COVID-19 Resource Center

AHP will continuously update this page with new content, resources, and events to support members.  Please check back here regularly.

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Fundraising Resources for Challenging Times

Resources to help you work through the tough questions and think about the best response to the challenges your organization is facing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

What you'll find on this page

Amidst the rapidly changing situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), we're dedicating this page to collect resources that you can readily access to help you and your organizations philanthropy efforts. Bookmark this page, and continue checking back for new resources. If you have some resources you'd like to contribute to this community page, please send them along to

Connect with others

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On Demand Webinars

The following is a list of webinars available (many without any cost) to AHP members.

Integrating Direct Response Strategies into your Development Program: Discover new ways to incorporate direct mail, e-mail, telephone solicitation, social media channels and other forms of digital media content into your case for support and solicitation efforts

The Perennial Millennial Conundrum: How to Reach this Elusive Prospect Base: This session features personal commentary by actual millennials, who have developed a social media platform and e-fundraising app that appeals to millennials on their turf, along with a group discussion on your experience in reaching the elusive perennial millennial donor market. 

Using the Phone to Qualify Leads and Get Appointments: Whether you are new to fundraising or have years of experience, this session will help you hone your skills and develop personal techniques for successfully talking with your donors on the phone.

Access five years of archived AHP webinars, with more than 50 hours of on-demand educational content. Most are free to AHP members.

Healthcare Philanthropy Journal Articles

As a member, you are subscribed to AHP's Healthcare Philanthropy Journal. You can refer to past articles in your printed copy, or access the PDFs online your Huddle account.

The Crisis Pivot
By Jolene Francis, CFRE

This article won the prestigious 2019 AHP Healthcare Philanthropy Journal award. Here, Jolene tells the story of how her fundraising group handled a quick pivot to support the Enloe Medical Center when they were overwhelmed facing the crises of the wildfires in their community of Chico, California. (Page 14.)

Presentations (PDF)

Articles from the Web

Topic              Resource Link             
Healthcare Industry News and Analysis The Weekly Gist: Climbing the Curve Edition
  Hospitals Need Cash. Health Insurers Have It.
Fundraising Amidst COVID-19 Stewarding Donors Through Crisis
Attracting Donors: How to Craft Your Appeal
The Weekly Gist: The Coronavirus Crisis Edition
Coronavirus ‘Rapid Response’ Funds Proliferate as Threat Grows
Canceled surgeries, COVID-19 patients could be 'double whammy' for hospitals
Hospitals Unsure When or How Federal COVID-19 Aid Will Come (Subscribers Only)
Coronavirus and Fundraising: Our Experts Weigh In
  Infectious Diseases Society of America COVID-19 Resource Page
  Charitable Giving in Times of Uncertainty
  4 Ways to Engage Major Donors
  On COVID-19, the Recession, and Nonprofits: A Special Series
  Communicating Through Uncertain Times
  8 Steps for Successful Fundraising During Coronavirus
  Philanthropy and COVID-19
Running Virtual Meetings Running Effective Virtual Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement
Virtual Events: 21 Powerful Tips For Hosting Successful Online Events
  9 Tips for Making Your Next Virtual Event a Success
  20 Virtual Event Ideas
  Put on a Great Virtual Conference: 5 Tips
Working From Home Working from Home? Self-Isolation Doesn't Have to be Lonely
  20 Tips for Working From Home
  8 Best Practices for Successful Remote Workers
  Working From Home: Your Common Challenges and How to Tackle Them
Managing Remote Teams Top 15 Tips to Effectively Manage Remote Teams
  Best Practices for Managing Remote Teams: A Psychological Perspective
  25 Tips to Help You Manage a High-Performing Virtual Team
Fundraising Online Tips for Engaging Major Donors
  Making an Impactful Digital Footprint: The Essentials of Direct Marketing