Purpose: St. Joseph's Hospitals Foundation's role is to secure, manage and steward philanthropic support to benefit the health care mission of St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital-North.
Governance: The Foundation is governed and represented by a Board of Directors made up of community-based volunteers, including business leaders, church representatives and individuals who hold St. Joseph's and health care as a personal priority.
Programs: As a qualified 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Foundation secures private and corporate gifts and grants through annual giving programs, proposal submissions, major and planned gift development and special events. Gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. We are responsible for donor recognition and stewardship, and management of donated funds to ensure fulfillment of donor intent now and in the future. A professional staff is employed to carry out the Foundation's programs and manage its administrative and financial responsibilities.
Stewardship and Privacy: We strive to be a model in donor and gift stewardship and as such subscribe to the Donor Bill of Rights set forth by the American Association of Fundraising Counsel, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, CASE and AFP. Foundation representatives are committed to HIPAA privacy standards and regulations. The Foundation does not sell or trade donor information. Please write to us at our address if you wish to have your name removed form the list to receive fund-raising requests supporting St. Joseph's Hospitals Foundation and its affiliates.
Financial Reporting: An independent audit of the Foundation's financial position is conducted annually to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States. Ten percent of donated funds are allocated for unrestricted purposes and may be designated for priority hospital needs, endowment, operations and programs. The Foundation complies with all necessary reporting to maintain our IRS designated 501(c)3 status.
State Registration: A copy of the official registration and information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll free 1-800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. The Foundation's State of Florida registration number is CH654.