Fundraising Events


Each year, CATCH organizes a series of special events – widely recognized as the best of its kind – to raise funds to support its mission. In addition to attracting some of the region’s leading businesses and corporations, CATCH events are attended by a variety of sports, media and business personalities.

The Detroit News/CATCH Outstanding High School Graduate Awards Program

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
6-9 p.m.
The Dearborn Inn

Each May, The Detroit News partners with CATCH to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of 24 Michigan High School seniors in a variety of academic categories. Participating sponsors provide financial support for CATCH and the student in the form of scholarship assistance named after the sponsor.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Presenting Sponsor: $15,000
  • Against All Odds Sponsor: $10,000
  • Student Category Sponsor: $7,000
  • Student Sponsor: $3,500

CATCH Golf Prelude Party & CATCH Golf Classic
Presented by Toyota Motor North America

Golf Classic
Monday, July 18, 2022
Shotgun Starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
NEW VENUE: Red Run Golf Club, Royal Oak

The CATCH Golf Classic, twice-voted “Michigan’s Best,” is supported and attended by top executives and sports and media luminaries. The Golf Classic features a scramble format with the option of a celebrity golfer in each group (fivesome) with shotgun starts typically at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.  Sponsorships, which include a fivesome, range from $3,000 to $35,000. For additional information, please call 313-876-9399.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Presenting Sponsor: $35,000 (RESERVED)
  • Platinum Sponsor: $16,000 
  • Dinner Sponsor: $8,000
  • Lunch Sponsor $8,000 (RESERVED)
  • Breakfast Sponsor $8,000
  • Golf Cart Sponsor: $7,500 (RESERVED)
  • Range & Practice Green Sponsor: $7,500 (RESERVED)
  • Gold Sponsor: $6,500 
  • Silver Sponsor (PM Tee Time): $5,000 
  • Silver Sponsor(AM Tee Time): $4,000
  • AM Foursome Only: $3,000 

Prelude Party
Sunday, July 17, 2022
5:30-9 p.m.
MGM Grand Detroit

Honorees TBA

MC: FOX 2 News Anchor Amy Andrews
A prelude to CATCH’s annual Golf Classic the following day, the Prelude Party features a strolling dinner, silent and live auctions of autographed sports memorabilia and resort and golf getaways, a chance to mix and mingle with a variety of Detroit’s popular leaders and personalities and a brief ceremony for honorees.  Tickets for the Prelude Party are included in all Golf Sponsor packages, or individually for $100 each.

CATCH Night of Champions XXXIII
Presented by Utica Leaseco

 Thursday, October 13, 2022
The Henry Hotel, Dearborn
5:30-9:15 p.m.

CATCH Night of Champions features a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, sit-down dinner and a live auction of unique and spectacular packages. The highlight of the evening each year is the  CATCH Hall of Fame induction along with the presentation of the annual Dr. Clarence Livingood Humanitarian Award.


  • Presenting Sponsor: $40,000 
  • Reception Sponsor: $15,000 
  • Dinner Sponsors: $10,000  
  • Champion Sponsors: $5,000

Third Party Events

CATCH encourages and welcomes businesses, corporations and organizations to donate proceeds from their own special events/activities to CATCH. Over the years, a variety of events have been independently organized and staged to benefit CATCH. Examples include office “blue jean” days, sports-themed dress-up days, Michigan-Michigan State days, tin can raffles, golf outings and bowling nights.

For more information or suggestions, call 313-876-9399