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CHI Memorial Foundation

The CHI Memorial Foundation is the fundraising arm of our health system and exists to allow CHI Memorial to extend its mission of medical excellence further into our community. More than 2,000 individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations make gifts to us each year, enabling CHI Memorial to expand programs, offer educational services and purchase innovative medical equipment. Founded in 2001, the CHI Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which operates exclusively to steward philanthropic gifts for CHI Memorial.

Foundation Mission: To strengthen our community by strengthening Memorial's healing ministry of Christ.

You have the power to help transform medical care in the Chattanooga region

Gifts to the CHI Memorial Foundation allow CHI Memorial to sustain the level of excellence and the compassionate care for which it is renowned. Your gifts also ensure that CHI Memorial continues to offer state-of-the-art care with the very latest technology and advanced services available in the region. The Foundation can assist with gifts of cash, securities, gifts of goods and services, as well as planned gifts.

Upcoming event

19th annual Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series

CHI Memorial Foundation will host the 19th annual Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Hunter Museum of American Art. This year’s guest is Nashville singer/songwriter Steve Dean. 

Annual report

CHI Memorial Foundation is blessed to have tremendous support from our community, and we are pleased to recognize those who believe in the work of the hospital enough to give of themselves both in time and financial commitment. Our annual report is produced each year based on the Foundation's fiscal year, July 1 through June 30.


To learn more about the CHI Memorial Foundation, please call (423) 495-4438 or email us

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