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Ed Festa

Senior Director of Advancement

Catie Aasen

Advancement Coordinator

Thank you for your interest in supporting Holy Spirit Prep. Your gift helps ensure that we remain at the forefront of providing a classical Catholic education experience to all students. We are pleased to work with you in structuring gift opportunities to meet your philanthropic goals while best supporting the needs of the school. All gifts are subject to compliance with Holy Spirit Preparatory School giving policies. Holy Spirit Preparatory School is a 501(c)(3), and contributions to the school are tax-deductible upon compliance with the Internal Revenue Code.

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is the cornerstone of our fundraising program for the school and provides vital financial support for the programs at HSP.


The Spring Gala is a community fundraiser with a focus on “A Communion of Joy,” bringing the extended community into a joyous celebration of our shared faith and school achievements.

Georgia GOAL

GOAL is a state tax credit program that allows Georgia taxpayers to redirect a portion of their state tax payment to a private school of their choice. This contribution gives a dollar-for-dollar credit toward your state tax liability. With these funds, HSP provides tuition assistance for qualified students.

Ways to Give

Credit card payments are accepted through our online giving portal and the GOAL payment processing system. This portal also offers the option for bank transfers through the same links.

Checks should be made payable to Holy Spirit Preparatory School, Inc and mailed to:

Holy Spirit Preparatory School
Attn: Development Office
4449 Northside Drive
Atlanta, GA 30327

To make a gift of stock, please use the following instructions:

Recipient’s Account Name: Holy Spirit Preparatory School

Recipient’s Account Number: 4173-5206

Brokerage Firm: Charles Schwab and Co., Inc.

Brokerage Firm DTC #: 0164, Code 40

Please include donor name. If donors wish to remain anonymous, the brokerage firm will not disclose their information.

We kindly ask that you also contact the Development Office in advance of this type of gift, otherwise we may be unable to determine the identity of the donor.

Maximize every dollar of your donation by taking advantage of a matching gift. Thousands of companies have programs that will double, or even triple individual tax-deduction contributions made by their employees. If your company has a matching gift program, please ask your human resources representative for a matching gift form to submit with your gift. Our Development office will take care of the rest.

Planned gifts help Holy Spirit Prep ensure our programs, activities, and physical infrastructure flourish today and in the future, while keeping tuition affordable. With a planned gift, not only are you making an enduring statement of support, but you will also be honored as a member of the Caritas Legacy Society.

Planned gifts include bequests, retirement accounts, and life insurance policies.

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is HSP’s annual giving program and top fundraising priority. Gifts to the HSP Annual Fund help us fulfill our mission of providing a classical Catholic education to students from diverse backgrounds so we can better serve one another and the world around us. We encourage all members of the HSP community to participate in the giving campaign each year. Annual Fund donations are tax deductible.

Annual Fund Gift Options

Gifts to the Annual Fund support many areas across campus. Please consider making your contribution today.

We provide step-by-step help with processing payments.

Please consider submitting a pledge to the Annual Fund.

Give via text by texting the word "Give" to 678-616-2355.

You can also make donations by check or give a gift of stock.

Annual Fund Giving Levels

  • St. Joseph Calasanz Level
    $50,000 and above
  • Cougar Level
    $25,000 – $49,999
  • Donoghue Level
    $10,000 – $24,999
  • Donnellan Level
    $5,000 – $9,999
  • Dillon Level
    $2,500 – $4,999
  • Paraclete Level
    $1,500 – $2,499
  • Gold Level
    $500 – $1,499
  • Green Level
    Up to $499
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Learn More About the Annual Fund

Do you have any questions?

Contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help navigate how to contribute and take the tax credit. Thank you for your support.

Georgia GOAL

You’re already paying income taxes to the state – why not redirect some of them to provide tuition assistance to financially eligible Holy Spirit Prep students?

This is a proven opportunity that is a win-win-win for taxpayer donors, scholarship recipients, and our school community. By simply contributing to Georgia GOAL for a 100% Georgia income tax credit – in other words, by contributing with dollars you must spend anyway – you will help maximize financial aid for deserving families seeking a Holy Spirit Preparatory School education.

Tax Credit Limits Based on Filing Status:

  • Single Filer – $2,500
  • Married Separate Filer –$2,500
  • Married Joint Filer – $5,000
  • Pass-Through Owner (not making HB 149 election)* – $25,000
  • C Corp, Trust, or Pass-Through electing to pay tax at the entity level (HB 149)* – 75% of annual tax liability
  • Business that pays insurance premium tax – 75% of annual tax liability, but credit shall not exceed $1 million
Holy Spirit Preparatory School 2023 Annual Gala

Annual Gala

Join us on April 27th, 2023 at Piedmont Driving Club for Holy Spirit Prep's Annual Spring Gala! The Gala is a community fundraiser with a focus on celebrating our shared faith and school achievements. This joyous event helps us reach out to the extended community.

Information on tickets and sponsorships can be found here:

Thank you in advance for your support!

Annual Spring Gala

On April 6, 2024, members of the Holy Spirit Preparatory School community, including faculty and staff, members of the board of trustees, parents, and friends of the school will gather at the Piedmont Driving Club for our Annual Spring Gala, to celebrate our community. The night will serve as a beautiful welcome to new members of our community and a warm reminder to the rest of us of how truly unique and blessed we are to be part of this communion of joy united in the Church’s vital mission.

During the event, we will be recapping many of our successes of the year and showcasing the exciting projects that are well underway. All proceeds from this event will go directly into supporting our school and our students, ensuring that we can continue to provide the highest quality classical Catholic education.

2023 Gala Sponsors

  • Anonymous
  • Kim and David Hanna
  • Sally and Frank Hanna
  • Cittadella
  • Msgr. Edward Dillon
  • Kelly Loeffler and Jeffrey Sprecher
  • Kathleen Magnusson
  • Hennessy Automobile Companies
  • Joann and Todd Jones
  • Southeast Networks
  • The Table Group
  • Michelle and David Bertany
  • The Butker Family Foundation
  • Canonbury Homes
  • Andy and Lindsey Capps
  • First Citizens Bank
  • Homrich Berg
  • Jack and Juanita Markwalter Family
  • Darrell and Tara Mays
  • An and Elizabeth Pham
  • Regnum Christi Atlanta
  • Coles Barton LLP
  • Mike and Kelly Angelo
  • Digby Eye Associates
  • Denise and Erik Gunderson
  • John and Elizabeth Hanna
  • Innovative Comfort Solutions
  • Mike and Cindy Jones
  • Chris and Margaret Martin
  • Rob Peters at Sterling Seacrest Pritchard
  • Emil and Ruth Sacco
  • Strickland & Co. and Strickland Davis

Join us for an Evening of Elegance

Enhance your support for the Gala and our beloved school by becoming a sponsor.

Purchase an individual or couples ticket for the event!

If you are unable to join us, you may still make a donation. We are so grateful for your generosity.

Give via text by texting the word "Give" to 678-616-2355.

Planned Giving

The Caritas Legacy Society honors those who have included Holy Spirit Prep in their estate plans. By committing to HSP with a planned gift, you can establish your legacy and give an excellent education for generations to come. Join the Caritas Legacy Society today and help us form students into deeply faithful, profoundly magnanimous men and women.

There are several ways you can include HSP in your planned giving both now and into the future:

  • Specific bequests (including appreciated securities or assets)
  • Qualified charitable distributions from IRAs (if you are over age 70½)
  • Charitable trusts
  • Naming HSP as a beneficiary of retirement accounts or insurance policies

To start your planned giving, please contact the Development Office by emailing


Parent Volunteer Association

The Parent Volunteer Association (PVA) organizes social, educational, and spiritual events each year to foster Holy Spirit Prep’s strong sense of community. All parents and grandparents have abundant opportunities to support the PVA with their time, talent, and treasure.

Athletics Booster Club

The Athletics Booster Club (HSPABC) recognizes that participation in school athletics benefits everyone. In addition to providing financial support, the HSPABC aims to build and strengthen relationships amongst volunteers, students, coaches, parents, school faculty and staff, sponsors, community members, alumni, and grandparents.

Athletic Booster Club signups for 2023-2024 coming soon!

Holy Spirit Prep Arts Alliance

The Arts Alliance (HSPAA) encourages, supports, and supplements the fine and performing arts curriculum and programming among students and faculty in a Catholic environment.

Faith and Family

Faith and family are integral to the Holy Spirit Prep community. Recognizing that parents are the primary teachers, these groups offer support, fellowship, and enrichment opportunities through various gatherings and retreats throughout the year.

Volunteer: Parent Volunteer Association

The Parent Volunteer Association is a vital and dynamic volunteer group that supports Holy Spirit Preparatory School in its mission, programs, and activities, including:

  • Offering volunteer opportunities that draw the school community together.
  • Facilitating communication between the school and parents.
  • Supporting faculty and enhancing existing school programs with volunteers, speakers, and resources.

All Holy Spirit Prep parents are automatically members of the Parent Volunteer Association and are encouraged to participate in the many volunteer opportunities available.

Contact your campus leadership with questions and interest today!

To register for a chairperson or volunteer position at events throughout the school year, fill out the form below.

To submit a PVA related expense, fill out the form below.

  • Preschool PVA Lead: Kristen Heath
  • Lower School PVA Lead: VyVy Lee
  • Middle School PVA Lead: Amanda Kuhlman
  • Upper School PVA Lead: Erin Messer

Volunteer: Faith and Family

At Holy Spirit Prep, we encourage parents to be active both in their children’s education and their spiritual formation – through attending Mass as a family, participating in the sacraments together, and more. Committed to the primacy of faith and family in education, our Men’s Club and Connections offer support, fellowship, and enrichment opportunities through gatherings and retreats throughout the year. Please reach out to the Advancement Office if you are interested in learning more.

The HSP Men’s Group hosts biweekly meetings focused on spiritual formation, offering an opportunity for HSP dads, faculty, staff, and alumni to interact and grow in their faith through periodic social activities. All Holy Spirit Prep men are invited and encouraged to participate. For more information, contact HSP dad, Jason Neff, at

Connections is an HSP community of women devoted to fostering prayer, spiritual growth, personal formation, and fellowship. Our Patron Saint is St. Teresa of Calcutta, whose joyful testimony of love and spiritual motherhood is truly inspiring! Our motto is: “When you know how much God is in love with you, then you can only live radiating that love.” Please contact Erin Messer at should you wish to join or learn more about the Connections Women’s Group.

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