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Foundation FAQs

Is my contribution tax deductible?

Gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by state and federal law. French Hospital Medical Center Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, as provided under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

How can I make a gift to the Foundation?

You can make a gift online, by calling us at 805-542-6496 or via mail. Learn more >

What kinds of programs and services are funded?

The Foundation supports programs and services in these main areas:

  • Start-up funding for new programs and services

  • New facilities and campus improvements

  • Care to the underserved

  • Community outreach

  • Advanced medical technology

Learn more about What We Support > 

How will my gift be recognized?

Benefactors are recognized in the Foundation’s annual report. Donors of certain levels are also permanently recognized on the Foundation’s Caring Circle donor wall in the French Hospital lobby. 


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