Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare is committed to providing expert, whole-person medical care. We know our patients’ health and well-being are influenced not only by the care we provide, but also by the health of the communities in which they live, work, and raise families. As an active participant in fostering vibrant, healthy communities, our commitment to our patients extends beyond our walls. We are proud of our partnerships with local and regional programs, initiatives and events that make a positive, lasting impact on community well-being.
We strive to partner with organizations not only within the immediate La Crosse area, but also within our tri-state service area.
If your non-profit organization would like to be considered for funding by Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare, please review the information below carefully, and complete the appropriate online application at the bottom of this page.
Funding and in-kind requests must be consistent with the mission of Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare. In addition, preference will be given to requests that directly benefit or enhance the health and well-being of people served by Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare
Priority Funding: Since 2015, a greater share of our Community Investment funds have been directed toward priorities identified in a collaborative, triennial Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). Based on the outcome of the most recent CHNA, we have adopted the following community health priorities for 2017–2019:
Because our resources are limited, we are not able to consider requests to support:
Requesting organizations must complete the funding request form (link below) and confirm non-profit status via completion of an IRS Form W-9.
We prefer to consider one request per organization per year. Please combine and prioritize requests for multiple programs or events in a single submission.
The committee gives additional consideration to requests submitted by Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare employees who serve on the board of directors of the requesting organization.
Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare values equality and diversity. We support only those programs and organizations that share those values.
The time frame for reviewing requests varies, based on the amount of the request: