Catholic Foundation News

Catholic Foundation has been in the news! Check out what we have been up to and how we are positively impacting our Catholic community.


Catholic Foundation On The Airwaves

The Guadalupe Radio Network airwaves have been alive with good news about The Catholic Foundation. KATH, 910-AM host Dave Palmer recently sat down with President and CEO Matt Kramer and Vice President of Business Development Cheryl Mansour to talk about the role and purpose of The Catholic Foundation.


Maximizing the Impact of Your Non-Profit Board Panel Discussion March 6

All are welcome to our next Catholic Community Network session, "Maximizing the Impact of Your Non-profit Board," on Wednesday, March 6 at our office, 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 850.


The Catholic Foundation Will be on the Air Twice This Week

Friends of The Catholic Foundation are invited to hear not one, but two, interviews on the Guadalupe Radio Network the week of Feb. 4 about the upcoming 37th annual Catholic Foundation Award Dinner.

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G. Marc Lyons To Lead The Catholic Foundation Board of Trustees. Foundation Welcomes Matthew Bowen, G. Michael Gruber and David A. Yost to its Board

The Catholic Foundation Board of Trustees has elected G. Marc Lyons as Chairman of its Board, succeeding John Landon who served as board chair the past two years. The Board of Trustees has also elected three new members, Matthew Bowen, G. Michael Gruber and David A. Yost, CFP. Their three-year term, effective January 2019, adds additional strength to the organization’s Board of Trustees.

Award Dinner Committee Celebrates Upcoming Feb. 16 Affair

Many members of the 2019 Catholic Foundation Award Dinner Committee, and Board of Trustees, recently gathered at the home of Barbara and Jim Moroney III, to commemorate the work done to prepare for the annual event.

37th Annual Catholic Foundation Award Dinner One Month Away

Table and individual reservations remain brisk for the 37th annual Catholic Foundation Award Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Welcome Back to School - Streamlined Grant, Tuition Assistance Application Process Helps Dallas-Area Catholic Schools

Over the years, thanks to the support of many generous donors of The Catholic Foundation, grants and tuition assistance have been awarded to serve a variety of needs at local Catholic schools and enable those schools to offer tuition assistance to their students.

Winning Art From The 2018 ‘A Year On The Plaza’ Art Competition Now On Display In The Dallas Arts District

The Catholic Foundation has announced Emily Holman Morris as the winner of the 2018 ‘A Year on the Plaza’ Art Competition.

The Catholic Foundation Awards $692,000 in Grants at Fall Ceremony

Community grants for building renovations, technology upgrades and more follow $1.1 million Catholic Foundation grant presented in February to Holy Trinity Seminary.

The Catholic Foundation Awards $850,000 in Grants at Spring Ceremony

Community grants for tuition assistance, building renovations and SmartLab development follow $1.1 million Catholic Foundation grant to Holy Trinity Seminary in honor of Kevin Cardinal Farrell.

Outstanding Dallas-Area Catholic School Employees Honored with Catholic Foundation Work of Heart Award

Program honors Catholic school employees for exceptional service at their school, modeling a Christian example, or going above and beyond for a student, family or community.

The Catholic Foundation Welcomes New Members to 2018 Board of Trustees

Michael J. Marz, Dan Odom and Wm. Kim Wade bring extensive experience and leadership to the Board


The Catholic Foundation has announced Adriana Rivera as the winner of the 2017 ‘A Year on the Plaza’ Art Competition. Her artwork, “The Tree of Life,” was unveiled on the 28-by-9-foot public art wall in The Catholic Foundation Plaza during a ceremony on Oct. 11 and will remain on display for one year.

Jane and Don Hanratty Named the 2017 Catholic Foundation Award Honorees

Generous community leaders to be recognized for their leadership and impact on Catholic community at the Foundation’s annual award dinner on Feb. 11, 2017

The Catholic Foundation Gives $100,000 for Harvey Relief

Emergency grant to Catholic Charities will help those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas

News Media Contacts

Bill Kula, APR, Director of Marketing and Communications, via email or 972-331-1636 (o), 214-789-1644 (mobile)

Lauren Dugger, Sunwest Communications, via email, or 214-373-1601, x272 

Kristen Carter, Sunwest Communications, via email, or 214-373-1601, x250