Our 2019 Healthcare Survey, What the Affluent Think About Giving to Healthcare is designed to keep you informed of trends and attitudes regarding healthcare giving. We hope this information provides insight and assists you in evaluating and fine-tuning your programs to reflect the constantly changing donor landscape. Findings in this year’s survey include increased giving […]
Consultants: Anne Kvinge | Janet Cady | Jennifer A. Svihus | Kenneth G. Massey | Mark Marshall
Bentz Whaley Flessner is pleased to present the results of our 2017 Healthcare Survey on What the Affluent Think About Giving to Healthcare. The survey is designed to keep you informed on trends and attitudes towards healthcare giving. We hope the information we produce provides insight and assists you in evaluating and fine-tuning your programs […]
Proper investment in a philanthropy office is vital to success. With that investment comes increased questions, such as “What will success look like?” These questions come from the C-suite as well as the board. Being able to properly answer the “success” questions about the results of your program can help create partnerships throughout your organization. The […]
Consultants: Janet Cady | Jennifer Lappegaard | Mark Marshall
Bentz Whaley Flessner announces the results of its 2015 healthcare survey. Get the full report here.
For more information on our work with hospitals and health systems, please contact Healthcare Practice Leader, Mark J. Marshall. Enterprise Holdings founder Jack C. Taylor and his family give an additional $5 million to the Gary Olson Endowment Fund at St. Luke’s Hospital. The fund supports the hospital’s ability to continue to provide care for patients with insufficient financial resources, provide funding for […]
This November 2014 issue of Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Points of Practice, outlines ways to maximize year-end fundraising.
Consultants: Jennifer Lappegaard | Mark Marshall
Spouses and family members often have significant levels of influence in a prospect’s decision to make a significant gift. Prospective donors are also influenced by representatives from our organizations, and in the healthcare setting, no one has more influence than the medical and nursing staff. Bentz Whaley Flessner’s own research found that across all hospital […]
Consultants: Jennifer Lappegaard | Mark Marshall
Giving By Boards in the Health Sector An important responsibility of healthcare organizations’ board members is that they support their organizations through personal financial contributions. Per capita board giving compares very favorably to other individual giving; at the same time, the overall board, on average, is responsible for less than ten percent of the total […]
From the smallest community hospital to well-known academic medical centers, healthcare nonprofits must intentionally and strategically define their prospect pool in order to build and support a strong major gifts program. There are various ways to identify the most promising prospects for your institution; however, make sure that your process is systematic, results-oriented, and includes […]
Every so often, development officers transcend their title and move into a special status with select donors and prospects – philanthropic advisor. This is not a title that someone puts on their business card or a simple marketing gimmick, it is the result of a high level of professionalism, commitment to philanthropy, and respect for […]
Some simple advice that has served the world well!
Originally posted on FOCUS – Inspiration for Healthcare Philanthropy:The Department of Health and Human Services issued its pre-publication release of the HIPAA rules modifications. The 563-page PDF is available at the Federal Register website and via web link at the BWF website. We have identified issues which we see to be significant for fundraising.…
Well that is a (admittedly bad) paraphrase of the .38 Special song Hold on Loosely and it is an important issue as many people are working hard to find creative gift solutions. I have heard discussions suggesting that the 90s were the golden era of planned giving, whether that’s true or not I don’t know. […]
In the wake of hurricane Sandy many non-profits can toss their annual plan out the proverbial and possibly the actual window. A storm of this magnitude will have an impact on countless organizations around the country, not only in the affected area. A thoughtful, but quick re-evaluation of your program is essential. 1) What has […]
If your organization’s fiscal year ends on June 30th you have a few precious days left to meet your goal! (I did not have to tell you that, you probably are well aware.) By this point, you should have a clear idea about any gap between your dollar goals and your participation goals. There are […]