Our Land of Dreams campus is making many dreams come true for families and individuals who have special needs. Our 23,000 Center for Learning, Art and Enterprise, 140-acre campus, residential homes, planned facilities, and community vocational opportunities will allow BrightStone to become a model facility in the nation.
Watch Our 3D Rendering of our Master Development Plan
Land of Dreams Development Timeline
2017: Land of Dreams – The Capital Campaign for BrightStone launches.
2020: Williamson County Commission approvals Master Site Plan.
2021: Site development, Infrastructure, Wastewater System installation.
2022: Solomon Builders completes construction of 23,000sf Center for Learning, Art & Enterprise. BrightStone relocates program and staff to the Land of Dreams campus in November.
2023: DeFatta Custom Homes completes construction of first two Residential Homes.
We are ready to build more homes! When? Using no state or government funding, we cannot begin construction until we receive at least donations or multi-year pledges from the community equal to 75% of the estimated $1,000,000 cost to build and furnish each home. Contact us today if you would like to help fund a home or discuss available naming opportunities for your family or organization.
Other priorities include maintenance/storage building; barn renovation; outdoor fitness area; walk/bike track; farmers market area; and ADA fishing pier.
For a tour of our 140-acre campus, our Center for Learning, Art and Enterprise or our new homes – or for questions about making a capital pledge, cash or stock donation, or planned gift, please contact Director of Advancement, Randy Elliott at 615-491-0096 (cell), 615-790-4888 ext. 109 or by email to Randy.Elliott@BrightStone.org.
Ready to Make a Capital Campaign Pledge?
Pledges are an important part of our Capital Campaign success! To request a pledge form, please contact us. You can make a pledge today and fulfill your pledge when convenient to you.
Tax-Smart Donations Using Shares of Stock
We welcome your desire to donate shares of stock. Please give this Stock Transfer Instructions Form to your financial advisor.
Direct your Qualified Charitable Distribution donation to BrightStone from your retirement account to satify your required minimum distribution (RMD).
Since BrightStone does not receive government funding, we rely on the community to fund our general operating budget and our Land of Dreams Capital projects. Please pray and consider how you, your family, or your organization can invest in this life-changing and life-saving Land of Dreams Capital Campaign.
Click the video below to see what our 140-acre Land of Dreams Campus looked before construction!
Our campus will allow students to receive a progressive, innovative and an individualized approach to provision of services, with therapeutic options and many unique learning opportunities.
The future for BrightStone is truly Bright!
CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO VIEW MASTER PLAN SITE MAP
Our Land of Dreams campus is the first facility of its kind in Tennessee!
“We are excited about BrightStone’s Land of Dreams Campaign and delighted to invest in this important project for our community.”
-Jennifer and Billy Frist
“As a resident of Williamson County and someone who feels
very blessed to live here, it’s our obligation to make sure that everybody has a place. What could be more important than providing a place where some of our most vulnerable citizens can find
joy and meaning in their lives.”
-Phyllis and Jim Lackey, BrightStone board member.
Phase 1 Design, Construction, and Banking Partners
BrightStone is grateful for the compassion and expertise of Gamble Design Collaborative who designed our Master Site Plan and to our renowned architects, Earl Swensson Associates (ESa) – both provided their services at no cost to BrightStone. Our constuction partners included Solomon Builders (general contractor), Civil Site Design Group (engineers), and DeFatta Custom Homes (home builder). FirstBank was our construction loan funding partner.
Support our Land of Dreams
Williamson Home Page Aug 13, 2021
“An example for the county – Gov Bill Lee and First Lady visit new Brightstone campus”
Williamson Herald Aug 13, 2021
“BrightStone to triple services with new 140-acre campus”
Nashville Tennessean Sept 1, 2021
“BrightStone’s land of dreams campus to open fall 2022”
Nashville Christian Family Sept 2021 – page 19
“BrightStone’s land of dreams campus hosts Governor and first lady”
Your Williamson 2021 Real estate and home edition
Social: BrightStone land of dreams campus
Fox 17 Television Coverage
BrightStone’s “A Brighter Future for Tennessee” with guests speakers including Governor Lee, First Lady Maria, Senator Jack Johnson, County Mayor Rogers Anderson, City Mayor Ken Moore, and BrightStone Board Chairman Mike Cairnes.