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Q. How is HonorHealth Foundation connected to HonorHealth?

A. HonorHealth Foundation is a separate not-for-profit Foundation but wholly owned by HonorHealth, a not-for-profit community hospital system.

The Foundation mission is to strengthen and advance the mission of HonorHealth through philanthropy. The Foundation helps those who want to have an impact on the quality of healthcare in their community to make that impact with a charitable gift.

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Q. Why does a hospital need philanthropic support?

A. Advancing care, fueling new discoveries, driving innovation and serving community needs all rely on philanthropic gifts. As a not-for-profit, community-based hospital system, your donations help advance the exceptional care you and your family expect today and into the future. Our communities deserve nothing less.

We are working together to support HonorHealth’s reputation as a leading global center for personalized healthcare, research, medical knowledge and community wellbeing. This requires vision, expertise and philanthropic investment.

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Q. How do I know that HonorHealth Foundation is a worthy recipient of my charitable giving?

A. When you give to a nonprofit organization, you want confidence that the organization will use it effectively and with integrity. HonorHealth Foundation recently received recognition from the most respected charity watchdogs in the country for its financial transparency, leadership and efficiency:

  • 100/100 on the Charity Navigator Encompass Rating System, indicating, donors may “Give With Confidence.” This rating considers transparency, efficiency, leadership and adaptability during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Earned Accredited Charity status from the Better Business Bureau, following a comprehensive review of compliance with their Standards of Accountability, including financial metrics, governance and effectiveness.
  • Elevated from gold to the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency, for providing full information on fundraising and financial practices.
  • Named a Top Performer and top 25 percent in net fundraising overall by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the leading international professional association for healthcare fundraising organizations.

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Q. Can I direct my donation to my favorite HonorHealth medical center or program?

A. Yes! Choose from dozens of HonorHealth medical, community and social service programs or start a conversation with one of our Gift Officers. They are here to listen – to your vision, your purpose – then help you make the difference that you dream of.

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Q. How can small gifts make a difference to a large health system?

A. Every act has exponential impact. When we create a culture of philanthropy, gifts of any amount combine to build the community health and wellbeing we all want to have in our community. Many of our programs only exist because everyday philanthropists give at the level that’s comfortable for them personally.

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Q. How do a I get a tax receipt for my gift?

A. We send gift acknowledgement letters within 48 hours of receiving your gift. In addition to expressing our sincere gratitude, the letter also serves as a tax receipt. If you make your gift online, you receive an immediate confirmation of your gift via email.

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Q. Can I give anonymously?

A. Yes, just make sure to note that on your online giving form or when you confirm your gift with a gift officer. We will note that in our records and respect your wishes.

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Q. How do I make a gift in honor or in memory of someone?

A. Tribute gifts are a meaningful way to honor the life of someone special, celebrate a birthday, anniversary or retirement, welcome a new baby or simply let someone know you care. We will provide you with an acknowledgement and tax receipt. The person you are honoring (or their family members) will receive confirmation that you have made a gift in their honor, but we do not disclose the amount of the gift.

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Q. What is an endowment fund?

A. Donors to an endowment make a gift that HonorHealth Foundation invests in support of programs the donor designates. The endowment is professionally managed under the direction of the Foundation’s Investment Committee. While the principle is never spent, investment earnings support the programs in perpetuity. This secures the future of these vital programs. Tomorrow’s patients owe their care, in good part, to those who give today.

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Q. What is HonorHealth Foundation’s Tax ID Number?

A. As always, 100 percent of every dollar of your contribution goes directly toward your intended cause, not administrative fees. HonorHealth Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax Identification Number 74-2355411. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent of the law when no goods or services were provided in exchange.

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Q. How do I stop receiving mail/email?

A. Just send an email to and let us know that you wish to opt-out of Foundation communications.

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Q. I couldn't find the answer – can I submit my question?

A. If you would like to submit a question for our FAQ page, please use our Contact form.

If you have a question and want to be contacted directly, please send it via email to Please allow up to two business days for a reply.

You may also contact us by phone (480-587-5000) for immediate assistance.

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