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Important: 2023 Advisors Series Online Registration
Register here.

Registration for the 17th annual Advisors Series for Estate and Wealth Management Professionals on Thursday, Nov. 16 (buffet breakfast served at 7:30 a.m. and the program starts at 8 a.m.).

The program will feature Jonathan G. Blattmachr, co-author of nine books and more than 500 articles on estate planning and Teresa L. Bush, Esq., who has practiced law since 1991 and focused her practice exclusively on issues of estate and gift tax planning, probate, charitable planning, and estate and trust administration.

Participants will receive two hours of continuing education credit (CLE, CFP or CPE). Please call 972-661-9792 for any questions.


For nearly 70 years, The Catholic Foundation donors have supported religious, educational and qualified charitable groups with a variety of grants. Those grants have achieved many great things, such as:

  • Help the poor receive proper food, nutrition and housing
  • Enhance technology used at schools
  • Build and renovate churches
  • Replace worn infrastructure in buildings
  • Install security cameras in schools
  • Enable children to receive a Catholic education
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Thanks to donors both past and present, The Catholic Foundation in 2022 awarded $19.5 million in grants.

That amount included the distribution of more than $1.9 million during our spring and fall grant ceremonies.

Grants distributed in 2022
Grants distributed since our founding in 1955

Stories of Impact

Modern-Day Cavalry Feeds The Hungry
The financial support of The Catholic Foundation helps Network of Community Ministries use its mobile food pantry program to provide families in the Richardson ISD with much needed access to food and drink. A major grant has ensured that Network staff are able to pick up and transport supplies for families in need of life’s most basic essentials.

Stories of Impact

Charitable Pharmacy Serves Needs Of Uninsured and Poor
Free prescriptions for the uninsured and the poor can radically improve the quality of life for thousands of people who use the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Dallas. When limited space presented concerns about providing patient care, a Catholic Foundation grant help optimize space used by the staff in the pursuit of serving others.

Stories of Impact

Outdoor Playground Delights Mary Immaculate Community
A cleaner and safer playground has parents and students at Mary Immaculate Catholic School smiling these days after years of having to repeatedly clean new shoes from the previous base that turned white sneakers black. Thanks to a Catholic Foundation grant, a colorful and durable new surface makes play time all the more enjoyable at the school.

Stories of Impact

Sky’s The Limit Inside New Computer Lab
Students at Bishop Dunne Catholic High School are utilizing cutting-edge technology that provides them with college-level skills involving GeoTech, advanced gaming and design. Funded in part by a grant from The Catholic Foundation, the students are reshaping the way global and local concerns can be addressed with automation and artificial intelligence.

Stories of Impact

The Big White Church On The Prairie
The Catholic Foundation doesn’t just help renovate aging facilities, it helps growing churches and schools meet the needs for expansion. Such is the case for St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in the boom town of Forney, Texas, where a grant helped the church place a beautiful steeple atop its new sanctuary.

Stories of Impact

Discipleship Spurred On By Televised Masses
During the peak of the pandemic, The Catholic Foundation served as the presenting sponsor of the Diocese of Dallas televised Masses in English and Spanish. That support helped to maintain community when churches were closed, people were unable to attend a nearby church and people were invited to “pray in place.”