Counsel Steeped in Practice

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 clients.  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 for today and the future. 


WHAT'S NEW AT VISION PHILANTHROPY GROUP?

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Vision Philanthropy Group is pleased to announce that our President, Susan Holt, will be speaking 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. 

Creating Million Dollar Gifts with Physicians Partners – Strategy to Tactics
Friday, October 20 at 2:15pm
This interactive session will explore the concrete tactics the team employs to raise donor sights, engage champions and secure transformational gifts when new partnerships are created with the physicians, department chairmen and board members. 


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VPG President, Susan Holt, will return to New Orleans April 15 - 17, 2018 for the AFP International Fundraising Conference to present Designing Powerful Partnerships that Transform Culture and Result in New Major GiftsThis 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.


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 a $20M+ gift from an anonymous donor to accelerate landmark research in the hearing sciences.  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. The 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 a $20M+ gift from an anonymous donor to accelerate landmark research in the hearing sciences.  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. The remarkable gift is a significant boost to our $200M Bold Science. Life Changing Cures campaign. 


Our firm's President, Susan Holt, has been named incoming President of the Planned Giving Council of Middle Tennessee!


We are honored to welcome Chilton Medical Center Foundation as our client-partner for board training and strategic planning!


Please take a moment to watch our latest campaign awareness video with our client-partner, BrightStone, made in partnership with 501Cinema:  The Land of Dreams.


Photography by Jon Kent

Photography by Jon Kent

We are honored to welcome BrightStone as client-partner! BrightStone expands the potential of adults with special needs by providing opportunities and solutions that enrich their lives.


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A new VPG blog post is up! Click below to read more.

Designing Powerful Partnerships II: From the CEO's Corner. Why Me?

Our health care landscape continues to be faced with unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. The demands placed on CEO’s to navigate this ever-changing territory are similarly unparalleled. Losing sight of the power philanthropy plays in achieving vision and mission, even as external demands mount, may come at an enormous opportunity cost.


We enjoyed presenting our session, "Creating million dollar gifts and a new era of philanthropy with physician partners", with our client-partner, Mass Eye and Ear, at the AHP International Conference. Please contact us if you would like to learn more.