Many people have been asking us how to become more involved with the Academy, so we'd like to tell you about several options. We are always looking for more people to join us in our mission of 
transforming lives through education!
Join our Professional Network
The Academy's signature Graduate Support Program  mentors our graduates through high school and into college. The GSP program is a key factor in why the Academy is able to boast a 98% high school graduation rate and 88% college matriculation rate

But our support doesn't stop there. We often help our graduates apply for their first internships and jobs right out of college. We provide as much of a professional network for them as we can--and we would love to do more

Will you consider joining our Professional Network? 

J oining our Professional Network means putting yourself "on call" for Academy GSP staff. If they discover an Academy graduate who is interested in your area of expertise, filling out this form gives GSP staff permission to contact you about assisting the graduate in the areas you specify: resume building, mentorship, mock interviews, networking, etc. 


A group of working-professional graduates 
helping at an Academy event 
Sponsor a Student
Each student attends the Academy tuition-free. Because we are not funded by the Archdiocese of Baltimore or federal, state, or local governments, we rely on generous friends to fund our program. Each student is sponsored for the academic term and summer term and student sponsorship provides about half of our needed revenue each school year.
 
Adding a 5th grade means we need 30 new sponsors . We're nearly there, but still need a few sponsorships for incoming 5th and 6th grade students this fall. 

By providing a full, partial, or team sponsorship, you will give a young man from Baltimore City an education that will change his life. In return, you will get to know your student through school events and letters that he will mail you throughout the year. 

Click here to learn more about becoming a Student Sponsor.  Further inquiries can be made by contacting Debby Morris, Vice President for Advancement, at 410-783-9279 or debby.morris@saintignatius.org
Student Sponsors make an Academy education possible
for every student
Volunteer
Tutor
  • Assist students with homework assignments in one or more subjects and help them prepare for upcoming tests and quizzes. 
Athletics
  • Assist with our intramural program by helping with warm ups and friendly athletic matches. Sports change frequently and include flag football, basketball, kickball, soccer, street hockey, etc. 
  • Help coach an interscholastic athletic team. Sports offered are cross country, soccer, wrestling, basketball, baseball, and lacrosse. 
Clubs
  • Assist faculty with an existing club or bring an idea that you think the students would enjoy. Clubs change each semester and include anything from chess, cooking, robotics, comic books, knitting, movies, running, etc.
Tutor Maureen teaches math with Rice Krispies and Twizzlers
Volunteers assist faculty with special clubs like Robotics Club
Volunteer coaches assist with practices and competitive and intramural games

You may find more detailed information about volunteering opportunities here. If none of these work for you, we are always happy to explore other options! Contact Susan Booth, Director of Events and Volunteer Engagement, at 410-685-2145 or susan.booth@saintignatius.org
And, as always...

A gift to the Academy of any amount makes a difference in a young man's life. One-time gifts and monthly donations can be made by check or online at www.saintignatius.org/donate.  Thank you for supporting our school and students! 

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Thank you for your interest in becoming more involved with the Academy--and for helping us grow to serve more students and their families than ever before.