Q: Is St. Mary Medical Center Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization?
A: Yes. St. Mary Medical Center Foundation was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1972.
Q: What is St. Mary Medical Center Foundation’s tax identification number (TIN)?
A: The St. Mary Medical Center Foundation’s Federal TIN or EIN is 95-1914489.
Q: How much does the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation spend on fundraising?
A: St. Mary Medical Center Foundation strives to spend less than 25 cents on fundraising administration for every dollar raised.
Q: How is my gift used?
A: All donated funds are used exclusively for programs that have a direct, positive impact on the health and well-being of our community. Each gift received — regardless of amount — is carefully processed to ensure that the donors’ wishes are honored and that St. Mary receives the maximum benefit.
Q: May I direct my gift to a specific department or program at St. Mary Medical Center?
A: Yes, donors at any level may designate to a specific institute or a fund supporting a St. Mary initiative that best matches their area of interest. Donors also have the opportunity to give to where the need is greatest.
Q: Is my gift tax-deductible?
A: While contributions to the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation are considered tax-deductible, individual circumstances vary depending on a donor’s financial situation. You should consult with your tax attorney/advisor concerning the deductibility of your gift.
Q: May I apply for a grant from St. Mary Medical Center Foundation?
A: St. Mary Medical Center Foundation is not a grant-making foundation. We raise funds specifically to support the programs and initiatives of St. Mary Medical Center.
Q: I know that St. Mary Medical Center Foundation has a Community Benefit Program. How is that different?
A: St. Mary Medical Center Foundation dedicates resources to improve the health and quality of life for High Desert community it serves, with special emphasis on the needs of the economically poor and underserved.
Q: What happens with my information after I give to the St. Mary Medical Foundation?
A: Personal and financial information pertaining to our contributors is not disclosed by the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation except as may be required by law.
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