Studies in Success

Your success is our ultimate reward.  We enjoy helping clients launch capital campaigns, create current and planned giving programs, meet great challenges, or chart new directions.

• All Saints’ Episcopal School of Fort Worth

Conducted a $21,700,000 capital campaign for a new high school; completed $3,560,000 capital campaign to build a new chapel; raised $4,380,000 for new athletic facilities; implemented a planned giving program; built annual giving from $127,000 to $369,000; and raised $200,000 for financial aid endowment.

• CASA of Grayson County

Increased non-government support through individual gifts and foundation grants.

• Dallas Chamber Orchestra

Researched grants for operations.

• Denison Heritage, Inc.

Researched individual and foundation support and conducted feasibility study to determine support for $8,800,000 capital renovation of original Denison High School as arts center.

• ECODallas

Conducted feasibility study to determine level of support for $5,200,000 capital campaign to build the Environmental Center of Dallas at White Rock Lake.

• First Command Educational Foundation

Designed and implemented a planned giving program, complete with goals, procedures, cultivation of donors, web links, and mentoring leadership and staff to build the Foundation’s permanent scholarship endowment.

• The Gladney Center

Educated board members in fundraising opportunities.

• Grace After Fire

Served as counsel for state grant applications and as public relations resource to promote funding and awareness of women veterans.

• Grayson County College Foundation

Built programs, procedures, and staff and to secure individual outright and planned gifts and foundation grants for the benefit of the college and its students.

• Henry Stilwell Retirement Residence

Conducted feasibility study and served as counsel to guide a $1,000,000 capital campaign for renovation of an independent living facility for retired teachers.

• Hill College

Guided planning, design, and implementation of new planned giving program.

• James L. West Alzheimer Center

Developed trustee knowledge and techniques in seeking major gifts for $10,000,000 capital campaign.

• La Veta Public Library

Conducted a $600,000 capital campaign to renovate and expand library services in a small rural Colorado community serving the elderly and youth.

• Lighthouse for the Blind of Tarrant County

Mentored senior executive officer in fundraising concepts and techniques to begin long-term $20,000,000 endowment campaign and to seek major gifts and grants for additional Lighthouse priorities.

• Mercy Med+Flight

Developed prospect and donor support, strengthened giving base, and assisted new senior development officer in building area donor relationships.

• Nonprofit Service Center of Tarrant County

Served as interim chief executive officer to build annual and program support through individual gifts and grants.

• Parker County Committee on Aging

Conducted a feasibility study and counsel for a $5,400,000 capital campaign to construct a new Senior Center.

• Redlands Community College Foundation

Determined depth and breadth of major gift support and donors’ perceptions of the College and the Foundation.

• Sherman Independent School District Foundation

Assisted in creating an independent foundation for the public school system.

• Texas Christian University

Teaching extended education courses annually in philanthropy and private foundation relations.

• Texas Presbyterian Foundation

Represented foundation to regional churches and Presbyterians to encourage support through outright and planned gifts.

• Texas ReEntry Services

Researched, developed, and guided foundation contacts and relations to secure major grant support to help ex-offenders become productive citizens again.

• Trinity School of Texas

Strengthened board of trustees and executive relations and supported increase in individual gifts and grants.

• Vanguard College Preparatory School

Conducted feasibility study to determine level of support for a $5,000,000 campaign for capital, program, and scholarship goals.

Fundraising Counsel to Outstanding Organizations Since 1996
The Whitestone Group
100 North Lexington, Suite 60
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 944-5562