Success Stories

University of Jamestown

Capital Campaign – $ 34,000,000

Operating Fund & Endowment

Served as an executive in a vice presidential position from 2002-2005 during the planning and execution of a multi-faceted capital campaign. Also provided consulting services to the operating fund and endowment in 2009 and 2010.

Teach Haiti – Detroit Lakes, MN

Capital Campaign – $ 5,000,000

Conducted a campaign feasibility study in 2012 to determine the viability of funding a $5,000,000 campaign to construct a new facility to replace leased space for an operating mission-based school in Haiti.

NDSU – Newman Center – Fargo, ND

Capital Campaign

Developed and tested a visioning study in 2011 to assess the viability of constructing and operating a faith-based, residential community for students at North Dakota State University.

Minnesota State University – Moorhead Foundation – Moorhead, MN

Endowment – $1,100,000

Developed and implemented an endowment campaign executed over a 6-month period during 2011-12 focused on athletic scholarships.

Bemidji State University Foundation

Operating Fund

Engaged to improve the annual giving program, we implemented our Audit and Development Immersion Process during 2010. Over a three-year period the staff, using our system, was able to increase giving to the annual fund by 250%.

Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation Interpretive Center

Capital Campaign – $ 6,000,000

Join the DiscoveryExecuted from 2010 to 2013, this capital campaign funded the expansion of the Lewis & Clark Fort Man-dan Interpretive Center. In addition, we worked with the executive director to fund programming for the Dakota Institute which produced multi-media bio-graphical materials on North Dakota subjects.

“Davinci takes on projects most would never consider.  Creativity in challenging environment is out specialty.  To say we think ‘outside the box’ is an understatement.  Sometimes clients come to us without even having a box.  That’s when we excel.  As long as the organization’s leadership is committed to finding a means for a  successful outcome, we can assemble a team to turn your vision into realty.”

– Shannon Schweigert, COO