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Giving makes you feel good and impacts our community greatly.

As a not-for-profit hospital, philanthropic investments are critical to help the medical center meet its mission. The Foundation’s purpose is to steward donors’ investments and provide financial resources to Kootenai Health to impact patient care through the expansion of facilities, best practice clinical programs, state-of-the-art equipment, education and support services.Through fundraising efforts and community education, the Foundation connects you to the health care needs of our community. Kootenai’s commitment is to serve every patient, regardless of their ability to pay. Your donations support superior, patient-focused care throughout our region. Thank you for investing in our future!

Commitment to our community

Each year, more than 14,000 patients are admitted and depend on Kootenai Health for expert medical care. As a nonprofit hospital, we rely on community support to provide the best care available to patients and their families. Your support means we never have to turn a patient away due to their family’s financial circumstances. Patients of all income levels can expect quality healthcare. From low-cost health screenings to free child car seat safety inspections, Kootenai Health regularly demonstrates a commitment to giving back to the local community. For more information, visit the community service page.

Clinical excellence

Donor support has made our hospital one of the world’s best. Our hospital is nationally ranked and internationally recognized for safety, quality, and positive outcomes. By providing outstanding health care, Kootenai Health repeatedly earns regional and national recognition. Visit the Recognition, Awards and Honors page for a look at Kootenai's most recent awards.

 2015 Highlights



 2015 Gifts to Kootenai Health:

Inpatient Care  

 Behavioral Health   $7,558.12
 Chemical Dependency    $3,755.35
 Emergency Services  $83,653.26
 Surgical and Operating  $3,431.00
 Women's and Children's Services  $53,600.76
Outpatient Services  $125,811.53
 Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services  $2,044.38
 Rehabilitation Services  $123,767.15
Support Services/Community Benefit $124,645.68 
 Cancer Patient Support Fund  $48,159.19
 Patient Transport  $34,633.00
 Safe Kids Kootenai County  $9,608.76
 Social Services  $9,077.17
 Walden House  $9,355.57
 Teen Volunteer Scholarships $3,000.00 
 Employee Assistance Family Fund    $10,811.99
Education/Training/Certification $47,323.78
 Clinical Excellence Scholarships $7,515.00
 Continuing Education, Training, Certification $39,808.78
Subtotal Gifts  $449,779.48
Capital Campaign - Expansion Project  $2,500,000.00
TOTAL  $2,949,779.48

 Check out our stories of gratitude and giving here.