The Loretto Fund

Guidelines for Requesting Funds

The Loretto Sisters have a long history of helping refugees and recent immigrants settle into their new life in Canada. This fund will support TCDSB students who are new comers to Canada.

  1. Please submit your request on The Angel Foundation for Learning’s The Loretto Fund application form after discussion with and approval from the Social Worker Vettor for your area.
  2. Students must have arrived in Canada within the past 5 years; include proof of arrival in Canada.
  3. Receipts must accompany the application form.
  4. The request cannot exceed $150 per student; exceptional circumstances may be considered up to $300 upon authorization by the AFL Executive Director.
  5. Group requests (5 students or more) will be considered to a maximum of $500 per school per year.
  6. This fund may be used to offset costs for newcomers to participate in school events including, but not limited to:
     Leadership activities
     Orientation camps
     Sports events
     Retreats
     Field trips
     Seminars
     Compliance with school dress code
  7. Indicate to whom the cheque should be addressed: School Social Worker; Institution; School… and to where the cheque should be sent. Payment will not be made directly to the student or family.
  8. Once the application has been approved please submit to, The Angel Foundation for Learning, CEC, Attention: Jennifer Tocci, Office Manager.

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