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 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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Vision Philanthropy Group's President, Susan Holt, presented at the 2018 International Conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in New Orleans. The session, "Designing Powerful Partnerships to Transform Culture and Raise New Major Gifts" was given to a standing-room-only crowd. 


 VPG is proud to work with its newest strategic counsel and  grateful patient program  client, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Milton. See more about this hospital  here . 

VPG is proud to work with its newest strategic counsel and grateful patient program client, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Milton. See more about this hospital here


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VPG is honored to partner with our new client, United Way of Williamson County, Franklin, TN on an endowment campaign feasibility study and plan. 


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BUILDING THE TEAM: THE JOURNEY FROM FEAR TO BOLD ASKING™ (PART 5)

On a recent blustery Sunday morning during the New Year holiday, my three-year old grandson, Walker, and I pulled out a couple of board games.  We enjoy hanging out together, but on this particular single-digit temp. morning, I was eager to find indoor activities that would be fun and occupy my very active grandson for a while.  Little did I know that our morning games would become a lesson in cooperative work and, together, winning!  As I read the instructions for several games to Walker, the same theme became apparent:  the object of the games was not just winning.  The real objective was learning how to cooperate and collaborate.  
READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. 

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


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


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.