I began writing capital campaign case statements, annual fund solicitations and student recruiting viewbooks for fund-raising counsel Robert Moore Allen’s clients in 1983. I soon began providing graphic design services as well, creating campaign logos, case statement and annual fund solicitation brochures. We continued working together until Mr. Allen’s retirement in 2008.
During the two years Winston-Salem State University was my client, I wrote the capital campaign case statement for the University’s $25 million Centennial Campaign, an annual report for the WSSU Foundation and a student recruiting booklet and brochure.
As a subcontractor for Allen MAC, I wrote copy for a brochure and flyer for Davidson College’s annual giving solicitation.
I wrote a case statement for Allen MAC client, The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter in Burlington, North Carolina, for its ‘Fulfilling the Vision’ campaign.
I wrote a capital campaign case statement for Allen MAC client Christ Church in Greenville, South Carolina. I also designed the campaign logo and case statement brochure.
I wrote and designed a capital campaign case statement, with supporting campaign logo and stationery design, to help St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, address structural problems in its worship space.
I wrote a case statement and designed the logo, stationery, pledge card and brochure for St. Andrew’s College’s “Share the Vision” campaign. The Laurinburg, North Carolina, Presbyterian college was an Allen MAC client.
I wrote and designed two fund-raising brochures for Allen MAC, Inc., client Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community.
As a subcontractor for Allen MAC, I wrote a campaign case statement for Pennyburn at Maryfield continuing care retirement community in High Point, North Carolina.
I wrote the case statement for Allen MAC client Mars Hill College’s “Values & Vision” campaign.
I wrote a capital campaign case statement for Allen MAC client the Anglican Communion to support the Endowment for the Anglican Observer at the United Nations.
For Allen MAC client Kanuga Conferences, Inc., I wrote and designed an annual fund solicitation brochure and letter.
I developed graphic design concepts for logos, brochures and stationery for the Renaissance 2000 and Pillars of Excellence campaigns for Averett College, a client of Allen MAC.
I wrote the ‘Keeping the Faith, Extending the Legacy’ campaign case statement for Allen MAC client Christ School in Arden, North Carolina.
I provided writing and graphic design services for Allen MAC client Canterbury School’s ‘Building on a Sure Foundation’ campaign. I wrote the case statement and designed the campaign logo, stationery, pledge card and case statement brochure.
I wrote copy for Allen MAC client Heathwood Hall’s annual fund solicitation brochure. The school is in Columbia, South Carolina.
Allen MAC contracted with me to write copy for Germantown Academy’s annual fund solicitation brochure and flyer. The school is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
I drafted the case statement for First Presbyterian Church’s ‘God’s Vision—Our Mission’ capital campaign. The Greensboro, North Carolina church was an Allen MAC client.
Allen MAC hired me to write a case statement for client Centenary United Methodist Church’s “Building on a Sure Foundation” capital campaign.
I wrote copy for Allen MAC client Duke University’s annual giving solicitation brochure.
As a subcontractor for Allen MAC, I wrote and designed a campaign case statement for Saint Timothy’s Hale School’s Carpe Futura! campaign. The school is in Raleigh, North Carolina.
For Allen MAC client St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, I wrote a case statement and designed a campaign logo, stationery, pledge card and case statement brochure.
I designed a logo and stationery and composed direct mail letters to solicit lead gifts and additional donations to raise money for capital improvements to a sorority house on the University of North Carolina campus.
I created a PowerPoint presentation to tell the story of the Project for Hope, a Guatemala-based ministry to help fatherless families become self-sufficient.
I wrote copy and designed a brochure for Walnut Cove Public Library’s fundraising campaign. An Allen MAC client, the library’s campaign featured donors’ names inscribed on brick pavers.
I wrote a case statement for ProLiteracy to help fund its mission to build literacy skills among adults.
The Southeast Gateway Council hired me to draft a proposal articulating their plans to revitalize an area in southeastern Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
As a subcontractor for Allen MAC, I drafted a case statement to raise money to build the local YWCA’s Sports & Wellness Center. Although the client ultimately elected not to use the document, I still believe it makes a good case for supporting the center.