The decision to establish the Marist College Canberra Foundation was taken so that the opportunity to be a part of this experience can be available to many more students in the future, and to provide all students with outstanding College infrastructure and facilities.

The Foundation was established to:

This is achieved through the administration of Foundation funds including the Br Mark May Bursary Fund and the Capital Appeal Fund.

You don’t love a boy for what he’s done, or for what he is. You love a boy for what he can become.
Br Mark May

The Foundation is currently focusing on the following programs:

Bursary program

The Br Mark May Bursary Fund provides support for financially disadvantaged students and their families

Capital Appeal Fund

This program assists with the funding of building and construction projects


A program will be established to enable those who have been touched by the unique Marist experience to make bequests to the College, so that it can continue to deliver excellence in education in the Marist way

Visit to learn more about the Foundation, its aim and how you can assist others to experience a Marist education.