Brian’s Fund

Our 501(c)3 fund memorializes Brian F. Tarwater, who we lost September 2016 to opioid addiction. Read more about his story here.

2019 Update

Hello, and thank you for visiting the our website. If you are looking to apply for the a scholarship from Brian’s Fund for your 2019-2020 freshman year, please know we will start accepting applications on Monday, January 28. We apologize you cannot apply immediately but we absolutely appreciate your interest! Please revisit this website on the 28th to submit your application and thank you for supporting our collective fight against the disease of addiction.

Our Mission

Assist students of Kansas City Catholic high schools that bring new ideas to prevent drug use in the teenage community.

Get Involved


It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men

— Frederick Douglas