September 2016
Powerful Thinking - Creative Counseling for 21st Century Community Hospital Campaigns

Recent changes in healthcare financing have increased the focus of hospital leaders on the role of philanthropy in funding the bottom line. When effectively structured and conducted, community hospital campaigns raise philanthropic giving to a level previously thought beyond reach. Most 21st century community hospitals possess many of the key building blocks to launch a successful capital or major gifts campaign. These include: 
  • Sharply defined needs
  • Well-articulated case for support
  • Passionate and articulate volunteers
  • True partnership with physicians
  • Seasoned professional fundraising staff
Often, however, these building blocks are not well developed. Brakeley Briscoe believes that most campaigns are feasible, that is why we conduct "planning studies" rather than "feasibility studies." Our approach is that we work with you as strategic counsel throughout the fundraising process to develop the building blocks. If you need leadership we work with you to enlist leadership. If you need new prospects to reach your goal we work with you to find new prospects and raise the giving sights of your existing donors ... Read More
BBI Health Care Client Testimonial

"The Brakeley Briscoe team of George Brakeley and Steve Wertheimer completed a comprehensive review of Cone Health's history and culture which has led to a paradigm shift in commitment by trustees and institutional leaders to make philanthropy among its highest strategic priorities. BBI's clarity of direction, based on decades of experience, is now leading Cone Health into the planning of one of the region's largest ever Capital Campaigns. "
BBI is Exhibiting at the AHP International Conference

October 26-29, 2016

Marianne Briscoe,  Alden Briscoe, and Tom Poole of Brakeley Briscoe Inc.  will be exhibiting at  booth 318. Stop by for a meet and greet!

BBI Health Care Practice Group

Our Team of advisors on health care includes:
  • George A. Brakeley III, Executive Chair
  • Marianne Briscoe, Ph.D., ACFRE, President
  • Mike Brennan, Senior Consulting Associate
  • Julie Holt, CFRE, Senior Consulting Associate
  • Thomas R. Poole, CFRE, Senior Consulting Associate
  • Sharon Shepard-Ballen, CFRE, Consulting Associate
  • Steven Wertheimer, M.A., Senior Consulting Associate
To see full bios of our team,  click here.

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