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Corporate/Foundation Council

The primary objectives of the Council are to expand our reach, listen to and engage the corporate/foundation world and identify external corporate and/or foundation sources for financial and in-kind support for the National Hospice Foundation.

Staff Contact: Sarah Meltzer, 703-837-3149

Expectations of Council

Time Commitment: Approximately 6 meetings a year (a combination of phone an in-person associated with NHPCO conferences).  Council members are expected to participate actively in a majority of Council meetings. Materials should be read prior to the next meeting. Council members are asked to notify the Staff Liaison if they will not be available for a conference call or meeting.

General Committee Member Expectations:

  • Provide leadership and advance philanthropic opportunities for care at the end of life.
  • Engage Board of Directors members to increase development opportunities and outcomes.
  • Facilitate partnership development to advance philanthropic opportunities with provider and professional members.
  • Engage key leaders from NHPCO, and all affiliates to partner with NHF in generating resources to support designated programs and activities.
  • Identify external corporate and/or foundation sources for financial and in-kind support
  • Assist in recruiting and cultivating corporate supporters
  • Serve as a link between the organization and the prospective donor community
  • Coordinate efforts with other Foundation Councils as appropriate
  • Suggest new individuals for Council membership

Review Committee and Council Guidelines