Light the Way


Welcome Center view from Miramonte Ave entrance. Scheduled to open April 2024.

Light the Way Campaign

Saint Francis High School’s $100M comprehensive campaign for Capital Improvements, Student Success, and Educator Excellence.

Total Gifts & Pledges
Capital Improvements
($21.8M of $60M Goal)

Innovation Center - Welcome Center - Dining Commons - Campus Quad

New facilities will make it possible to elevate learning experiences, paving the way for collaboration among various disciplines while providing space for cutting-edge innovation. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Saint Francis High School is uniquely positioned to empower students to create, collaborate, and tap into technology resources that will prepare them for a world beyond the classroom.

Contact us for more information on naming opportunities and donor recognition.

Student Support
($25.8M of $25M Goal)

Tuition Assistance & Internships - Ave Crux - Spiritual and Formative Experiences

Along with the ability to provide a variety of experiences, collaborative inquiry and diversity of thought are cornerstones of the Saint Francis High School experience. This is why we are committed to offering a Holy Cross educational experience to all qualified students regardless of their financial situation. By expanding funding for tuition assistance, we can foster belonging, provide equitable access, and offer an educational experience that benefits every member of our community.

Contact us for information on Student Support gifts or starting an endowment, or visit our make a gift for a Designated Programs, Restricted Giving and Endowment page.

Educator Excellence
($8.8M of $15M Goal)

Enhanced Curriculum - Teacher Support & Training - SEL Programs - Entrepreneur Programs

We will expand teaching and learning with an enhanced curriculum, one that is active and collaborative—taking tomorrow’s most important questions and presenting them to teachers and students today. To accomplish this, we will increase investments in social and emotional learning programs, from teacher support and training to entrepreneur programs, industry partnerships, and community support services.

Contact us for information on Educator Excellence gifts or starting an endowment.

Saint Francis Fund
($10M of $12M Goal)

Academic Support - Student Activities - Spiritual Engagement Technology - Tuition Assistance

The Saint Francis Fund assures that every student has the opportunity to participate in all programs at Saint Francis and we have the ability to support the programs our students and educators want to develop. By ensuring that all Lancers can participate in our arts, teams, clubs, and spiritual programs, students will have a strong sense of community and belonging. With the opportunity to engage, students will feel valued and have the ability to share their gifts. 

Campaign Schedule
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Watch Our Progress

Thanks to our friends at Devcon, we’re able to move on to our next construction project without missing a beat. The Eggers Innovation Center is complete, and now the camera is turned on for the next phase of our Light the Way campaign. We are demolishing the 100 building to make room for the construction of a new Welcome Center. Enjoy the live stream!

Innovation Center 

Light the Way

To learn more about the priorities, goals and impact of this historic campaign, please visit www.sfhs.com/light.


Kevin J. Gonzalez
Director of Campaign & Principal Gifts

Greg Calcagno '83
Alumni Director

Aurea DeFranco '84
Community & Family Engagement Director
650-968-1212, ext. 282

Helen Solinski
Major Gifts Officer

Anna Quinones
Annual Fund Manager 

Kate Lincoln '16
Alumni Giving Manager
650-968-1213 ext. 225

Saint Francis High School is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

Federal Tax ID# 94-1337628