The FWCD Fund

A Message from the FWCD Fund Chairs

Dear Falcon Families:
 
We are proud and excited to serve as FWCD Fund Chairs for the 2021-22 school year. FWCD means so much to our family, and we are honored to help the School attain the financial support it needs to continue providing students and faculty with beneficial opportunities now and into the future.

The generosity of the FWCD family is phenomenal, but it has never been more admirable than last year, when, amid the challenges and uncertainties of the pandemic, The FWCD Fund raised a record-breaking $1,081,200 in unrestricted dollars. Thank you to all who contributed! 

FWCD Together:
This is the School’s theme this year. Together, as we move forward, The FWCD Fund will be the cornerstone of all fundraising efforts at the School. Each gift to The FWCD Fund has a meaningful impact on the students and faculty. These gifts directly support all of our children and are integral for FWCD to continue delivering excellence. 

Leslie and John David Mortiz, with their daughters, Meg ’15 and Anna ’20, have generously offered again this year a 1:1 match for new or increased gifts to The FWCD Fund by June 30, 2022, up to $350,000. Together with this challenge match, we can ensure that the next generation of leaders is afforded the opportunities of superior athletics, arts, and classroom education. 

Thank you in advance for your gift to this year’s FWCD Fund and your investment in our outstanding school and the bright future of our exceptional FWCD students. 

Together, FWCD will make a difference. 

April and Paul Bleich 
The FWCD Fund Chairs 2021-22 

The Moritz Challenge

Take the Moritz Challenge to help the School now more than ever!

In fall 2020, Leslie and John David Moritz, along with their daughters, Meg ’15 and Anna ’20, graciously stepped forward and challenged the FWCD community to raise an additional $250,000 for FWCD through increased and first-time gifts to The FWCD Fund. We are excited to announce that we met this challenge in early January 2021, and the Moritz family has offered an additional $100,000 for new and increased gifts made by June 30. 

Accept the Moritz Challenge:
  • It’s the perfect time to make your first gift to the School.
  • It’s a great way to give an additional amount over previous years gifts.
  • It’s a leadership opportunity to step up to the Keystone Council level. 


Though life looks different for all of us right now, our goal to meet FWCD’s evolving needs hasn’t changed. Support provided to the FWCD Fund is an important part of the School’s operating budget every year and, especially, during difficult times like these.

Join Keystone Council!

Make FWCD one of your philanthropic priorities and become a member of this impactful group. Making monthly payments from May to June can help you reach the Keystone Council level.

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Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.