Fall 2019 Issue Overview
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.)
Can you grow your own gift officers?
By Jenine S. Rabin, MBA, and Janet B. Cady
By growing the careers of gift officers through mentoring and coaching, executives are making an investment that will yield longer tenures and better performance. (Page 20.)
Lessons Learned from a Centralization Process
By Crystal Hinson Miller, MA, CFRE, and Kevin R. Armstrong
Uniting several organizations under a singular entity isn't easy. The Indiana University Health Foundation's team executed a major organizational restructuring with pristine planning and well-timed initiatives. Follow their implementation story and learn the dos and don'ts of foundation centralization. (Page 26.)
Missed Opportunity Knocks
By Bonnie Jess Lopane, CFRE, and Lisa Smith
Nonprofits are competing for the same philanthropic dollars now more than ever, and it can be challenging to stand out from the crowd. Re-evaluating your development plan while utilizing multi-event sponsorships and thoughtful value assessments can provide the much-needed momentum to seize the moment. (Page 34.)
Predicting the Future of Healthcare Philanthropy
By Debra A. Gill, CFRE, FAHP, MPA
As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly evolve, philanthropy leaders offer insights on possible market shifts and strategies to prepare for what lies ahead. (Page 38.)
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