What happens when the goal is exceeded – where does that money go? Once a parish reaches its individual annual goal, 100 percent of the overage is returned to the parish for its own needs. Related articles How is the fundraising goal for each parish determined? Who oversees and distributes CSA funds? How much money is raised and where does this money go? What is the Catholic Services Appeal? Have CSA funds ever been used to settle judgements against the archdiocese?