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Healthcare Philanthropy: Breaking Down the Recent Updates to HIPAA Guidelines

Grateful patient fundraising is an exciting area of philanthropic opportunity for medical schools, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. A strong rapport between patient and doctor can ignite a donor-patient’s desire to honor exemplary service and to make life-changing, life-saving care accessible to others. Once an important but restricted area of healthcare fundraising, grateful patient programming […]

6 Simple Ways to Strategically Use LinkedIn for Non-Profit Fundraising

LinkedIn is a terrific tool for non-profits that is often underutilized. It is designed to explore individuals’ personal and professional connections and highlights work experience, educational background, and “degrees of separation” more effectively than both Facebook and Twitter. Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Projectuncovered that as of September 2013, 22% of online adults […]

Better Understand Your Potential Supporters: Making a Case for a Feasibility Study

Feasibility and planning studies are defined by extensive strategic conversations, volunteer engagement, and momentum-driving implementation, and can be very significant and important for organizations considering a major campaign. Launching a campaign without a feasibility study is like driving a car without GPS. In a 2011 survey on fundraising campaigns, 72% of respondents among 125 responding […]