Crafton Endowment

New Bobwhite Foundation Gets $1 Million Commitment As a Challenge for Additional Contributions

A bobwhite enthusiast in Texas kicked off fundraising for the new Bobwhite Foundation this week (April 1, 2013) with a $100,000 endowment … and a promise to match up to $1 million in “endowed” donations from any other source within the next two years.

Joe Crafton, founder and chair of Park Cities Quail in Dallas, made the announcement via video to a meeting of the Management Board of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) at the North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference in Arlington, VA Tuesday.  A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Crafton is CEO and president of CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry headquartered in Dallas. (READ MORE)