St. Mark's School Foundation


The St. Mark’s School Foundation is in place to ensure that quality, affordable Catholic education is available to this and future generations.


The St. Mark’s School Foundation, Inc., was established by Father John F. Donoghue in 1989 as a corporation exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and to qualify as a non-profit corporation eligible for contributions for which a credit against the Idaho State Income Tax may be obtained under section 63-3029A of the Idaho Code. The Foundation’s primary purpose is "To stimulate the interests of students, faculty, alumni and friends of St. Mark’s School, or its successor, in its development of educational programs at the pre-kindergarten through eighth grade level." The Foundation’s Articles and Bylaws are designed to sustain and grow the corpus and provide yearly funding. The corpus stands at $470 thousand, which was about the same amount the Foundation has granted to the school over the last five years (2010 through 2015). Going forward, each year the Foundation provides the school a grant of up to 5% of the corpus to ensure the sustainability and growth of the Foundation’s corpus.

FINANCIALS (and / or Form 990 tax filings)


BYLAWS (Coming Soon)


Gordon Jones, President
Peter Vaughan, Vice-President
Stephen Bibbens, Treasurer
Chris Dunlap, Secretary
Father Ben Uhlenkott
Joe Czarniecki 

We are looking for new Board Members – please contact the President


We hold the Foundation’s Board meetings on the third Tuesday of February, May, August and November unless otherwise noted, typically at St. Mark’s Catholic Community at 7pm.


Donate Now 


For donations of marketable securities or other gifts, please contact the St. Mark’s School Foundation President (see link "Contact Us").


Your gift to St. Mark’s School can truly make a difference in the lives of our students, and through 2020, a donation to St. Mark’s School can provide the donor with a triple tax credit! The Idaho Education Tax Credit lets you support St. Mark’s School with dollars you would otherwise pay on your Idaho Income Tax Return.

Donations to St. Mark’s School qualify for a 50% tax credit- a reduction in the actual tax you owe.  If you itemize your taxes, a donation to St. Mark’s School allows income tax deductions on both your state and federal returns, plus a 50% Idaho income tax credit.

  • Idaho individuals may take up to 50% of a gift of $1,000 (a tax credit of $500)
  • Idaho Married couples may take up to 50% of a gift of $,2000( a tax credit of $1,000)
  • Idaho corporations may take up to 50% of a gift of $10,000 (a tax credit of $5,000)

Your tax benefit is dependent on your personal income level and filing status.  Please contact your tax consultant for additional information.


We are currently looking to add board members and volunteers. Please contact the Foundation President, Gordon Jones, for further information


St. Mark’s School Foundation President
Gordon Jones
(208) 484-6519
c/o St. Mark’s School
7503 W. Northview St.
Boise, ID 83704