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Work Of Heart Awards: Recognize The Extra Milers At Your Dallas-area Catholic School

As a long-time supporter of Catholic education, The Catholic Foundation is very pleased to recognize outstanding service at the Catholic schools located throughout the Diocese of Dallas.
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Fifteen Dallas-area Nonprofits, Churches and Schools Receive More Than $950,000 In Fall Grants From The Catholic Foundation

The Catholic Foundation awarded $957,429 to 15 local schools, churches and community organizations during its 2022 fall grant ceremony Nov. 17.
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The Catholic Foundation to Present $957,429 in Grants at Fall 2022 Ceremony

On Thursday, November 17, The Catholic Foundation will award $957,429 to 15 local schools, churches and community organizations during its 2022 fall grant ceremony. The event will take place at Network of Community Ministries in Richardson.

Reminders To Streamline Your End-Of-Year Giving

As we approach the end of 2022 we would like to thank you for your generosity to The Catholic Foundation and for all you do in our community and across the nation. Here are some helpful reminders to assist you as you contemplate your end-of-year giving.

North Texas Artist Robert Opel's "Wings of Joy" Wins Catholic Foundation's 2022 Art On The Plaza Competition

The Catholic Foundation has named Robert Opel of Garland, Texas, the 17th winner of its annual Art On The Plaza competition. Opel’s artwork, “Wings Of Joy,” was unveiled today on the 28-by-9-foot public art wall in The Catholic Foundation Plaza and will remain on display for one year in the downtown Dallas Arts District.

Legacy Circle Dinner 2022

Legacy Circle donors of The Catholic Foundation were celebrated Sept. 29, 2022 for their generosity that will continue to serve the Dallas-area community long after they have passed away. During the evening, Catholic musicians, Lauren and Dave Moore who founded the Catholic Music Initiative spoke about the birth, growth and future of CMI. Following their remarks, they performed a special song they wrote as a gift to the donors.
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Anna LeBlanc Joins The Catholic Foundation As Senior Development Officer

Veteran philanthropic giving advisor Anna LeBlanc, CAP®, has joined The Catholic Foundation as senior development officer, further strengthening the existing team that works closely with donors and professional advisors to serve donors and the needs of the Dallas-area community.
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The Good Word Chock-full Of Great News

The latest edition of The Good Word is loaded with information about a flurry of activity that has been taking place at The Catholic Foundation this summer and what’s ahead this fall.

The Gift That Keeps On Giving: The Louise Buhrer Story

Senior development officer Michael George recently shared the story of Catholic Foundation donor Louise Buhrer, a 5th generation Swiss immigrant who established a charitable remainder trust at The Catholic Foundation totaling $777,000. Our three minute video tells the story.

Panelists Discuss Cultivating Charitable Intentions

Our Sept. 7 panel of community foundation and nonprofit leaders discussed the trends they see in nonprofit communications, fundraising and donor engagement strategies. During their remarks and Q&A session, they provided attendees with insights to help nonprofits, schools and community foundations be successful.