Non Profit Status

As a school wholly owned and operated by the Benedictine Abbey of Newark (known as Newark Abbey), St. Benedict’s Preparatory School is considered a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) and not a private foundation under section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code through the group or blanket exemption extended to all the educational institutions owned, administered or controlled by or in connection with the Roman Catholic Church in the United States appearing in the annual Official Catholic Directory.

Some donors, including matching gift companies, may require the documents below before a gift is made.

2020 IRS Determination Letter
2020 Official Catholic Directory

Should additional information be needed, please contact Paula Benavides, gift records officer, at (973) 792-5779 or