Norton Healthcare Foundation

As the philanthropic arm of Norton Healthcare’s not-for-profit adult services, the Norton Healthcare Foundation
raises funds to support initiatives at Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Norton Hospital
and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital.

Thanks to support from our community, caregivers and our hospitals can stay up to date with medical advances and
technology, thereby maintaining the community’s access to high-quality health care.

Funds raised also make a difference for the more than 400,000 patients and their families who come to us for care
each year by supporting the purchase of new equipment, provide programs and education, and fund research spanning
Norton Cancer Institute, Norton Heart Care, Norton Neuroscience Institute, Norton Women’s Care and other adult
health services.

Why Should I Give to the Norton Healthcare Foundation?

  1. Norton Healthcare is not-for-profit and relies on the generosity of the community to support programs, hospital improvements and education. All money earned through services provided is reinvested in the organization. We do not have stocks; we don’t pay shareholders. Our board of directors is made up of volunteers from the community. All of the money comes back to the community in the form of health and wellness services.
  2. We want to make sure our hospitals stay up to date on medical advances and technology. Reimbursement from insurance may cover the cost of providing treatment but doesn’t cover the purchase of new equipment; services such as pastoral care to support patients and their families in times of emergencies and illness; or facility upgrades, such as providing comfortable waiting areas for patients and their families.
  3. Access to full-service health care is very important to a community’s quality of life. Having a full range of health services is important to the region’s economy as government leaders seek to attract new businesses and, in turn, those employers attract new employees.
  4. When you need medical care, you don’t want to have to travel hours to an unfamiliar city. The work of the foundation also helps ensure that when you need health care, it is available close to home.

The Norton Healthcare Foundation has many opportunities for giving. You may give a gift in honor of your favorite doctor or nurse, in memory of a loved one, or to help a specific service, such as Norton Cancer Institute or Norton Heart Care.

Make a donation

Giving Has Tax Benefits

Gifts to the Norton Healthcare Foundation are tax-deductible. You may designate your gift for a specific use or have
it go to the area of greatest need.

Leave a Legacy

Learn more about planned giving opportunities that can minimize your taxes while still allowing you to leave an inheritance for your loved ones.

Norton Healthcare Foundation Annual Report

The Norton Healthcare Foundation produces an annual report to share stories of how the generosity of our donors is making a difference for our community. Discover the impact donations have on the health and well-being of adults throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

For a list of our 2018 donors, please view our 2018 Impact Report.

Thank You to Children’s Hospital Foundation and Norton Healthcare Foundation Donors

On behalf of the thousands of patients cared for by Norton Healthcare each year, thank you for supporting Norton Healthcare’s two philanthropic foundations.

Your generosity helps us support care and services for children and adults at Norton Healthcare’s five hospitals and numerous outpatient facilities. Because of you, we are able to help provide programs, equipment and facilities, research and education to ensure high-quality care is always available and accessible in our community.

Support Norton Children’s

Learn about ways to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation, the fundraising arm for Norton Children’s Hospital and our pediatric services and programs.

Make a donation

Volunteer at an Event

Give a gift of your time by helping us plan or staff an upcoming fundraising event.

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Foundation Leadership

The foundation is governed by the Norton Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors.

Contact Us

Children’s Hospital Foundation
234 E. Gray St., Suite 450
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: (502) 629-8060

Fax: (502) 629-8059

Email: foundations@nortonhealthcare.org

If you would like to mail a check to support Norton Healthcare, please send it to our secure lock box:

Norton Healthcare Foundation
Dept. 86140
P.O. Box 950183
Louisville, KY 40295-0183


Norton Healthcare Foundation and Children’s Hospital Foundation team.

Foundation Staff

Norton Healthcare Foundation

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