The Gritman Foundation is the philanthropic partner of Gritman Medical Center, helping Gritman fulfill its mission of providing extraordinary care to the people in our region.

As a private, not-for-profit hospital, Gritman Medical Center reinvests its earnings into giving patients and their loved ones exceptional care. Charitable gifts through the Gritman Foundation help make this possible. Your philanthropy helps us advance Gritman’s mission to provide access to quality, affordable healthcare, invest in innovative treatments, and promote the health and well-being of people in our region.

Gritman Medical Center Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to advancing the mission of Gritman Medical Center. Gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.

A Generous Gift: Schweitzers Support Downtown Medical Building Buildout

Beatriz and Ed Schweitzer plant the seeds of philanthropy with Gritman Foundation leadership donation

Mrs. Beatriz and Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III are known for opening their hearts and nurturing friends, family, neighbors and the many communities in our region.

Gritman Medical Center is grateful to be the recipient of such generosity, most recently with a groundbreaking leadership gift of $750,000 from the Schweitzers to help a major transformation of clinical spaces take root at the hospital’s downtown campus.

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You Decide Where Your Dollar Goes

The Gritman Foundation helps support Gritman’s mission of providing patients and their loved ones exceptional care. We encourage gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations and other organizations. Explore the ways you can help support Gritman, such as making a donation, hosting an event or honoring a loved one.

Health and Wellness
Support our health and wellness initiatives, including individual support for programming costs and access challenges.
Help students pursuing degrees in health care and related fields by donating to our scholarship programs.
Strategic Priorities
Strategic Funding Priorities ensure your dollar goes to the area of greatest need.

Your Impact

The Gritman Foundation supports the health of our community through the following priorities:

Build access to care for people who cannot otherwise afford it.

Improve the ability to diagnose and treat patients by investing in advanced technology.

Address the shortage of local physicians and medical staff through scholarships for local students advancing their education in health care.

Ways to Get Involved

Donate your time to help enhance the patient experience and strengthen our community.
Make a Planned Gift
Impact health and wellness in our community by leaving a legacy for generations to come.
Share Your Experience
Are you a Gritman patient, family member or donor with an amazing experience? Tell us!

The Gritman Foundation Board

The mission of the Gritman Foundation is to encourage, support, and promote Gritman Medical Center by developing non-patient funding sources.

Meet Our Board Members

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