About Us

Donate NowThe Franciscan Foundation was established in 1986 to receive and administer charitable gifts made on behalf of CHI Franciscan Health. We are recognized under Section 501c3 and 509a2 of the Internal Revenue Code as a non-profit corporation and non-private foundation. All gifts to the Franciscan Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

100% of your contribution to the Franciscan Foundation goes directly to the CHI Franciscan Health facility or program to which it is designated.

Since our inception in 1986, the Franciscan Foundation has:

  • Disbursed $44.7 million in gifts and earnings to Franciscan facilities and programs
  • Generated 543,000 contributions totaling $86.6 million in new support and $81.7 million in cash
  • Received $7.8 million in planned gifts and expects another $11 million to be realized sometime in the future

Our mission

Nurturing the healing ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis, Franciscan Foundation supports CHI Franciscan Health in creating healthier communities and ensuring the availability of quality health care for all, regardless of ability to pay.