Women in Philanthropy
Women Who Support Baxter Regional Medical Center
Women in Philanthropy members are a group of women who have made a tremendous
impact in the Baxter Regional Medical Center’s ability to provide
quality medical care. Women in Philanthropy was created by women in support
of Baxter Regional while, at the same time, encouraging women as philanthropic leaders.
A major medical center aspiring to greatness must have supporters who are
continually looking for new and innovative ways to generate funding in
support of the medical center’s mission. Women in Philanthropy is
one such group. Women in Philanthropy identifies timely opportunities
at the medical center— particularly those with an emphasis on the
enrichment of women’s lives, and together chooses how to direct
the group’s pooled resources.
Vision & Purpose
To unite contributions from women in support of Baxter Regional Medical
Center through a collective voice.
It is our goal to:
- Cultivate women as philanthropic leaders
- Provide resources to fund needs of our hospital
- Allocate funds based on majority preference
- Celebrate the impact of women in philanthropy
- Attain recognition as a difference maker
Criteria for Membership
The Baxter Regional Medical Center Women in Philanthropy membership is
open to all who support the work of Baxter Regional Medical Center. Membership
requires a commitment of $500 per year.
- Annual Membership fees shall be paid in one lump sum or in payments equal
to $500 before a member has voting privileges.
- Membership fees will be used exclusively for the support of Baxter Regional
- With a majority membership vote, distribution of funds, part or whole,
may be carried over for the purpose of granting a larger gift.
- Though members are encouraged to attend meetings, attendance is not a requirement
As a member, you will be invited to events planned for Women in Philanthropy
and though attendance is encouraged, it is not required. Your $500 gift
will be your only fiscal responsibility.
Cash gifts include checks, credit card payments and gifts of appreciated
securities. Matching gifts from your corporate employer count toward your
total contributions. Thus, if your annual gift totals $250 and your company
matches your gift dollar for dollar, you will qualify for Women in Philanthropy
The central activity of Women in Philanthropy is the distribution of funds
annually to selected Baxter Regional Medical Center programs through a
As a member of Women in Philanthropy, you are entitled to vote for the
program to which the annual grant will be awarded. If your gift(s) are
received prior to the annual grant-award date, you are eligible to vote
in the current year’s grant-award cycle. If you join after the grant-award
date, you will retain voting privileges for the next granting cycle.
Benefits and Activities
The most important benefit of membership in Women in Philanthropy is the
satisfaction of knowing that you are a part of a collaborative, informed
and empowered force choosing to enhance the lives of women. As a member
of the group, your voice is equal to that of all other members regarding
the programs to be funded. You will hear firsthand, from funding applicants,
how your support will make the greatest impact at Baxter Regional Medical Center.
As with all Baxter Regional Medical Center benefactors, your contribution
will be acknowledged in Baxter Regional Medical Center publications. Women
in Philanthropy will periodically provide programs to educate its membership
about philanthropy and activities at Baxter Regional Medical Center.
Click here to download the Women in Philanthropy membership form, and
click here to download the informative brochure. For more information about Women
in Philanthropy, please contact Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation at
870-508-1770 or email