The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Inspiring, educating and serving those transforming health care through philanthropy.

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Madison Institute 2019

Join us July 14-19 in Madison, WI for the AHP Madison Institute, a year's worth of learning in just five days. This could be the most important week of your career!

AHP Connect

Ethical Guidelines
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Ethical Issues and Recommendations in Grateful Patient Fundraising and Philanthropy

Official guidelines regarding the ethics of grateful patient fundraising
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As we begin the nomination process for our next class of 40 Under 40 award recipients, I wanted to take a moment to share some of the remarkable statistics from our inaugural class.
Meeting new donor prospects
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Discovery visits – from the first phone call, to meeting in person, to qualifying a major gift prospect – are critical to the success of a philanthropic organization.

AHP Upcoming Events

Convene Canada
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May 14 - 16, 2019
May 16, 2019
Toronto, ON
Connect with your fundraising peers from across Canada to share ideas and build your professional networks. You’ll benefit from new concepts, best practices and industry trends shared by leaders in Canadian health care development.
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Mar 26 - 28, 2019
Mar 28, 2019
Primer and Advanced Course Event Block
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Mar 28 - 29, 2019
Mar 29, 2019
Bridge Series Colorado
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Apr 24, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

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Whether you need help meeting your campaign goals or access to qualified job candidates, you can rely on AHP for ample resources, access to peers and the largest career center in the industry.

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  • AHP has helped me to establish a vital, open and trusting network of peers who’ve already provided outstanding advice.”
    Jason Smith
    Executive VP of Philanthropy, Bozeman Health Foundation
    Member Since  2014
  • AHP is so very proud of its diverse, vibrant, committed and resourceful Affiliate membership. I have always been impressed with our AHP Affiliate Members for their commitment, professionalism and leadership in supporting our mission at AHP.”
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    Fred Najjar
    Executive VP, Chief Philanthropy Officer, CommonSpirit Health
    Member Since  2011
  • In this age of healthcare reform, rapid care transformation, and accelerated system, hospital, and foundation consolidation, I see my involvement in AHP as being more valuable than ever.”
    James Quinn
    James Quinn
    Chief Development Officer, Morristown Medical Center Foundation
    Member Since  1989
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Report on Giving 2018 for FY17

AHP’s Report on Giving provides key healthcare philanthropy industry benchmarks including total funds raised (cash and production), return on investment (ROI) and cost to raise a dollar (CTRD), as well as industry trends and performance comparisons based on institution type, number of FTEs and sources of funds raised.