Message from the President
It has been a great spring and summer for Tri-County!
  • Through some very successful spring events and thanks to the generous hearts of our supporters, we have been able to award K-12 scholarships to a record 500 children for the 2019/20 school year.  
  • Tri-County has just moved into a beautiful new office on Main St. in Mendham, donated by the Darrin Charitable Trust. 
  • We have welcomed 6 new, outstanding trustees. 
  • Best of all – our results: All 45 of our Class of 2019 seniors graduated from high school, and are starting college this fall! 

The October 28 th  Annual Awards Dinner will be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all of this success, while we recognize three distinguished honorees; Eric Andersen, Co-President of Aon, Doug Kennedy, CEO of Peapack Gladstone Bank, and Ray & Cathy Donovan and the Donovan Family, longtime supporters of inner-city children and Catholic education. Each of our honorees share a great commitment to the Tri-County cause of providing hope to needy, inner-city New Jersey children through the opportunity of education to safe, quality, values based schools.  

Looking forward to an outstanding school year ahead. Thank you for your support of our scholarship children.    
Prudence Pigott
Join Us October 28th
for our biggest night of the year
has a beautiful new home!
14 West Main St, Mendham
at the corner of New Street and Main Street

We are grateful to the
Margaret A. Darrin Charitable Trust
for the gift of this great building, and for the significant renovation funds.

A new street sign should be installed by August 30 .
Stop by and visit us!
All 45 seniors graduate — Now onto college!
We are proud of our graduating high school seniors. All have earned financial aid from their respective colleges. Here's where they will be starting their college studies over the next few weeks:
  • Boston University
  • Cairn University
  • Caldwell University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • The College of New Jersey
  • College of St. Elizabeth
  • Drew University
  • Felician University
  • Hampton University
  • Hobart & William Smith College
  • Liberty University
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • Montclair State University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Pace University
  • Penn State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Providence College
  • Ramapo University
  • Rutgers University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Richmond
  • William Paterson University

500 K-12th grade scholarships
for this school year...
1,500 students on our Waiting List
Spring events bring friends, and raise funds for scholarships
Tri-County's 7th Annual Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon four accomplished women leaders and raised $139,000 for high school Freedom Scholarships. With their awards are Honorees:  Jessica Ortiz Esq ., Former NY Federal Prosecutor and current Partner with MoloLamken, LLP in NYC;  Paula Mandell , Senior Vice President and Area Executive, M&T Bank;  Anneliese Seelaus , CEO, R. Seelaus& Co;  Michele R.Neves , Principal of Immaculate Conception School in Montclair, New Jersey. 
Tri-County recognized three distinguished honorees from the legal field at the 6 th  Annual Lawyers for Tri-County Dinner on May 14.  Honorees: The Honorable Julio M. Fuentes, Senior US Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit; Catherine P. Wells, Esq. Chair Labor and Employment Group, Chiesa, Shahinian, and Giantomasi, PC; and Timoth I. Duffy Esq. Founding Partner, Duffy Coughlin LLP, and Tri-County Scholarship Fund Chair 2010 - 2018.
Tri-County alumni speaker Mathew Fung, a Paterson Catholic and Rutgers Engineering graduate, currently an Engineer with Arconic Engines; student speaker Genai Veal, a senior at Mary Help of Christians Academy; with honoree, Tim Duffy Esq. 

The event raised $137,000 for Freedom Scholarships. 
It was a beautiful day for golf for Tri-County’s 27 th  Annual Golf Outing, at Morris County Country Club on June 3.  Thank you to our event sponsors, PwC and Bank of America, and to all of our golfers and raffle ticket buyers who together raised $145,000 for K-12 scholarships.   
Tri-County hosts College Transitioning Day at Paramus Catholic High School
Trustee Catherine Higgins, President - Grand View Human Resources, LLC, presented a workshop for Tri-County seniors on resume-writing and how to pursue internship opportunities in college.
Tri-County brought Rutgers Career Development Specialist, Prof. Larry Jacobs, to present a fun "pep-talk program" for all of the juniors and seniors on the importance of personal commitment, resilience, body language, and believing in yourself.
Meet Our Newest Tri-County Trustees
Mark Adee
Chairman and CEO
Crum & Forster
Katherine Gargiulo
Kathy Murphy
Senior Relationships Manager
Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank
MaryBeth Savas
Delbarton Mothers' Guild
Yvonne Previdi
Robert Yanez
President & GM
Univision Local Media
Join Us October 28th
for the Annual Awards Dinner
Tri-County Scholarship Fund
Mission and Purpose
Tri-County Scholarship Fund provides opportunity for financially needy New Jersey children - without regard to race or religion - by offering scholarships to better, safer and values-based independent schools that help students to reach their full potential.