The Aurora Catholic Education Foundation (ACEF) supports Catholic education through financial grants to parishes, schools, and other programs in the greater Aurora community.
Financially Supporting Catholic Education in the Aurora Community Since 1972
To support Catholic education, funds are raised and invested, with the earnings distributed across a variety of youth focused programs.
To increase the principle fund. ACEF relies on donors like you. It is with your generous support that ACEF is able to continue the tradition of providing Catholic educational excellence.Make an Online Donation Today!
“On behalf of the Diocese of Rockford, I wish to acknowledge the generous contributions from the Aurora Catholic Education Foundation in support of our Catholic schools and Religious Education programs in Aurora. The distribution of these grants has enhanced Catholic educational opportunities for our students since 1973 and we are grateful for all of your hard work and support.”
- Most Reverend David J. Malloy Bishop of Rockford
ACEF Officers & Board
|Pete Hettinger||Vice President|
The Board of Directors presently consists of 11 community representatives and includes 3 priests:
Rev Patrick Gillmeyer, OSB, Pastor Annunciation Parish
Rev Matthew McMorrow, STL, Pastor St Joseph Parish
Paul Mayer (ex-officio), Principal, Aurora Central Catholic High School