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

Thursday, May 21, 2020
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

Golf Classic
Presented by Toyota Motor North America

Monday, July 20, 2020
Shotgun Start: Noon
Meadowbrook Country Club, Northville

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. For 2020, we will be limited to one shotgun start at Noon. Sponsorships, which include a fivesome, range from $3,000 to $35,000. For additional information, please call 313-876-9399.

Sponsorship Opportunities include:

  • Presenting Sponsor: $35,000 (SOLD)
  • Platinum Sponsor: $16,000 (SOLD)
  • Dinner Sponsor: $8,000
  • Lunch Sponsor $8,000 (SOLD)
  • Breakfast Sponsor $8,000
  • Golf Cart Sponsor: $7,500 (SOLD)
  • Range & Practice Green Sponsor: $7,500 (SOLD)
  • 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 – CANCELLED
Due to limitations on public gatherings, the 2020 CATCH Golf Prelude Party has been cancelled. We hope to resume this popular event in 2021!

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 XXXI

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Due to restrictions on public gatherings, we are unable to host our annual dinner gala, HOWEVER, CATCH and CATCH Night of Champions will be celebrated by FOX Sports Detroit during its pre-game and post games shows of the September 10 Cardinals-Tigers doubleheader. The festivities will include the launching of a week-long online auction, surprise video guest appearances and announcement of this year’s CATCH Hall of Fame inductees.

Among the auction items that will be up for bid include some spectacular trips to Island House Hotel and Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island and Dakota Shy Estate in the Napa Valley, unique experiences, celebrity golf opportunities and a variety of sports memorabilia.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Presenting Sponsor: $50,000 (SOLD)
  • Auction Sponsor: SOLD
  • Reception Sponsor: $15,000  (SOLD)
  • Dinner Sponsors: $10,000
  • Champion Sponsors: $5,000
  • Table & Ad Page Sponsors: $2,700
  • Table Patrons: $1,750
  • Individual Tickets: $175

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