Thursday, November 15, 2012
Challenge grant runs until Oct. 1, 2013
J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., has issued a challenge grant
for two components of the Rosedale Renaissance
Project: the United Methodist Church Central Texas Conference Service Center
and the campus entryway. Together, the two projects total $4,365,636.
The $500,000 challenge grant requires that the University raise
$3,865,636 toward the project’s total cost by Oct. 1, 2013, to receive the
Texas Wesleyan has successfully fulfilled Mabee Foundation challenges
for several campus projects. Most recently, the Foundation gave the University $450,000
in August 2009 after fundraising was completed for the Jack and Jo Willa Morton
Fitness Center. In 2004, the Foundation’s challenge grant of $213,428 assisted with
the renovation of the Polytechnic United Methodist Church education building.
In the 1980s, the Foundation provided challenge grants in support of the
construction of the Armstrong-Mabee Business Center and the Brown Lupton Campus
The Mabee Foundation was formed in 1948 by John E. Mabee and his wife,
Lottie E. Mabee, with its office in Tulsa. As stated in its charter, the purpose
of the Foundation is to aid Christian religious organizations, institutions of
higher learning, hospitals, and other organizations of a general charitable
For more information on how you can contribute, contact Joan S.
Canty, vice president for advancement, at 817-531-4411 or firstname.lastname@example.org.