Gundersen Health System defines community contributions as grants, gifts and sponsorships which are meant to support activities, programs and services linked to Gundersen's mission. The mission statement reads: We distinguish ourselves through excellence in patient care, education, research and improved health in the communities we serve.
As funds are limited, priority consideration will be given to requests that:
- Promote health and wellness
- Serve or support identified community health needs
- Enhance or encourage active and healthy lifestyles
- Provide civic and/or community development
Gundersen Health System will not provide funding for the following:
- Political activities
- Requests from individuals
- Medical expenses for individuals
- For-profit entities
Gundersen support for community programs and projects is determined by a committee.
The Committee is comprised of representatives from Gundersen's Administration, Community and Preventive Care Services, Marketing, Gundersen Medical Foundation and Partners of Gundersen Health System.
2017 Meeting Dates: October 2, December 4
2018 Meeting Dates: February 5, April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1, December 3
Please note: Gundersen's "Community Grant Program" application will be closed one week prior to meeting dates.