Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

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Organizations such as University of Utah Health and Geisinger Health have pioneered approaches that include posting even negative physician reviews online. [ix] Healthcare Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising acquiring Connected Hospital donations donors engaging funds grateful patient healthcare contributions healthcare development hospital programs nonprofit patient conversion patient experience patient health physician engagement support

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Mountaintop Mining – Seeing is rejecting.

See What's Out There

Mining is in the news a lot recently because of the terrible tragedy in Utah where six miners are presumed dead in a mine collapse and at least three more have been killed trying to rescue them. I know because I helped work on several projects funded by those agencies.

Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Only two of the ten most generous states (Utah and Arkansas) had higher state and local tax burdens than Arizona. giving income cutbacks Marissa Theisen fundingposted by. Marissa Theisen , President & CEO. Arizona Grantmakers Forum. In my last post , I highlighted the current status of Arizona's philanthropic sector, based on a research report released by Arizona Grantmakers Forum in January 2011. The report was based on 2008 tax data for both institutions and individuals.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Utah’s tourism slogan captures the physical wonders of our state, which has some of the best skiing, highest deserts and deepest canyons in the world. Utah has the highest birth rate in the country (88 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44) and the youngest population – almost a third of Utahns are under the age of 18. Given that so many of our state’s residents are minor children, you’d think we would apply the ideal of “life elevated” to health care and education funding.

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What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

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Plus, some organizations may be inactive temporarily, but eventually find funding and are able to start back up again. The state with the fewest charities per person is Utah, with one for every 546 people; Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona and South Carolina also make up the bottom five. Areas with few nonprofits deal much less with mission creep and competition for funding. As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit.

Finding Your Next Funder: How Prospect Research Helps Secure New Major Donors

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Grants Administrator Heather Pressman from Chabot Space & Science Center suggested keeping detailed notes on foundations as well: not only the foundations that fund you, but the ones that didn’t, and why they didn’t. Thanks to Heather Pressman from Chabot Space & Science Center , Cody Lee from Segerstrom Center for the Arts , Sonja Lunde from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Elizabeth Bolander from Cleveland Museum of Art for all of the great tips.

How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?

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Her donation history seems fairly involved with two gifts over a five year span of $550 each to your main annual fund campaign. With this new information, would you still keep her in your annual fund direct mail campaign? Her current donor profile shows her address in the next town, but with the screening you learn she actually has another home in the upstate, and a vacation home in Utah. Advanced analytics can also help you manage annual fund and direct response campaigns.

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BYU ESR conference on Social Entrepreneurship

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just got back form the Economic Self-Reliance Conference at Brigham Young University in Utah. But, the most noteworthy item was the successful Unitus equity fund for microcredit. Geoff is on the board at Unitus, and was talking about how their equity fund for investing in microcredit institutions like SKS had done really well and achieved VC-like equity returns.

Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

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I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. I say thorny because despite the nearly $300 million in stimulus funding awarded by the U.S. Google plans to roll it out in Austin, Texas, and Provo, Utah as well. The Community Driven Fund. The fund is being administrated by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

Bigger is always better…(Except when it’s not!)

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By having more local leaders she would increase not only total funds to her organization, but higher visibility as well. Scola, CFRE has been involved professionally in nonprofit work since 1983, having held leadership positions in Texas and Utah, as well as Arizona and California. posted by. John Scola, CFRE , President. John Scola & Associates.

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#GivingTuesday is almost here! NTEN Members share their campaign plans


Candy Cane Corner is a partnership between The Road Home, YWCA Utah, and Volunteers of America, UT to help bring holiday magic and cheer to needy families in the community. Other companies are offering special deals or matching funds. Ritu Sharma , Social Media for Nonprofits , shares more resources for matching fund opportunities to leverage your #GivingTuesday fundraising dollars.

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The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another feature of the program will be Safe America’s recruitment of First Ladies/Spouses in ALL 50 states to lead local, state educational efforts — building on West Virginia First Lady Gayle Manchin and her husband, Governor and Senator-Elect Joe Manchin’s efforts that reached 40 states in 2010 and had the active involvement of Governors and First Spouses in Kentucky, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Washington state, West Virginia, Iowa, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Utah and Tennessee.”.

Symantec Gives Back

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In Lindon, Utah, 50 employee volunteers planted trees that Symantec donated to TreeUtah using its local Community Outreach funds. The trees were planted around parking lots owned by the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in order to cool the parking lots (which become mini "heat islands.")

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America First Credit Union


This is a federally chartered credit union that is headquartered in Riverdale, Utah, United States. It is the largest credit union in Utah and the 6th Largest in the US. You will also get to retain quick access to funds, which makes it easy to save for your future. Non-taxed HSA funds for qualified expenses. Access to your funds, and you can use the visa debit cards, online banking, and over the counter cash withdrawals.

Do You Know the Chase Bank Routing Transit Number?


You will need to know your bank’s routing number so you can successfully receive and send funds, to set up a direct deposit, or automatic payment. You must do what you can to ensure that the funds will be deposited not only in the right account but also in the right institution. Your bank’s routing number is significant because it is the key to knowing where to send and receive money.

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