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Events

Events Receive updates on the latest news, events, and happenings at the Catholic Foundation. Sign up for our emails.  Upcoming Events   Professional Advisors Network Luncheon, September 28, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1 PM All professional advisors are invited to attend this luncheon. We will share how the Catholic Foundation can work with you to help […]


Webinars

Past Webinars #iGiveCatholic 2022 Training Webinar – September 21, 2022 Join the Catholic Foundation to learn about how to run a successful #iGiveCatholic campaign. This is a great overview for first time participants or review for returning participants. For more information on iGiveCatholic, click here. Click here to watch the recording. 2022 Investment Forum – March 2022 […]


Parishes

Parish Resources Foundation Fact Sheets Catholic Foundation Overview as of June 30, 2022 – English Catholic Foundation Overview as of June 30, 2022 – Spanish   Planned Giving Briefs and Brochures Parish Endowment Brochure – Customizable for In-House Printing Endowments at a Glance for Parishes Endowment Sunday Toolkit (Digital Viewing) (2 Sided Printing) Legacy Liaison Overview Tools […]


Paul S. Ragan Endowment Fund

Supports youth ministry and confirmation programs, as well as potential deliverance ministry program, in parishes located in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Give to the Fund


#iGiveCatholic

#iGiveCatholic Resources Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #iGiveCatholic is the U.S. Catholic Church’s Giving Day that kicks off the charitable season and brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back. As a giving day created to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage, #iGiveCatholic inspires faithful stewards to “Give Catholic” on Giving […]


Grants

Grants – Impacting Our Community   505 Grants Distributed $3.1M+ Total Grants Distributed $393,900 Competitive Grants Distributed 146 Competitive Grants Distributed $27.1M+ Grants Distributed since 1997 Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2022   The Grants Program at the Catholic Foundation helps ensure that organizations in the community have the financial resources to serve and make […]


Careers

Job Openings   Interns Current openings: Fall Internships are available at the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia. Applicants should have completed at least one year of college (recent graduates welcome to apply) and live in or attend school in the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Click on the position below for the job description. Grants Intern – assist […]

Holy Spirit Catholic Church


Scott and Mary Ellen Garrett Donor Advised Fund

Supports the ministries and nonprofits important to the family. Give to the Fund


News

News News Articles January 11, 2022 – Catholic Foundation of North Georgia announces fall grants  October 28, 2021 – Archdiocese of Atlanta creates $400,000 endowment for Mercy Care October 27, 2021 – #iGiveCatholic opportunity to support mission of local church September 29, 2021 – Catholic Foundation donors honored at annual Deo Gratias Mass July 18, […]


Our Leadership

Our Leadership Board of Directors The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of the Archbishop, clergy, and lay leaders.  The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the mission, vision, and strategic plan are fulfilled for all Catholics in our archdiocese.  The Board oversees the investments, policies, […]


Grantee Resources

Grantee Resources   View the Catholic Community Grants Guidelines or the Parish Enrichment Grants Guidelines. See our past grant recipients press releases. Grantee Follow-up Reports – Fall 2021 and earlier: Log in to the Grants Portal HERE to complete your follow-up report online. When you log in: Go to  “Saved Applications.” Find the online application for […]


Grants – Frequently Asked Questions

Grant Application Frequently Asked Questions   Who is eligible to receive a Catholic Community Grant? Eligible organizations include charitable, religious, and educational organizations that have obtained 501(c)3 status. We do not make grants to individuals. Grants are only eligible to those who serve within the 69-county area of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.     Are […]


Meet Our Grantees

Meet our Grantees     All Embrace, Inc. – Recipient of a grant for Certificates of Life for families who have suffered the loss of a child “Embrace is a fitting title for this ministry since it reflects the yearning that parents who have suffered the loss of a baby would love to extend to […]


Our Team

Our Team You may reach any of our dedicated staff members by calling 404-497-9440 or emailing us.  We look forward to serving you and guiding you in creating your Catholic legacy. Nancy Dinka Coveny President Parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Email Sharon Adams Grants and Office Manager Parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption […]


Parish Enrichment Grants

Parish Enrichment Grants Parish Enrichment Grants help pastors to enhance their parish ministries. Twenty grants of $1,000 each are awarded each grant cycle, ten based on deanery and ten not limited by deanery.


Catholic Community Grants

Catholic Community Grants Catholic Community Grants provide assistance to nonprofits, parishes, Catholic schools, and other ministries. They are funded from various endowments established for the purpose of grant-giving. Many of these endowments are designated by the donors for specific purposes. Grants vary in amount and are awarded each grant cycle. Nonprofits do not have to […]


In Assets

$101.6MM+ Total Assets Under Stewardship


Grants Distributed

$27.1MM+ Grants Distributed Since 1997


Total Grants Distributed

$3.1MM Total Grants Distributed


Total Funds Managed

406 Total Funds Managed


Our Impact – Date

FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2022


Giving Societies

Giving Societies In thanksgiving for our generous donors, the Catholic Foundation has established legacy societies to recognize and honor the Catholics in our community.  These donors – who are models of faith and commitment – have given or pledged lasting gifts to the Catholic community.  If your charitable plans include a gift that will one day […]


History

History Archbishop James P. Lyke, OFM established the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia in 1992 as a corporation separate from the archdiocese and accountable to a board of directors. “We are acting as no more than good stewards by putting this Foundation in place,” announced Archbishop Lyke in the Georgia Bulletin. In the early years, […]


#iGiveCatholic

  Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #iGiveCatholic is the U.S. Catholic Church’s Giving Day that kicks off the charitable season and brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back. As a giving day created to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage, #iGiveCatholic inspires faithful stewards to “Give Catholic” on Giving Tuesday, […]


#iGiveCatholic Archive

#iGiveCatholic Archived Materials 2017-2019 2021 Key Dates 2021 Links #iGiveCatholic – Landing page for the Archdiocese of Atlanta Resources for participating organizations Marketing Materials Marketing toolkit Social media tips and sample posts Email marketing (sample emails and tips) Downloads (including logos, backgrounds, and more) Spanish resources (including flyers, a timeline, and FAQs on #iGiveCatholic)   […]


Creating a Fund

Creating a Fund When you create a fund with the Catholic Foundation – or transfer a fund to us from another location – your gift helps strengthen our faith communities and secures the future of our Catholic faith. Your generosity impacts the Church immediately and in the long term. The Catholic Foundation will provide you with an agreement […]


Donors

Donor Resources Our dedicated staff is your first point of contact in planning and making a gift. Please contact us if you have questions regarding any of these materials.   Planning in Uncertainty Planning Forward in Times of Uncertainty Brief CARES Act – What does it mean for you? Charitable provisions in the CARES Act […]


Professional Advisors

Partnering in Giving with You and Your Client The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia can be an excellent resource for your clients’ current or planned giving needs. Introduce your Catholic Client to Us as Another Trusted Partner As a trusted advisor, you provide the best advice, service and products for your client.  The Catholic Foundation […]


What to Give

What to Give Personal Property You can make a gift of personal property such as art collections, collections of other valuables, and even the entire contents of your home.  Your gift of personal property can be used to make a gift to a current fund or to create a new fund. Cash Giving cash is […]


Planned Giving

What is a Planned Gift? A planned gift is a major gift that requires forethought, as it comes from assets or from a will or estate. Many donors also work with a professional to help them with a planned gift. Some donors make a gift (or gifts) during their lifetime to benefit causes they care […]


Meet Our Donors

Meet Our Donors Paul and Renee Armstrong and the Robert Price  “Never Give Up” Scholarship Fund “We want more students and their families to experience the mission of the St. Joseph Catholic School Community:  educating the mind, while expanding the heart.”– Paul Armstong Read More Pope Francis Hispanic Scholarship Fund “Giving help doesn’t hurt. All […]


Sveti Nikola Fund

Supports ecclesiastical, charitable and educational institutions. Read More Give to the Fund


Andy Smith Cathedral Liturgical Fund

To support the liturgical needs of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, GA. Give to the Fund


St. John the Evangelist Goizueta Foundation Faculty and Staff Development Fund

To provide educational and staff development opportunities for the faculty and staff of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Hapeville, Georgia.


St. John the Evangelist Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund

To provide funding for need-based scholarship assistance for Hispanic/Latino students at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Hapeville, Georgia.


St. John the Evangelist Goizueta Foundation Faculty and Staff Enhancement Fund

This fund is used to provide a modest annual salary enhancement for the faculty and staff of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Hapeville, Georgia


Morgan W. Makley III Endowed Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships to help families involved in the school athletic program offset the cost of tuition for a male or female basketball athlete to attend St. John Neumann Catholic School in Lilburn. Give to the Fund


Fabrizio Agresta Endowment Fund

To provide tuition assistance for students who need financial help to attend St. Mary’s Academy in Fayetteville, Georgia. Give to the Fund


SVDP St. Clement Conference Endowment Fund

To provide support for the general mission and operational needs of the local conference of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Clement Catholic Church. Give to the Fund


Kesler Memorial Scholarship Fund

To assist deserving individuals who attend St. Peters Catholic Church in LaGrange in obtaining a college or university education. Give to the Fund


Jack and Judy Scalley Endowment Fund

To support the capital and maintenance needs of the buildings and facilities at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Give to the Fund


John and Jenni Weldin Endowment Fund

For the general purpose of Pregnancy Aid Clinic in Georgia. Give to the Fund


St. Margaret de Castello Endowment Fund

Supports Catholic schools, as well as organizations that help individuals and families in need, and organizations that help families with special needs children. Give to the Fund


Patrick Magrath ’07 Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for students in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


Nancy and Robert Ortner Endowment Fund

The purpose of the fund shall be for the general fund and operational needs of the Saint Vincent de Paul Conference of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Johns Creek, GA. Give to the Fund


Verso L’Alto Endowment Fund

The Verso L’Alto Endowment Fund has been established to support students of St. Mary’s Catholic School in Rome, Georgia.  The objective of this non-scholarship fund is to expand and enrich students’ understanding of Catholic values and principles through experiential learning experiences. Give to the Fund


Yellow Ribbon Endowment Fund

Provides support to the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a veteran serving non-profit organization providing housing, transportation, caregiver, and family support to severely injured, wounded, or ill post-9/11 service members of the United State Military during medical treatment and recovery at the Walter Reed National Medical Center, in Bethesda MD. Give to the Fund


Divine Mercy Mission Endowment Fund

Supports the general mission of the church including ordinary operation expenses, capital maintenance and expansion, religious education, ministries and emergencies. Give to the Fund


Mision del Divino Nino Jesus Endowment Fund

Supports the general mission of the church, which may include capital needs, religious education, ministries, and operations. Give to the Fund


Investment Forum

Recording Our 3rd annual Investment Forum took place on March 3, 2022. Our keynote speaker was Rupal Bhansali, Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager, International & Global Equities at Ariel Investments. She presented her contrarian investing views in a talk titled “Winning by Not Losing: A Provocative View of Global Markets.”   Rod Hennek and […]


Purification Heritage Center Endowment Fund

For the general purpose of Purification Heritage Center, including historic preservation, clergy renewal, and the revitalization of the first Roman Catholic district in Georgia.


Financials

Financials In our quest to be the most trusted Catholic foundation, we strive for transparency and professionalism in all that we do.  Transparency as well as prudent and efficient stewardship of the resources we receive are core values of the Catholic Foundation. The Board and staff of the Catholic Foundation work to provide excellent services […]



St. Genevieve Endowment Fund

Supports Catholic Charities USA to help people who are suffering in communities in the United States that have experienced a disaster or crisis. Give to the Fund


Supporting Our Mission

Supporting Our Mission The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia relies on the support of our Catholic community in The Archdiocese of Atlanta to keep its mission thriving.  The Foundation has established the Catholic Foundation Endowment Fund to help fund our mission long into the future.  Your gift to the Catholic Foundation Endowment Fund supports the costs of […]


Ways to Give

Ways to Give Thank you for your interest in supporting the Catholic Foundation and the parishes, Catholic schools, and ministries we serve.  Whether you give $50, $250, $1,000 or more, your gift will make an impact in our archdiocese and community for years to come.  For more information on what specifically you can give, please […]


Past Bulletin Notes

Bulletin Notes 2021   Bulletin Notes: January 2021 – English Bulletin Notes: January/Enero 2021 – Spanish/Español Bulletin Notes: February 2021 – English Bulletin Notes: February/Febrero 2021 – Spanish/Español Bulletin Notes: March 2021 – English Bulletin Notes: March/Marzo 2021 – Spanish/Español Bulletin Notes: April 2021 – English Bulletin Notes: April/Abril 2021 – Spanish/Español Bulletin Notes: May 2021 […]


Past Articles

2020 December 10, 2020 – Catholic Foundation announces Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory Fund November 26, 2020 – #iGiveCatholic Responds to Pandemic Needs (The Georgia Bulletin) November 12, 2020 – Catholic Foundation of North Georgia creates emergency response fund (The Georgia Bulletin) September 3, 2020 – Catholic Foundation Donors Honored for Spiritual Stewardship (The Georgia Bulletin) […]


Past Newsletters

Past Newsletters Email Newsletters December 2021 August 2021 June 2021 March 2021   June 2020 May 2020 April 27, 2020 April 16, 2020 March 2020 February 2020 December 2019 September 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 January 2019 December 2018 #iGiveCatholic – Nov. 2018 November 2018 October 2018 […]


Don Hedges ’70 Scholarship

Supports scholarships for students in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


Catholic Emergency Response Fund

Supports grant giving to organizations that provide food and emergency financial assistance for housing and utilities in counties throughout the archdiocese. Give to the Fund


*Catholic Foundation Annual Operating Fund

Supports annual operating expenses of the Foundation and our mission now. Give to the Fund


Bickes Family Teacher Development and Support Fund

For St. Pius X Catholic High School for teacher development and support. Give to the Fund


Valianos Family Fund

For St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School in Decatur, Georgia to provide scholarships for students in need to attend the school. Give to the Fund


The St. Pius X Goizueta Foundation Faculty and Staff Development Fund

Supports educational and development opportunities for the faculty and staff at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


Mercy Care Endowment

Supports its mission of furthering the healing ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Care gives tangible expression to Christ’s merciful love by providing compassionate, clinically excellent healthcare in the spirit of loving service to those in need, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. Give to the Fund


Claire Thompson Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School students in need. Give to the Fund


Crean Family Fund

To provide scholarships for students in need to attend Reach for Excellence and Marist School. Give to the Fund


David and Fay W Prince Family Endowment Fund

Supports Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home, the Senior Ministry of the Cathedral of Christ the King, and the Retired Priests of the Archdiocese of Atlanta Give to the Fund


Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships at St. Pius X Catholic High School to students who are also children of alumni. Give to the Fund


Catherine Todd Scholarship Fund

Supports a scholarship at St. Pius X Catholic High School to students who display the qualities that Catherine Todd possessed: living by Christian faith, compassion towards others, true love of life, and outstanding service in the community. Give to the Fund


Byron Bickes Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships to provide tuition assistance to an incoming freshman in need of financial support at St. Pius X Catholic High School. The student must have a legacy of involvement in both sports and academics and plans to these pursuits in high school. Give to the Fund


Luanne Heideman Endowment Fund

Supports general operating costs, school improvements and expansion, faculty support, and tuition assistance for Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School. Give to the Fund


Weston Edwards Wolf ’97 Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for students who combine deep faith with exceptional perseverance, hard work, and discipline in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


Professional Advisors

Professional Advisor Resources Catholic Foundation Overview (English) and (Spanish) – Share this one page overview of the Catholic Foundation with your Catholic clients to introduce use and our ability to partner with you.   To Share with Your Clients Bequest Language for Wills – Assist your clients in making one of the easiest planned gifts – […]


Schools

School Resources Foundation Fact Sheets Catholic Foundation Overview as of June 30, 2021 – English Catholic Foundation Overview as of June 30, 2021 – Spanish Planned Giving Briefs and Brochures School Endowment Brochure – Customizable for in-house printing School Endowment Brochure – Customizable for professional printing Endowments at a Glance for Schools Legacy Liaison Overview Tools for […]


Mai-Doan Family Charitable Fund

Mai-Doan Charitable Endowment Fund More than 40 years ago, two amazing people got together to raise a beautiful family. From humble beginnings, they worked hard to provide for their extended families only to see their savings  and livelihood wiped out from a tyrannical and corrupt government. Risking their lives, they escaped with their two oldest […]


Deacon Mike and Ruth Jones Family Fund

Supports scholarships for students so that they may experience the St. Pius X Catholic School traditions of Family, Faith, and Service. Read More Give to the Fund


Deacon Mike and Ruth Jones Family Fund 

Deacon Mike and Ruth Jones Family Fund  A Legacy for St. Pius X Catholic High School    When Ruth Jones passed away in 2019, Deacon Mike and his family wanted to establish a legacy in his wife and their mother’s honor. They quickly realized that St. Pius X Catholic High School, an institution so important to their family’s history, […]


Meet Our Grantees – FOCUS-Fragile Kids

“Mikayla has the ability to thrive, and the right to an inclusive/mainstream, academically challenging educational setting, and the very best life possible. Donors to your organization makes these things possible.” – Charlene, Grandmother   FOCUS+Fragile Kids is an organization that helps children who are medically fragile or have significant developmental and/or physical disabilities. They comfort […]


Meet our Grantees – Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Ellijay

Good Samaritan Catholic Church in Ellijay was able to send 55 teens and 9 adults on an “Alive in You” mission trip in June 2018 thanks in part to a $1,000 Parish Enrichment Grant from the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia.  These teens also worked hard fundraising for the trip through car washes, raffles and […]


Father John C. Kieran and Father Richard A. Kieran Endowment Fund

Supports the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia. Read More Give to the Fund


Monsignor Daniel J. O’Connor Endowment Fund

Supports the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia. Read More Give to the Fund


St. Pius X Class of ’71 / Doll deGolian

Remembering a Classmate The St. Pius X Class of ’71 / Doll deGolian Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund   The St. Pius X Class of ’71 / Doll deGolian Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund was established in 2007 by members of the St. Pius X Class of 1971 and friends and family of Doll deGolian Sullivan, a ‘71 classmate who died of cancer. The Fund offers […]


Clyde Marable McCarty Endowment Fund

Supports scholarships for students in need at St. Thomas More Catholic School. Read More Give to the Fund


Meet our Donors – Michael and Mary

Passion for Catholic Education Knights of Columbus Council 15161 Endowment Fund   Michael and Mary Murray were active parishioners at Our Lady of the Assumption for 57 years. During their 64 years of marriage, they were blessed with three children and five grandchildren. Mike and Mary “always felt strongly about providing a living legacy as […]


Knights of Columbus Council 15161 Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for students of active parishioners in financial need at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Read More Give to the Fund


Matthew Isaac Herrin Memorial Endowment Fund

Supports scholarships for students in need at Queen of Angels Catholic School. Read More Give to the Fund


St. Francis Table Endowment Fund

Supports St. Francis Table which feeds the hungry at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Read More Give to the Fund


Vivian Adán Eager Reader Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School. Read More Give to the Fund


St. Pius X Class of 1971/Doll deGolian Sullivan Tuition Assistance Fund

Supports student scholarships. Read More Give to the Fund


Robert Price Never Give Up Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for St. Joseph Catholic School in Marietta for middle school age students with a heart for service. Read More Give to the Fund


Francis M. and Margaret Mary Hartman Endowment Fund

Supports the general purposes of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Read More Give to the Fund


St. Pius X Class of 1968 Memorial Fund for Teacher Enrichment

Supports teacher enrichment. Read More Give to the Fund


Pope Francis Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for Hispanic students to attend college or university in the southeast. Read More Give to the Fund


Christopher Caolong Nguyen Endowment Fund

Supports the mission of Chris 180 which serves children in need. Read More Give to the Fund


Christopher CaoLong Nguyen Endowment Fund

Healing Children, Strengthening Families, and Building Community  Christopher Caolong Nguyen Endowment Fund    Christopher CaoLong Nguyen and his twin brother, Alexander, were born on December 22, 2017 to a loving Catholic family in Marietta. His parents, Thao and Long, were thrilled to bring two beautiful boys into their family which was already blessed with two sisters and a brother.  The older children […]


Meet our Donors – The Herrin Family

Honoring Their Child’s Memory Matthew Isaac Herrin Memorial Endowment Fund   Erica and Brent Herrin have a busy family. They have twin 9-year-old boys – Mercer and Andrew, and a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, born in July 2017. They were also richly blessed to have given birth to Matthew Isaac on February 15, 2016, who lived only 15 days.  […]


Francis Michael Hartman

Preserving a Catholic Legacy Francis M. and Margaret Mary Hartman Endowment Fund   Francis (Frank) Michael Hartman loved God, he loved Margaret Mary, his wife, and he loved his church. And now, his loving generosity will bless future generations. During his time as a CPA at Crane Co., the pastors and finance councils at St. Thomas the Aquinas Catholic Church benefited from […]


Donors

Giving Services for Donors The vision of the Catholic Foundation is to ensure that the Catholic community and its ministries have the financial resources to serve and make a difference in the lives of future generations. As Catholics, we believe in the importance of stewardship of our God-given gifts. We often seek ways to give […]

Deo Gratias 2017 Donors Archdiocese of Atlanta


Djuric Family

The Djuric Family Honors Their Patron Saint Donor-Advised Fund    Nick Djuric, a parishioner at the Cathedral of Christ the King, knew that one day he wanted to create a fund to honor his family’s patron saint, Bishop Saint Nicholas (Sveti Nikola). Nick was baptized in the Serbian Orthodox Church and his family has relied on the […]


David James Gojdics

Soup Kitchen Ministry St. Francis Table Endowment Fund     Like many retirees, David Gojdics chose to use his free time to help others. A member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Stone Mountain for more than 20 years, David was especially interested in the vital work of soup kitchens. He had already volunteered with Open Door Community , when he happened to […]


Brother Priests

Brother Priests Create a Lasting Legacy Father John C. Kieran and Father Richard A. Kieran Endowment Fund   It’s no secret that our priests give freely of their time and talent. But did you know that we have priests who also give generously of their treasure? In 2016, Irish-born priests, Father John Kieran and his […]


Peggy Harvey

Creating a Legacy for Good Bequests to a Parish Endowment Fund   Years ago, Peggy Harvey and her husband, Bernard, received a large insurance settlement after he was injured while doing iron work for the construction of a high rise in New York City. The accident left him totally disabled, and the Harveys moved to Vero Beach, Florida where […]


Monsignor O’Connor

Leaving a Gift in Your Will The Monsignor Daniel J. O’Connor Endowment Fund    Monsignor Daniel O’Connor devoted his entire priesthood to reaching out to his fellow Catholics. In his will, he remembered the Catholic Foundation of North Georgia with a $110,000 gift “to be used at [the Catholic Foundation’s] discretion.” With the majority of this gift, the Foundation established the Monsignor Daniel J. […]


Vivian Adán

Passion for Reading Vivian Adán Eager Reader Scholarship Fund    The school library has always been a special place for young readers. This is where the grade school librarian held the keys to a magical kingdom of knowledge and exploration beyond what parents, teachers, or TV could show. For many children, reading is a very intimate and special […]


Jim and Jo Appleby

Forgotten Insurance Policy, Unique Way to Give  Charitable Gift Annuities     While cleaning out their home in late 2013, Christ the King parishioners Jim and Jo Appleby had quite a pleasant surprise. They came across an insurance policy that had been purchased by Jim’s parents at his birth in the 1930s. Originally costing just $15, they would […]


Meet Our Donors – Never Give Up

Never Giving Up Paul and Renee Armstrong and the Robert Price “Never Give Up” Scholarship Fund    Robert Price was a true friend and inspiration to the students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Marietta. Robert had a disability, but he didn’t let it slow him down. He was a loyal friend, faithful member of St. Joseph […]


Meet Our Donors – St. Pius Class of ’68

Teacher Enrichment St. Pius X Class of 1968 Memorial Fund   In 2008, the St. Pius X Catholic High School class of 1968 were celebrating their 40th reunion. A group of the ‘68 alumni saw the important need to support their beloved faculty members after a change in archdiocesan policy required all teachers to be […]


Pope Francis Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Continued Education for Hispanic Students  Pope Francis Hispanic Scholarship Fund   The Pope Francis Hispanic Scholarship Fund was created by Victor Sanchez.  Victor was born and raised in Puerto Rico. In 1999, he and his wife Maria Ivonne relocated to Atlanta where they became parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marietta.  He and his wife come from a “family […]


Clyde Marable McCarty

A Legacy of Giving Clyde Marable McCarty Endowment Fund    Clyde Marable McCarty and her husband Tom raised their family in Decatur. Clyde was a convert to Catholicism and devout throughout her life. She served others in many ways, including bringing Catholic children who attended the Davidson School for the Deaf to church and to her home for Sunday dinner. […]


Djuric Family

The Djuric Family Nick Djuric, a parishioner at the Cathedral of Christ the King, knew he wanted to create a fund someday to honor Bishop Saint Nicholas (Sveti Nikola), his family’s patron saint. Nick was baptized in the Serbian Orthodox Church and his family has relied on the saint’s intercession for unfailing help. “After our […]


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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (Blairsville) Endowment Fund

Supports ministerial program development, religious education, and structural maintenance. Read More Give to the Fund


The St. Pius X Goizueta Foundation Hispanic Scholars Fund

Supports scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


The St. Pius X Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund

Supports scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


The Olga and Roberto C. Goizueta Scholarship Fund

Supports scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students in need at St. Pius X Catholic High School. Give to the Fund


Mai-Doan Charitable Endowment Fund

Supports One Body Village to help abused and exploited children. Learn More Give to the Fund


Catholic Emergency Response Fund Overview

Grants Announced The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia is pleased to announce the recipients of the Catholic Emergency Response Fund. $242,000 was granted to 32 organizations to serve those in need throughout the Archdiocese of Atlanta. These organizations are still receiving high volumes of requests for assistance due to the pandemic and these grants will […]


William and Victoria Crittenden Family Endowment Fund

Supports St John Neumann Catholic School Scholarship. Give to the Fund


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