Eskenazi Health Foundation - About - Eskenazi Health

Eskenazi Health Foundation inspires, energizes and promotes a vital, healthy Indianapolis community by providing strategic guidance and philanthropic resources to Eskenazi Health. By establishing a culture of philanthropy for the organization, Eskenazi Health Foundation plays an integral role in supporting numerous Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health programs.


To advance the health care of our community through leadership and innovation at Eskenazi Health.


With an emphasis on the most vulnerable populations of Marion County, the Eskenazi Health Foundation shares the values of Eskenazi Health:

  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Development
  • Excellence


  • Build healthier communities through strategic philanthropic support of the Eskenazi Health Center sites
  • Fund core Eskenazi Health patient care initiatives and provide flexible funding for innovation
  • Increase community awareness and donor stewardship
  • Grow the strategic impact of the Foundation Board of Directors

The Eskenazi Health Campaign

The Eskenazi Health Campaign raised more than $87 million for the new hospital campus with support from more than 3,500 contributors, including Sidney and Lois Eskenazi of Indianapolis, who provided a record $40 million gift in 2011. Overall, the campaign was one of the largest ever for a public hospital in the United States, and it inspired one of the largest employee-giving campaigns in health care history with Eskenazi Health physicians and employees contributing nearly $5 million.

Contact Us

For more information, please visit the Eskenazi Health Foundation website or contact the Eskenazi Health Foundation at 317.880.4900 or email

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