Ways to Give
Every day, individuals and families turn to Nashville General Hospital for world-class care right in their community. Nearly 45% of our patients arrive with little or no ability to pay for their healthcare. Your support helps ensure that Nashville General can be here for them and for you when needed, with life-saving emergency services and forward-looking prevention and wellness services. We invite you to learn more about the many ways your generosity helps our patients. We have added PayPal buttons on the giving pages for donor convenience and donors may also text to give by placing the word "FOOD" in your text box and dialing 615-510-6210. The user will receive an immediate response to choose and an amount.
Community support at all levels is a critical need for Nashville General Hospital Foundation. Annual gifts are normally made on an unrestricted basis and apply to the most critical needs of patients. Click here to make a one-time gift, monthly gift, quarterly gift or scheduled annual gift.
Planned Giving allows you the ability to combine your personal financial objectives with your charitable goals. Planned gifts include contributions you can make through your will, charitable trust, insurance policy, or retirement plan. Please connect with your professional tax advisor to initiate these steps.
Many employers offer opportunities to match the charitable gifts of their employees and retirees, including spouses. Matching gifts can enhance the value of your gift while helping Nashville General Hospital maintain its high quality patient care. Please note in the comment section when making your gift that you wish to initiate a matching gift through your employer and we will follow-up with you by email to complete the necessary forms required by your employer.
There are alternative ways of supporting the needs of our patients through in-kind gifts. We have individuals, companies and churches providing all manner of goods and services to support every day needs of patients from children's books, activity bags, support items for pain management boxes, snacks for families in waiting rooms. original art and more! If you have an idea, please contact Kate Haygood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Endowment gifts enable Nashville General Hospital Foundation to make a difference not only today, but for future projects and programs that will enhance healthcare in our community for years to come. Please contact the Foundation office at 615-341-4431 for next steps on this activity or your personal tax advisor.
Honoree gifts are expressions to remember and honor a friend or loved one. The individual or family named by the donor receives a special acknowledgement that a gift has been made in their name. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed to the family or honoree. You will be asked to include the name and contact information during your gift giving process.
Named gifts can honor and recognize loved ones and perpetuate the name of an individual, a family, a business or an organization. There are numerous naming opportunities available throughout Nashville General Hospital including centers, departments and floors. Please contact the Foundation Office at 615-341-4431 for more information.
Honor Your Caregiver
Gifts can be made in honor of physicians, nurses, caregivers, and departments who provided special care to you or your loved ones at Nashville General Hospital. You may include the name of your honoree during your online gift giving in the comment section.
If resale is permitted, Nashville General Hospital will be pleased to consider your gift of real estate. The charitable deduction is typically based on current, appraised market value. Please contact the Foundation office at 615-341-4431 for next steps.
Gifts of appreciated securities may offer you substantial tax advantages and help you to make a larger gift at less cost. In such case, consider donating the appreciated securities directly and not the net proceeds of the sale of the securities. Please ask your securities agent to contact the Foundation office for instructions.
Capital Campaign Gifts
Nashville General Hospital Foundation does not currently have active plans for a capital campaign. However, the Foundation holds an extensive list of capital equipment needs to enable the provision of outstanding health care. Please contact the Foundation office at 615-341-4431 for additional information.
Amazon Smile Gift (percentage of purchases from Amazon)
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Nashville General Hospital Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
A special employee giving form is available through the Foundation office. Proceeds from employee gifts support patient care and the Employee Care Fund.