From the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

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The following are articles previously published in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) journal, Healthcare Philanthropy. Apra members get special access to articles as part of our partnership with AHP. Download the article from the spring 2019 issue below, plus check out others available online, to gain industry insights to advance your healthcare philanthropy understanding.

Special Apra Member Benefit: Download from the Spring 2019 Issue

How a Culture for Philanthropy Enables Fundraising Performance

By Steven A. Reed | Healthcare Philanthropy, Spring 2019

Shifting from a company culture of philanthropy to a company culture for philanthropy might seem subtle, but it can provide tremendous results. Learn how changing organizational structure can ensure organizational systems, processes and policies support donor needs and enhance fundraising capabilities. 

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No Laughing Matter: Philanthropy as the Best Medicine

By John Drake, CFRE

Industry professional John Drake defines philanthropy as simply “loving others.” In this article, Drake experiences the benefits of philanthropy firsthand when doctors diagnose his daughter Grace with thyroid cancer. Thanks to local support and a total of $3 million donated to the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Irving since 1992, Grace recovered peacefully without ever having to leave town. Today, the community’s compassion for others continues to inspire Drake to help as many people as possible through his work. 

Shifting Focus: 3 Must Haves for a Major Foundational Change

By Dana Krauss

The health care industry is constantly changing, prompting situational foundations to shift toward larger communities. This not-so-easy transformation comes with its challenges, but Veronica Carroll, CEO of the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver, suggests there are three special areas to consider: donors, data and leadership. Read more to learn how each area can help make this transition smooth and successful.

 

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