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The Catholic Foundation was established in 1955 by a group of visionary Catholic business and professional leaders in the midst of a period of remarkable growth and prosperity in the Dallas area to ensure that the physical and spiritual needs of those in the community who were less fortunate would never be overlooked.

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Holy Trinity Grant Release 2018

Entrepreneur Raul Estrada Named the 2019 Catholic Foundation Award Honoree

A successful Dallas-based entrepreneur has been named the 37th Catholic Foundation Award honoree in recognition of his Christian example and inspiration, as well as his outstanding abilities to make positive changes throughout the local Catholic community.

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37th Catholic Foundation Award Dinner

February 16, 2019
Cocktails at 6:00pm Dinner at 7:30pm

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Holy Trinity Grant Release 2018

The Catholic Foundation Grants More Than $1m To Holy Trinity Seminary In Honor Of Kevin Cardinal Farrell

Long after the storm has passed, Surprise grant presented during 36th Annual Catholic Foundation Award Dinner honoring Cardinal Farrell for his tremendous impact during time as Bishop of the Diocese of Dallas.

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Winning Art From The 2018 ‘A Year On The Plaza’ Art Competition Now On Display In The Dallas Arts District

The Catholic Foundation has announced Emily Holman Morris as the winner of the 2018 ‘A Year on the Plaza’ Art Competition.

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The vision of The Catholic Foundation is to be the primary philanthropic leader whose trusted stewardship satisfies our donors' intentions while meeting the needs of our Catholic community.