Catholic Foundation Events Calendar

As part of its service to the community, and to enhance the visibility of both its philanthropic work and the pressing needs of the community, The Catholic Foundation hosts and sponsors a number of public and educational activities each year.

    September Catholic Community Network

    In the spirit of “never stop learning and networking,” we’re inviting Dallas-area non-profit professionals to our next quarterly Catholic Community Network panel on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at our offices.


    Our panel of three experts will discuss the importance of good development and fundraising, and what it looks like, to the success of a non-profit enterprise. Topics will include major gift asks and donor relations, prospecting and capital campaigns.
    Our panelists:
    B.J. Antes, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Jesuit College Preparatory School – Dallas 
    Kevin Fitzpatrick, Director of Development, Heroic Media, and 
    Kris Muñoz Vetter, Executive Director, Year Up, Dallas/Fort Worth


    Click here for program details and to RSVP online.


    A networking light breakfast takes place from 7:30 to 8 a.m. followed by the panel and Q&A from 8 to 9:30 a.m.


    Seating is limited, so please RSVP if accepting to Denise Shaw,, or 972-331-1641. Admission is free.

    Fall Advisors Series to Focus on Recent Tax Developments

    Save the date for our 13th annual Advisors Series for Estate and Wealth Management Professionals at the Belo Mansion Nov. 14 in downtown Dallas.

    Howard M. Zaritsky, a nationally-recognized expert on estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes, fiduciary income taxes, estate planning and estate administration, will present "The Year in Review: An Estate Planner's Perspective on Recent Tax Developments."

    Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. The program will take place from 8 to 10:30 a.m. with a break, and offers two hours of continuing education credit.

    Registration of $90 per person is open and can be completed hereFour sponsorship levels are now available for consideration and can be requested here. Table sponsors should submit their form to Linda Scheets.

38th Annual Catholic Foundation Award Dinner


38th Catholic Foundation Award Dinner

February 1, 2020 | Cocktails at 6 pm, Dinner at 7:30 pm.

Save the date for the 38th annual Catholic Foundation Award winner as we celebrate community service and Catholic philanthropy.

Planned Giving Forum Luncheon 2018

Stay tuned for information about our next Catholic Foundation bi-yearly informative lunch program.

Artists Competition Submission Deadline August 22

Enter our 2019 annual art competition by August 22:

  • for a $2,500 Grand Prize Award
  • Public display on Art Wall in Dallas Arts District for One Year
  • Public Unveiling and Art Dedication in the Fall
  • $250 Honorable Mention Prizes


Fall Grant Award Ceremony in November

Each spring and fall, The Catholic Foundation provides grants to organizations that meet the physical and spiritual needs of the Catholic community throughout the Diocese of Dallas and the region.

The fall award ceremony will take place in November as grants are awarded to North Texas churches, schools and community organizations. More details to come as the event nears.

The grants support a number of initiatives including a variety of building renovations and enhancements, technology upgrades and projects that serve the greater community.


Read our spring 2019 press release here. You can see photos and watch videos from the spring grant ceremony that are located in the Photo & Video Library section of our website.