Every Gift Makes a Difference

The Office of Institutional Advancement at Brother Rice High School seeks to involve alumni, friends, parents, corporations, foundations and other benefactors and partners who want to provide opportunities for current students and believe in the importance of our mission to… Be Exceptional. Thank you for your generosity and support of our Crusaders.

Crusader Fund

Crusader Fund

The Crusader Fund represents an investment in our students through direct financial aid and ensures our campus facilities, from technology to our building, is properly maintained.

Rice Rises

Rice Rises Program

These donations are essential in allowing Brother Rice to be an exceptional Catholic college preparatory school.

Capital Campaign

Capital Campaign

“Heed The Call” is our comprehensive capital campaign ensuring Brother Rice provides young men an exceptional Catholic educational experience.

Restricted Gifts

Restricted Gifts

Restricted Gifts are donations to be used for a specific purpose, such as a named scholarship fund or a specific cause at Brother Rice.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Leave Your Legacy – Making a planned gift is a wonderful way to show your support and appreciation for Brother Rice and its missions while accommodating your own personal, financial, estate-planning, and philanthropic goals.

Other Ways to Give

To mail your check, payable to Brother Rice High School, please use the address below:

Brother Rice High School
Attn: Institutional Advancement
10001 S. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60655

A wonderful way to honor the memory of a loved one or commemorate the special way a family member, teacher, coach or classmate has touched your life is by offering a gift in their name to Brother Rice High School. Memorial gifts and honorariums can be made online or by mailing your check to the school’s Advancement office. Simply note your intentions on our online giving form or in a note accompanying your mailed check.

Double or triple the impact of your gift to Brother Rice by participating in your or your spouse’s employer’s matching gift program. Your employer should have complete instructions on how to gain a matching contribution. Please keep in mind that some employer matching programs apply to both cash gifts and those of donated securities. Refer to your company’s plan for the specifics.

Transferring publicly traded securities to Brother Rice is now easier than ever and 100% of your donated stock will go directly to the school. If your investments are held at a brokerage firm, you can contact a representative from the firm or go to their website and transfer your shares electronically. The information needed is as follows:

School Name: Brother Rice

Account #: 497846967

DTC #: 0188

Please email or call Mike Zunica, Director of Advancement, if you have any questions. Mike can be reached at 708.289.8801 or mzunica@brrice.org

A gift in support of the Crusader Alumni Athletic Club or CAAC helps to ensure that our student athletes are well-equipped and prepared to carry forward the proud tradition of Brother Rice athletics.

Reduce Your Illinois Income Taxes! Make a gift to the 2020 Invest in Kids Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program and receive a tax credit of $0.75 for every $1.00 you donate. That’s right, make a $1,000 gift to the program and reduce your Illinois income tax bill by $750!

Gifts of all sizes are welcome! Designate your gift for Brother Rice High School and you will be investing in our Crusader community while reducing the dollars you would otherwise be owing to the state. The program is a “win-win-win” for you, for Brother Rice and for students and their families.  

Please visit the Big Shoulders https://www.bigshouldersfundsgo.org/donate or Empower Illinois https://empowerillinois.org/donors/ websites for information.

Institutional Advancement Team


Mrs. Anna Fratto

Institutional Advancement Coordinator



Mr. Mark Donahue '74




Mr. Matt Kelly '96

Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Programs



Mr. Tim O'Connell '03

Director of Leadership Gifts



Mr. Mike Zunica

Vice President of Development, Assistant to the President