The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

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

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Moving From Event-Driven to Major Gifts-Oriented Strategy

Based on a popular AHP Huddle discussion thread, AHP is excited to offer a webinar exploring ways several foundations successfully made the transition from a development program centered around special events to one driven by a major gift strategy.

AHP Connect

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How Special Events Can Benefit Your Major Gift Program

A well-executed event can energize your stakeholders and serve as a positive touchpoint.
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John Drake discusses what he wishes he knew before starting a career in health care philanthropy and why he believes events are effective strategies for securing major gifts.
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Benchmarking allows fundraisers to create advocacy, credibility and leadership in our field.

AHP Upcoming Events

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May 30 - 30, 2018
May 30, 2018
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Jun 07 - 07, 2018
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Jun 19 - 20, 2018
Jun 20, 2018
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Jul 15 - 20, 2018
Jul 20, 2018
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

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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
  • 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
    Chief Development Officer
  • We look forward to sharing an incredible week of learning and fellowship.”
    Sharon A. Jones
    FAHP, CFRE Chair, AHP University-based Programs

Report on Giving

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.