It is Dignity Health’s vision is to be a nationally recognized healthcare leader and the preferred healthcare provider and employer in our community. Locally, Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, our Urgent Care Centers, and the community outreach programs managed by Dignity Health in the East Valley, are committed to furthering healing by delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services; serving and advocating for the poor and disenfranchised; and partnering with others in the community to improve quality of life.

To serve our community and enhance our reputation as leading community hospitals – and now a trauma center – it is essential that we continue to attract the best and the brightest medical talent from across the nation to care for our patients. Dignity Health must demonstrate to these future leaders that we are willing and able to provide them with state-of-the-art facilities, leading edge technology, training,  and endowment funding to secure the future of their practices.  Transformational and endowed giving spanning the hospitals key service lines will impact our full continuum of care and will bridge today with the promise of tomorrow. 

The Dignity Health Foundation - East Valley supports this vision through philanthropy. 

Innovation requires investment. Pioneering medicine at the hands of skilled practitioners is fueled by impactful giving from the hands of inspired donors.

Funding Priorities 

  • Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence
  • Maternal Child Health Center & upgraded NICU
  • Neurowellness & Stroke Support
  • Oncology & Comprehensive Cancer Centers
  • Community Programs & the Women’s Philanthropy Circle
  • Patient and Family Comfort –  including guided imagery, cancer care baskets, PAWS for patients

At no other single point in our over 50 year history have we been as strategically positioned for transformation. Dignity Health continues to strive, as we have throughout our history, to consistently raise the level of care and humankindness  and helath care that we provide.  In this moment, however, we are provided a unique opportunity – with your help we can put in place a foundation of world class facilities, cutting edge technology and top-rated talent, and innovative programs to position our hospitals as a leader today and well into the future.

Inspired donors also drive amazing projects that benefit families in our community.  

Note:  All contributions are tax deductible as allowable by law.  We make every effort to provide an acknowledgement within 48 hours and a receipt letter within the week. 

Apply for Fall 2017 Grant (hospital personnel only)


How the Foundation is Supporting You

Every Gift Matters

The funds we raise support innovative programs, research, medical education and equipment to continue providing quality patient care and wellness. 

2016 Grant Cycles Spring   Fall  
# of Request  41  44
# of Departments that requested funds  23  25
Average Request  $20,900  $30,440
Total amount approved  $628,536  $418,335





Conferences and Training

Over 20 Conferences – Providing Training for over 60 staff members

 • Wound Ostomy
 • National Association of Orthopedic Nurses Conference
 • Healthcare Languages
 • Emergency Preparedness
 • CEU for Palliative Care Team
 • Disney Leadership
 • Catholic Health Association Mission Leadership Seminar
 • Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes
 • Bereavement Coordinator Training
 • 35th Annual Barrow Nursing Symposium
 • Advanced Cardiac Life Support-Obstetrics
 • International Stroke Conference
 • International Geriatric Fracture Society
 • American Association of Heart Failure Nurses Conference
 • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Conference
 • Emergency Department Fall Conference


 • EKG Machines
 • Fetal Monitors
 • Caldwell EEG Amplifier
 • Adult and Pediatric CPR
 • Mannequins and Cardiac Simulator
 • Rehab-Speech Therapy TIMS Mobile 2000 SP
 • Video Fluoro Transmotion Chair
 • Patient Recliners for patient rooms for ICU
 • Neuro
 • OB
 • Labor and Delivery, and Cardiac
 • Verathon Bladder Scanner
 • GE Transport Monitor
 • Breast pumps
 • Drager Billimeters
 • Infant Warmer
 • Balance Master System
 • EKOS EkoSonic for Cath Lab

Community Outreach

 • Children’s Dental Clinic
 • Stroke Support Group and Chimes Choir
 • Injury Prevention in the Community
 • Children’s Vision and Hearing Clinic
 • Stroke Camp
 • GPS and CUSD Athletic Trainers
 • Kindness Closet

Staff Support

 • Two Trauma Critical Care Registered Nurses
 • Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Outreach Coordinator
 • Developmental Specialists Training for NICU
 • Program Coordination for Community Outreach Programs

Employee Wellbeing

 • Schwartz Rounds
 • Healing the Spirit Project – Grief Baskets for Nurses
 • Employee Team Building Experience at Ropes Course
 • Charge Nurse Retreat




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