Mission: To continue the long practice of offering scholarships to deserving students with financial need. The foundation was established as the successor nonprofit/tax-deductible entity of the franciscan university of the prairies.
Programs: The general purpose for which mount saint clare education foundation is organized is the conduct and performance of religious, educational and charitable activities. Mount saint clare education foundation provides scholarships and support to students pursuing courses of study at institutions of instruction and learning. In 2010, $70,550 in scholarships were awarded to 59 students attending ashford university in clinton, iowa. Ashford university certified that the amounts stipulated for each individual student by the foundation was credited to that student's account. In 2010, $250 was given to the ywca in clinton, iowa to be awarded to one student at the university of iowa. The foundation also sponsors and supports educational programs or courses of study at institutions of instruction and learning; creates, develops and delivers educational, extracurricular and religious programs and services for learners at all levels of preparation and at any geographic location; maintains and supports the members of the religious institute known as the sisters of st. Francis in clinton, iowa, who are roman catholic religious women dedicated to the service of god, who give public witness through their public profession of vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.