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Deo Gratias Society Livestream Mass – September 18
The Deo Gratias Society honors Catholics who have given or pledged lasting gifts to the Catholic community. This year, the Deo Gratias Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church in Peachtree Corners. The event will be livestream only. Click here to watch the Mass on Saturday. The program is available to download here.
If you have made a gift in your will or estate plans to support your parish, Catholic school, or Catholic ministry, please contact us so that we can include you in the Deo Gratias Society and send your invitation.
Life & Legacy Workshop with Ignatius House – September 20, 7:15-9 PM
Proposed changes to estate and trust taxes mean 2021 is a critical time to review your end-of-life plans, including charitable gifts. Bring your questions about estate, trusts, and wills to this workshop. Learn how to care for family members and the organizations you care about with easy, smart planning.
Featuring Brent Herrin, Attorney and Managing Partner of Small | Herrin LLP
Please register in advance here. 6:45 – 7:15 pm: arrivals & heavy hors d’oeuvres, 7:15 – 9:00 pm: program & questions.
Professional Advisors Network – September 29, 4:30-6:30 PM
Join us for a networking event at Lagarde American Eatery in Chamblee! Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For planning purposes, please register in advance here.
The Catholic Foundation Professional Advisors Network brings together estate planning attorneys, accountants, financial planners, wealth managers, and insurance advisors to promote collaboration, education, and leadership in current and legacy giving among their Catholic clients. To learn more about the resources available to professional advisors through the Catholic Foundation, click here.
Register for #iGiveCatholic 2021: August 16 – November 3
#iGiveCatholic is a giving day for the faithful across the nation to unite and donate – both online and offline – to their favorite participating Catholic parishes, schools, and ministries. #iGiveCatholic presents an opportunity for Catholics to donate and support the organizations they are most passionate about on #GivingTuesday, and for our parishes, schools, and ministries to raise funds for a capital improvement, annual fund, or another project of their choosing. Last year, the faithful in our archdiocese gave back, and gave Catholic, donating $970,000 to our parishes, schools, and ministries!
All parishes, schools, and ministries that want to participate in #iGiveCatholic 2021 will need to register their organization in order to participate in the 2021 Giving Day. Registration begins August 16 and ends November 3. Registration will be available at atlanta.igivecatholic.org.
Preparing for #iGiveCatholic – October 13, 10:30 AM
Join our Zoom webinar for tips on how to prepare for your #iGiveCatholic campaign and learn what’s new this year!
This webinar is highly encouraged for new participants and is a great refresher for returning participants.
Please register for the webinar here.
#iGiveCatholic 2021: Advanced Giving, November 15 and Giving Tuesday, November 30
Kick off the charitable season on #GivingTuesday, November 30, with #iGiveCatholic—a crowdfunding event that brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back.
The Advanced Giving Day phase begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, November 15, and runs right into #GivingTuesday.
This year, #GivingTuesday is on November 30 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM.
Visit atlanta.igivecatholic.org to support your favorite Catholic parishes, schools, and nonprofits!
Recorded webinars are available here.
Grants Application Training for Parishes
This training will take place on Zoom and provide an opportunity to learn how to write a competitive application for our Parish Enrichment or Catholic Community Grants. This is a great opportunity for pastors, business managers, administrative assistants, youth ministers, or anyone in the parish who might input a grant application.
Sharon Adams, the Foundation’s Grants Manager, will cover how to navigate the grant application website, tips on how to write a strong grant application, and answer any questions.