FACTS Application for 2024-2025

Hope for the Future provides need-based tuition assistance for Catholic school students within the Archdiocese of San Antonio. Tuition assistance is prioritized by financial need and available funding for the respective academic year.

Hope for the Future funds are raised by the Archdiocese of San Antonio Department of Stewardship & Development and awarded through the Department of Catholic Schools (DCS). The DCS utilizes FACTS Grant and Aid for annual applications and performs an in-depth financial analysis based on data provided on applications.

Please upload your full tax return including all schedules. Failure to include all pages may cause delays in processing of your application.
If you do not file a tax return, you will need to provide supporting documentation related but not limited to Social Security Income (SSI) and Disability, SNAP Benefits, Child Support and/or Alimony, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Veteran Benefits (VA), Workers’ Compensation, and Welfare.

For more information and step-by-step instructions, download the documents below:


Hope for the Future applications are reviewed as they are marked complete and verified through FACTS. FACTS reviews documents as they are uploaded, and application status may take up to 2 weeks to be marked “Complete”. Notifications will be sent to the email listed on your application in May 2024. All Hope for the Future funds are distributed to schools upon student verification. Failure to register your student will result in forfeiture of the student’s award. If you have additional questions, please reach out to your school of choice.

Apply for the 2024-2025 school year HERE.

Hope for the Future

Assists families in obtaining the academic and spiritual benefits of a Catholic School education in the Archdiocese of San Antonio.