Foundations in Education recognizes excellence in education and generosity in philanthropic support of Catholic education each year.

Please join us at our annual gala on Thursday, May 5, 2022 as we honor:

  • Barbara and Peter Ripp
  • Dr. Steven Cheeseman
  • Mutual of America

at Woodway Country Club, Darien.

  • 5:30 p.m. Invitation-Only Honoree & Sponsor Reception with Bishop Frank Caggiano
  • 6:00 p.m. Registration and Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. Invocation, Dinner, Program and Live Auction

Click here to read the press release.

Foundations in Education promotes academic excellence, faith formation and enrollment in Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Bridgeport through scholarship assistance for needy children, innovation grants for classroom teaching and transformational leadership grants for faculty and administrators.

For more information please contact Megan Quinn, Assistant Director of Development at 203.416.1671 or