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Upcoming Events

Grants Application Training for Parishes – June 24 from 10-11 AM

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.

Please register for the event here. More information on the Catholic Foundation’s grants program is available on our grants page.

Fall Grants Cycle – August 1 – August 31 at 5 PM

The Grants Program at the Catholic Foundation helps ensure that organizations in the community have the financial resources to serve and make a real difference – now and in the future. The Grants Program reflects what is important in the Catholic faith and is guided by Catholic social teaching and the Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan.

The fall grant cycle online applications open August 1, 2021, at The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 31.  This application cycle of Parish Enrichment Grants and Catholic Community Grants is for parishes and nonprofits (Catholic schools may submit applications in the spring cycle).

Deo Gratias Society Mass and Reception – 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; a livestream will be available. New Deo Gratias members will be recognized and there will be a reception following the Mass. RSVP to attend the Mass in person or via livestream 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.

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

#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 to support your favorite Catholic parishes, schools, and nonprofits!

Past Events


Catholic Foundation 2021 Investment Forum: “2021 Macro/Micro Market Outlook” –  February 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

We are pleased that after a great reception last year, expert speaker Kristina Hooper, Chief Global Market Strategist at Invesco, returned to the Investment Forum again in 2021. She presented “2021 Macro/Market Outlook,” examining the key factors impacting the economy and markets this year.

This event was offered free of charge and open to all. The Investment Forum may be of particular interest to any parishioners interested in the state of the market, professional advisors, pastors, principals, finance council members, and business managers. A recording of the event is available here.

The Catholic Foundation thanks Georgia United Credit Union for their support of the 2021 Investment Forum.

Webinar:  “What Now?  Post-Election End-of-Year Tax Strategies” –  December 10 at 10:00 a.m.  Please join us for a panel discussion to provide some insight into how you can give your clients some strategies for ending the year well given potential policy changes after the election.  Click here to register.  This event is made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Georgia United Credit Union.

Topics will include:

  • Expected market and economic trends from policy changes
  • What your clients can do now to reduce any resulting tax implications
  • Planning steps to take with your clients now to prepare for 2021
  • Charitable giving strategies now and in estates that can reduce the tax burden

The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia is a proud sponsor of the Atlanta Cathechist Conference – August 22nd at 3:00 p.m. EDT

The Atlanta Catechist Conference is an annual gathering of volunteer catechists, core teams, Parish Catechetical Leaders, Youth Ministers, RCIA teams and Catholic school teachers.  The event supports the ongoing formation and enrichment of these volunteers and lay ministry leaders who serve the Church’s mission of evangelization and catechesis. The day features national and local speakers leading workshops on theology, spirituality, methodology, and more. Participants earn Catechist Certification Credit in the Archdiocese of Atlanta for all workshops attended.

The conference web site can be located at

Webinar:  “Life and Legacy – Planning for the Future” – June 18 at 10:00 a.m.

Click here to register to view a recording of the event.

Want to see Fr. Neil’s presentation in its entirety?  Click here to register to view.

Want to see the abbreviated version of Fr. Neil’s presentation as shown in this webinar?  Click here to register to view.