A parish may satisfy its Special Assessment as follows.
A parish may satisfy the Special Assessment by making direct payment to the Archdiocese, utilizing the following sources of funds:
A parish may obtain a credit to satisfy or reduce its Special Assessment amount by engaging in the following activities.
Parishes may receive credit for direct tuition assistance of Catholic schools as follows:
Direct subsidies to an Archdiocesan, interparish, or parish school, which includes payments to schools for anything other than tuition assistance, such as documented payment of utility bills, maintenance costs, or other expenses by the parish for the benefit of the school.
A parish with a Catholic school (parish or ACS school) on its property or which is formally an affiliate or sponsor of an interparish/regional school may provide direct subsidies to that school. Other parishes without schools or regional school arrangements are asked to submit payments directly to the Archdiocese.
Contributions to existing parish endowment funds for Catholic schools made through the Catholic Community Foundation may satisfy up to 33% of a parish’s Special Assessment.