The Unique Influence of Foundation & Governing Board Members in Advancing Philanthropy

Board leaders are uniquely positioned to be successful advocates for the health care organization.  This webinar explores elements of fund development where volunteer leaders are most effective, what enables this effectiveness and how trustees and board members can optimize their engagement in advancing philanthropy.  This short, six minute video is meant to be integrated into a meeting for board education or to serve as a board discussion starter.


Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP, is president and principal of the health care philanthropy consulting firm Accordant Philanthropy where she specializes in fostering the effective engagement of CEOs, board members and physicians in health care philanthropy. She is the author of several publications on foundation board governance for the America Hospital Association; she also has published two books and a variety of articles on health care philanthropy. Betsy holds a Masters of Journalism from Columbia University and an MBA from University of Georgia. She has achieved the highest level of certification in health care philanthropy as a Fellow of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.