About the Trust 

Our Mission

Children's Hospital Trust promotes philanthropic engagement to support Boston Children's Hospital and advance its missions of patient care, research, education and community service.


Our Commitment

  • Respect Boston Children's history of excellence and promote the hospital's local, regional, national and international reputation
  • Recognize the global impact of Boston Children's Hospital's research and teaching and reach out nationally and internationally for related gift support
  • Be donor-centered in all forms of cultivation, solicitation and recognition
  • Offer donors compelling gift opportunities, appealing choices, respectful contacts, clear accountability, meaningful feedback and appropriate recognition
  • Attract and involve high-caliber volunteer leadership, including the Children's Hospital Trust Board, Board of Overseers, Children's Hospital League and philanthropic leadership councils
  • Collaborate with the hospital Board of Trustees, medical staff and management to achieve desired results aligned with strategic goals
  • Operate efficiently and effectively to maximize net revenue returns to the hospital and medical center, strengthening the financial base for current and future needs
  • Practice fund development with the highest ethical standards
  • Recruit and retain the most talented and committed development staff, offering them opportunities for professional growth
  • Strive to become the children's philanthropy of choice in New England