Saint Ignatius President Rev. Raymond Guiao, S.J. ’82, Dixon became implementation director, hiring Founding Principal Mary Ann Vogel, Ed.D., and admitting the first class of sixth graders in 2019.

We have reached $300,000...but we're not done yet!

Thank you to everyone who has supported the Annual Fund today! We have reached our $300,000 goal and unlocked a $50,000 matching gift! But let's not stop there. We still have a lot of hours left in the day and a lot of prizes to give away including a Welsh Academy gift basket and a vintage-style t-shirt. 

Tonight the Cleveland Terminal Tower will be lit in blue and gold to celebrate our roots in the city since 1886. Let's continue the celebration and see how much we can accomplish together!

1164 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
First Matching Gift Unlocked!

Thanks to a member of the Class of 1988, we unlocked a $10,000 matching gift by reaching 500 donors! The next matching gift will be unlocked when we reach $200,000 raised.

1164 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
Give Through Venmo!

Donors will now see Venmo as a payment option when supporting Saint Ignatius High School on Giving Day to provide an easy way to make your gift.

1164 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
Matching Gift When We Reach $200,000

1165 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
Giving Day Giveaway

The Welsh Academy, in their second year, not only welcomed a new class of 6th graders, but they also opened their new school building. One lucky donor who makes a gift of $50 or more to The Welsh Academy between 6 and 8 p.m. will receive a Welsh Academy gift basket.

1167 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
Eat at Boaz and Give Back to Saint Ignatius: Wednesday, March 10

1168 days ago by Angela O'Donnell
Give Through PayPal!

Donors to Saint Ignatius High School will now see PayPal as a payment option when making gifts via GiveCampus to give you a flexible, on-the-go giving experience.

1173 days ago by Angela O'Donnell

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