In today’s healthcare landscape, academic medical centers (AMCs) play a critical role in advancing research, education, and patient care. Those who are familiar with AMCs understand the opportunities afforded to the community through these unique healthcare models. However, educating potential donors on the importance of AMCs and addressing the other challenges facing today’s academic healthcare organizations can be tricky. In this guide, we review everything you need to know to effectively engage donors in fundraising, communications, strategic planning, and relationship building to support the mission of academic medical centers.Read More
Elizabeth Dollhopf-Brown is passionate about enabling philanthropy to change people’s lives. From her vantage point, whether through medical research, patient care, or healthcare education, the world is a better place because of the philanthropists who choose to make the world better, one gift at a time.
Having spent more than two decades in fundraising, Elizabeth has gathered extensive experience in major gifts, grateful patient programs, prospect development, and annual giving. She has seen firsthand how no matter what is thrown at the nonprofit industry—be that challenging economic times or a pandemic—the industry is resilient and strong in its mission of service and support to the world.
“We have not journeyed across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.” Winston Churchill
Elizabeth provides additional depth to BWF’s healthcare and academic medicine clients, with a particular focus on grateful patient programs.
Elizabeth has served as a past board member and president of Apra. When not focused on fundraising, she enjoys spending time with family, hiking, reading, and cross stitching.