Foundation

Foundation

The community connectedness ensures that current students are supported in an educational partnership with their families, ex-students, staff, the College Board, the Sisters of Mercy and friends of the College.

Established in 1999, the College Foundation was formed to encourage the financial support of all sectors of the Monte community to help ensure that the College continues to provide the best possible facilities and opportunities for our students.

The Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College Foundation Limited is the Trustee Company for the Building, Education, Scholarships and Bursaries and Library Trusts and is the repository of funds raised through the various campaigns.

All donations to the Foundation are gratefully received and donations to the Building, Scholarships and Bursaries and Library Trusts are tax deductible.

Over the past eight years the College Foundation has raised nearly $4m in support of capital and bursary programs for the College.

The Foundation office is located in Casey Cottage, 11 McLaren Street.
For further information about the Foundation please contact:

Director of Development
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College
Tel: (02) 9409 6240

2016 Bursary Blue Ribbon Appeal

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To give a tax deductable gift click here.


The O'Regan Arts and Cultural Common Campaign 2013-2016

Inspired by Catherine McAuley’s pursuit of excellence for the education of young women, the O’Regan Arts and Cultural Common has been designed and built for stimulating minds as well as providing a place for community to gather to celebrate creativity and innovation.

Thanks to the generous financial support of many Monte Parents and Community members and the dedication and good work of the ACC Capital Campaign Committee, the Monte Foundation has already raised over $1.6 million of the $2 million target for this transformational project.

Having been successfully completed ahead of schedule, the ACC was officially opened on the 19 October, 2014 by Professor, the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO and blessed by Bishop Terence Brady DD VG.

Why we still need your support

If the remaining $400,000 can be raised to successfully complete the ACC Campaign, the College will be able to move forward more quickly to other important projects. Thanks to the generous support of parents who have gone before you, Monte is able to provide this innovative and flexible learning facility for your daughter.

Your support will not only benefit your daughter now, but it will also form part of the legacy that you leave for others in the future, stimulating many more bright and beautiful young minds towards greater creativity and service.

Bequests

Another way to help is by including the College in your Will. By making a Bequest to the College you may be able to financially assist the College in a way that was not possible in your lifetime.

A Bequest can take the form of: a percentage of your estate, a specified amount of money, stocks and shares, a life insurance policy or property.

Bequest gifts are not tax deductible and so can be allocated to any of the Foundation Trusts. By informing the College about your Bequest you allow us to recognise your gift which will also encourage others to consider a Bequest. All Bequest correspondence with the College is confidential.

If you would like to talk about a bequest just phone our Development Office on (02) 9409 6240 or ask your solicitor to include a bequest in your Will.

Foundation Functions

  • Blue & Blue Lunch

The Annual Blue & Blue Lunch was held on Friday 13 May 2016 at NSW Parliament House. All funds raised are directed to our Bursary Trust Fund. 

  • Bursary Rugby Lunch

Monte’s Bursary Rugby Lunch will be held at the College on Friday 12 August 2016. Over 600 guests are expected to attend and will be treated to a special Q&A panel with rugby stars past and present. 

2015 Rugby Lunch Donors

  • Masalou Lunch

The Monte Foundation hosts a lunch at the College each year for our ex-students who have left school 50 years or more. The Masalou Lunch, named after the original building on the Miller Street site, will be held this year on Wednesday 21 September 2016. 

Enquiries: Phone the Development Office on (02) 9409 6242

Past Capital Campaigns

  • Campaign 2006 - Catherine McAuley Place

Monte’s innovative learning precinct, Catherine McAuley Place, was opened by Sister Jennifer Ryan RSM, Congregation Leader, Sisters of Mercy, North Sydney and blessed by Bishop David Cremin on Sunday 26 August 2007. The College Foundation’s three year Campaign 2006 was successful in raising more than $1.8M towards the project. 

  • Appeal 2000 - The McQuoin Centre

Monte’s first major Capital Campaign was launched in 2000 with a target of $1.5m to be raised over five years with all proceeds going towards a multipurpose hall, indoor pool and sports complex. The McQuoin Centre was opened in November 2002 by Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, the Governor of NSW and blessed by Archbishop George Pell. Through the generosity of the Monte community the campaign target was reached in June 2004.