The Partnership was formed in 2010 following the merger of two successful organizations — The Endowment for Inner-City Education and the Patrons Program.
The Partnership has worked exclusively to strengthen and preserve Catholic education in New York City because it believes that:
The Partnership has combined experience of over 20 years and has invested more than $200 million dollars in four main areas:
The concept of a network of schools managed by the Partnership is a natural extension of its strategy to selectively invest in schools with the potential for excellence combined with the Archdiocese of New York’s Pathways to Excellence, a governance model for its elementary schools that shifts management away from parishes to regional boards.
The Partnership will focus its future efforts on managing its network of schools.