Georgia Bulletin

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Catholic Foundation announces spring community grant awards

By GEORGIA BULLETIN STAFF | Published July 7, 2022

ATLANTA–The Catholic Foundation of North Georgia issued 15 grants totaling $100,000 for the 2022 competitive spring grant cycle for Catholic community grants.

The Catholic Foundation’s Board of Directors awarded and approved 15 Catholic community grants for the spring grants cycle, which is open to Catholic schools. Funding for these grants is provided by the Conrads Family Education Fund, which supports Catholic schools located in the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

The Catholic Foundation attracts, professionally manages and invests gifts to support the current and long-term financial needs of parishes, schools, charities, and other ministries. Through the stewardship and growth of the funds, grants are made to support the nonprofits, parishes, and schools serving the general community within the boundaries of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

This year’s spring community grant recipients are:

Christ the King School, Atlanta: $5,000 to help purchase new Chromebooks for the fifth grade to replace outdated Surface Pros.

Holy Redeemer School, Johns Creek: $8,000 to replace flooring in the bathrooms that are used by all school students and the parish religious education program.

Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Atlanta: $1,000 to purchase a storage unit for the new Pre-Kindergarten program.

Monsignor Donovan High School, Athens: $7,500 to purchase a gently used bus to help expand transportation services to and from school for students.

Notre Dame Academy, Duluth: $7,500 to replace a broken electronic sign with a new unit to provide updated communication with families.

Our Lady of Mercy High School, Fayetteville: $10,000 to support technology enhancements to the Fine Arts Program that will benefit the entire student body. This grant will benefit St. Mary’s Academy opening this fall.

Our Lady of the Assumption School, Brookhaven: $5,800 to help fund educational reading software and a teaching aide for the inclusion program.

Pinecrest Academy, Cumming: $5,000 to complete the foundational phase of painting in the common gathering spaces of the school for the 30 year anniversary.

St. Catherine of Siena School, Kennesaw: $10,000 to replace old teacher laptops and purchase new materials for STEM Enrichment and PE classes.

St. John the Evangelist School, Hapeville: $7,700 to purchase and install water bottle filling stations to replace the existing water fountains.

St. Joseph School, Athens: $5,000 to purchase Catholic Family Crate resources to be used in the classroom and at home for Advent and Lent to connect experiences in our faith at home and school.

St. Mary’s School, Rome: $5,000 to purchase new chairs for the conference room and administrative offices and new furniture for the entrance lobby.

St. Peter Claver Regional School, Decatur: $6,000 to help install a state-of-the art SMARTLAB from Creative Learning Systems.

St. Pius X High School, Atlanta: $10,000 to purchase and install automatic gates and updated fencing to help improve security on campus and reduce staff hours needed to manage the current gates.

St. Thomas More School, Decatur: $6,500 to purchase furniture for a new PreK-4 classroom beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.