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Funding Areas

Within our community, the Foundation funds equipment, education, community outreach programs and other health care programs provided by Providence St. Peter Hospital, Providence Mother Joseph Care Center, Providence SoundHomeCare & Hospice, Providence Medical Group, and Providence St. Francis House.

Gifts can be designated to specific areas of medical care such as cancer, heart, mental health & wellness, rehabilitation, sexual assault, hospice, women's and children's services and many others.

Gifts can also be given to the Greatest Need Fund. This "unrestricted fund" can be accessed by all areas and ministries served by the Foundation.

The Greatest Need Fund enables the Foundation to respond to a variety of local needs within Providence programs and services at the discretion of the Foundation Board. Patient care services, health education, capital improvements and vital equipment purchases have all been made possible through grant awards from the Greatest Need Fund. A sampling of the facilities or programs that have recently received support from the Greatest Need Fund include:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation equipment
  • Hospice respite care and comfort care therapies
  • Chemical Dependency program support
  • Mother Joseph Care Center Capital Improvements
  • Sexual Assault Clinic support programs
  • Nursing education
  • Providence Family Birth Center and Special Care Nursery
  • Oncology/Cancer program support


Restricted Gifts Funds (Restricted Gifts)

Gifts can be designated to benefit specialized areas that help improve patient care services, support staff education, help purchase new equipment, and build community outreach programs. Many programs are included on our donate page.

Can I apply for a Grant?

Providence employees and/or agencies collaborating directly with Providence may submit grants through their local Providence administration for consideration by the respective Foundation Boards. Funding is limited to the support of Providence institutions and programs. For more information or to obtain an application, contact the Olympia Foundation office at (360) 493-7981.