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Saint Michael's Foundation

About Us

As the philanthropic arm of Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital and Ascension Medical Group, St. Michael’s Foundation supports our community’s health.

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About The Foundation

Our story began in 1989, when a group of 150 individuals, businesses and organizations contributed over $120,000 to establish St. Michael’s Foundation with a mission to develop, manage and grant charitable support to meet the health care needs of the community. Through our generous donors and responsible stewardship of gifts, the Foundation’s restricted and endowed funds have grown to more than $5 million.

The growth in funding has allowed us the opportunity to offer support of medical and dental care to countless individuals and groups locally. St. Michael’s Foundation has provided nearly $3 million to support the tradition of serving others, fulfilling health related needs and strengthening lives in our community by helping to serve the poor and those in need. The positive impact that these grants have had on this community is immeasurable.

What We Do

The mission of St. Michael’s Foundation is to develop, manage and grant charitable support to meet the health care needs of the community. The vision of St. Michael’s Foundation is to enhance the quality of health care services for the patients and families served by Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital and Ascension Medical Group.

Ways to Support Saint Michael's Foundation

Your gift to St. Michael’s Foundation will be used in a manner consistent with the values and mission of Ascension St. Michael's Hospital and will help provide quality health care programs and services to the patients and families of Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital and Ascension Medical Group.

There are several ways in which you can partner with St. Michael’s Foundation:

  • Direct contributions, one-time gifts, recurring gifts or gifts given regularly throughout the year
  • Tribute gifts in memory or honor of a loved one
  • Gifts of stocks, bonds, and annuities
  • Gifts through estate planning (including bequests, life insurance policies and trusts)
  • Create an endowment designed to benefit a specific health care initiative
  • Participation in fund drives
  • Participate in one or both of the Foundation’s annual events, the Community Leadership Celebration held in April and the Gala for Giving held in November

St. Michael’s Foundation allows you to direct your gift to an area of need that touches your heart. Click on the “Funding Priorities” tab to see a full list of where your gift can be designated. Your generous gifts will be acknowledged in our Annual Report and on the donor wall in Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital. All gifts, regardless of size, are tax-deductible as allowed by IRS regulations and are sincerely appreciated.