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Vision Philanthropy Group is a full-service philanthropic consulting firm. We partner with mission driven institutions to achieve strategic, high impact philanthropy. Our fundraising and communications consulting team brings deep experience in leading and managing high performing philanthropy programs to our client-partners.  Our counsel is steeped in knowledge and decades of hands-on experiences and work with influential philanthropists, boards, small and large institutional advancement staffs, and innovative leaders.

We bring practical, yet innovative solutions and coaching to our clients to help them achieve the results they need today and for the future. 


WHAT'S NEW AT VISION PHILANTHROPY GROUP?

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VPG President, Susan Holt, will return to New Orleans April 15 - 17, 2018 for the AFP International Fundraising Conference.  She will present Designing Powerful Partnerships that Transform Culture and Result in New Major Gifts at the 10:30 session on April 17. This interactive session will discuss the strategies and practical tactics for designing powerful partnerships with the board and CEO that transform the philanthropic culture and result in major gifts.


We are proud to present the latest production of Vision Communications: a new campaign video for BrightStone in Franklin, TN. 


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ACTIVE LISTENING: THE JOURNEY FROM FEAR TO BOLD ASKING™ (PART 4)

How much is missed, or is misunderstood, because we fail to truly engage, ask questions and listen?  In philanthropy, this can be the kiss of death to developing authentic relationships and engaging our donors. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE. 

Catch up on THE JOURNEY FROM FEAR TO BOLD ASKING™series HERE. 


Vision Philanthropy Group President, Susan Holt, presented Creating Million Dollar Gifts with Physicians Partners – Strategy to Tactics at the 2017 AHP International Conference, October 18 - 21, 2017 in New Orleans. Susan is an international speaker on philanthropy, major gift fundraising and creating a philanthropic culture.  She has presented and served clients in North and South America and Europe. 


Vision Philanthropy Group is pleased to announce that our longtime client-partner, Mass. Eye and Ear, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has received one of the 25 largest gifts from an individual to a health care organization in 2017. This $20M+ gift from an anonymous donor will accelerate landmark research in the hearing sciences.  See the full list of gifts HERE.  Mass. Eye and Ear boasts the world's largest and most renowned hearing research enterprise, housed in the department of Otolaryngology, the number one ranked department in the U.S by US News and World Report. This remarkable gift is a significant boost to our $200M Bold Science. Life Changing Cures campaign. 

Vision Philanthropy Group is pleased to announce that our longtime client-partner, Mass. Eye and Ear, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has received one of the 25 largest gifts from an individual to a health care organization in 2017. This $20M+ gift from an anonymous donor will accelerate landmark research in the hearing sciences. 

See the full list of gifts HERE. 

Mass. Eye and Ear boasts the world's largest and most renowned hearing research enterprise, housed in the department of Otolaryngology, the number one ranked department in the U.S by US News and World Report. This remarkable gift is a significant boost to our $200M Bold Science. Life Changing Cures campaign.