Raising Funds for Rural Health Care: An Introductory Manual

Author: Produced by Ahnemann Associates, Inc. for the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC)

This manual lays out the basics for establishing a structured process of ongoing philanthropic resource development. In times when health care costs keep going up while reimbursement dollars shrink, it is prudent for health care providers, like critical access hospitals, to find avenues to raise the money needed to operate and to be able to serve their constituency over the long term, including providing charity care when necessary.