Case Study

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Major Gift Campaign
Organizational Planning

The Need

The University of Chicago Medical Center has been at the forefront of medicine since 1927. Its mission is to provide superior healthcare in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. An academic medical center on the campus of the University of Chicago, it includes: Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital, Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago Lying-in Hospital (a maternity and women’s hospital), Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility) and Pritzker School of Medicine.

How We Helped

Chicago Science was conceived in 2008 as a segment of an overall $1.4B in new resources for science at the University. Michael D. Rubin & Associates worked with the Principal Gifts staff to:

  • Identified new prospects/donors, especially among Chicago alumni
  • Created approaches and strategies for these prospects
  • Provided research and preparation for donor visits and solicitations
  • Provided other assistance toward reaching philanthropic goals
  • Assisted with gifts totaling over $10 million