When you support the Catholic Education Foundation of the Diocese of Joliet (CEF), you are supporting the diocesan mission of Catholic education. Your gift will be used where it is most needed -- to fund scholarships.The students and families that receive assistance from the CEF are most grateful for your gift!




Mail your check to the CEF office at:
Catholic Education Foundation
Diocese of Joliet
16555 Weber Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403


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The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) distributes more than 1,600 need-based scholarships each year. Eligible families with students K-12 are encouraged to apply for financial assistance to help cover the cost of tuition. These tuition assistance grants are determined on an annual basis and families must apply each year in order to be considered.  In 2017-18, the CEF distributed $2,130,297to 1,648 students in our Catholic elementary and high schools. Read More Here