Giving Overview

Praise Academy at Lakeside is financed primarily by donations. Our goal is to make quality, Christian education available to every child in the Lakeside neighborhood, regardless of financial means. Each family pays tuition, but only as much as they can afford. We are grateful for your support. Praise Academy is a certified 501(c)3 organization based in Louisiana.  Your donation is tax-exempt to the extent allowed by law.

If you would like more information about how to donate or on how your donation will be used, please contact Mary Grams, our Director of Finances, at (318) 734-8616 or at

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Praise Academy

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Praise Academy General Fund
110 N. Esther Street
South Bend, IN 46617

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