Divine Intervention: Who’s Giving to Faith-Based K-12 Schools?

The John and Daria Barry Foundation recently pledged $2 million to Catholic schools in New York City. Managed through the archdiocese’s Inner-City Scholarship Fund, the grant will pay for physical improvements, teacher training and scholarships for low-income families.

Gifts to religious schools, which tend to be smaller and come from more low-key giving operations, don’t get much attention. However, taking a closer look at the Barry Foundation is a valuable lens through which to examine how giving to faith-based education tends to work.

Inner-City Scholarship Fund Receives $2M Grant from the John and Daria Barry Foundation in Support of New York Catholic Schools

Christmas is coming early this year for the students and teachers at Catholic elementary schools in New York, thanks to a generous $2 million donation to Inner-City Scholarship Fund (Inner-City) from the John and Daria Barry Foundation. This donation – the largest in the Foundation's history – will support Inner-City's charitable mission benefiting low-income students attending Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of New York.

$2.5 Million Gift From The John And Daria Barry Foundation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation Establishes New Precision Oncology Center of Excellence Serving U.S. Veterans at VA’s Manhattan Campus

The John and Daria Barry Foundation Precision Oncology Center of Excellence at VA's Manhattan Campus Will Honor Hundreds of Thousands of Courageous Veterans Battling Prostate Cancer with a VALOR Dedication Ceremony Leading Up to Veterans Day.

John and Daria Barry Foundation Sponsors Four Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced today that it has granted a total of $6 million to 29 promising early career scientists dedicated to advancing critical research in developing better early detection methods, improving life-saving treatments and finding a cure for prostate cancer. Sponsored by the PCF, the Young Investigator Awards program provides both financial support and a comprehensive career development program to early career scientists with unique approaches and groundbreaking ideas to drive the critical research needed to defeat prostate cancer, a disease that nearly 14 million men worldwide are currently battling.