Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Learn About Other Foundation Activities And Engagement?

Start exploring this website by clicking on the “About” icon at the top of this page.

What Kinds Of Projects Are Not Funded By The HCA Foundation?

Individuals or their projects, private foundations, political activities, advertising or sponsorships of events, social events or similar fund-raising activities are not funded by The HCA Foundation

Who Is The HCA Foundation?

As the philanthropic arm of HCA, the mission of The HCA Foundation is to promote health and well being, support childhood and youth development, foster the arts in Middle Tennessee and support employees in need nationally through the HCA Hope Fund. In partnership with the employees of HCA, we work to accomplish this mission by providing leadership, service and financial support to effective non-profit organizations.

I’m A New Applicant To The HCA Foundation. What Should I Do To Start A Grant Application?

Read about our Grants.

What Size Grants Are Reasonably Likely?

Grants are awarded based on the type of grant request, operational, program, or capital, and on the size of the operating budget of applicant organizations.

What Kinds Of Organizations Does The HCA Foundation Support?

The HCA Foundation supports organizations related to the following focus areas: health and wellbeing, childhood and youth development, and the arts.

How Can I Request An HCA Employee As A Board Member?

To request an HCA-affiliated board member, fill out and submit the form found in our Board Leadership page.

How Does The HCA Foundation Select Grant Recipients?

The Board of Directors makes its decisions based on recommendations by The HCA Foundation staff.