On Saturday, January 9, 2016 and Sunday, January 10, 2016 the 13th Annual SFIC HS Basketball Festival took place with 18 great high schools participating. Here are some pictures of the event. We had some wonderful guests including Co-Adjutor Archbishop of Newark, Most Reverend Bernard Hebda and visit from Spurs forward and St. Anthony alumni,… Read More
Relevant Radio 1430 AM recently interviewed some Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children Trustees and scholarship recipients at our Annual Christmas Breakfast. Listen to the interview with SFIC Executive Director, Gerry O’Connor right now. Catch the interviews and programming related to Catholic Talk Radio on 1430 AM or listen to the SFIC interviews online here: … Read More
The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC) was founded in 1983 by Archbishop Emeritus Peter L. Gerety as the Fund for Educational Advancement. SFIC is a non-profit organization funded by corporations, foundations and individual donors who wish to invest in the future of economically disadvantaged children living in neighboring communities. The Fund has made an… Read More
The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC) Trustee & Investors Bank President & CEO, Kevin Cummings, has been named one of the Top 100 Business Executives by Irish America Magazine. Join us in congratulating him on this well deserved recognition. Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children Trustee, Brian McAuley was recently inducted into the Wireless History… Read More
Congratulations to Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children Trustee, Brian McAuley who was recently inducted into the Wireless History Foundation Hall of Fame on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Mr. McAuley, co-founder of Nextel Communications, was recognized for more than 25 years of service in the wireless communication industry. Click on the Wireless History Foundation image for more… Read More
The donors, foundations and corporations that support SFIC make an enormous impact on the students that receive SFIC. High school seniors receiving SFIC scholarships have a 100% graduation rate. 97% of the high school seniors receiving a SFIC scholarship go on to pursue higher education. For the 2014-2015 academic year SFIC supported over 2,200 students with $2.6 million in tuition assistance…. Read More
Hear what scholarship recipient Oliver DeLeon and his mother, Olivia, have to say about our program.
I feel lucky to have the kids attend Catholic school and The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children has helped me a lot with that. The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children has helped me immensely. All three of my children are receiving it. It could not have come at a better time! I was laid off… Read More
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