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Frequently Asked Questions

For more than sixty years, St. Jude Memorial Foundation has been connecting donors with giving opportunities. Your support is sincerely appreciated.

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Q: Is St. Jude Memorial Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization?

A:  Yes. St. Jude Memorial Foundation was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in May 1957.

Q: What is St. Jude Memorial Foundation's tax identification number (TIN)?

A: The St. Jude Memorial Foundation’s Federal TIN or EIN is 95-1643325.

Q: How much does the St. Jude Memorial Foundation spend on fundraising?

A: St. Jude Memorial Foundation strives to spend less than 20 cents on fundraising administration for every dollar raised.

Q: How does that compare to the national average?

A: When compared to the national average of 25 cents for community hospitals, St. Jude Memorial Foundation continues to range below the average.

Q: How is my gift used?

A: All donated funds are used exclusively for programs that have a direct, positive impact on the health and well-being of our community. Each gift received — regardless of amount — is carefully processed to ensure that the donors’ wishes are honored and that St. Jude receives the maximum benefit.

Q: May I direct my gift to a specific department or program at Providence St. Jude Medical Center?

A: Yes, donors at any level may designate to a specific institute or a fund supporting a St. Jude initiative that best matches their area of interest. Donors also have the opportunity to give to where the need is greatest.

Q: Is my gift tax-deductible?

A: While contributions to the St. Jude Memorial Foundation are considered tax-deductible, individual circumstances vary depending on a donor’s financial situation. You should consult with your tax attorney/advisor concerning the deductibility of your gift.

Q: May I apply for a grant from St. Jude Memorial Foundation?

A: St. Jude Memorial Foundation is not a grant-making foundation. We raise funds specifically to support the programs and initiatives of Providence St. Jude Medical Center.

Q: I know that St. Jude Memorial Foundation has a Community Benefit Program. How is that different?

A: St. Jude Memorial Foundation’s Care for the Poor initiative increases medical access and prevention services to the most vulnerable in our community with a special focus on those living in poverty. Philanthropy expands these vitally-needed services, such as medical, dental and behavioral health visits for the uninsured/underinsured; senior services; obesity prevention and healthy lifestyles programs for youth and families; and homeless support services.

Q: What happens with my information after I give to the St. Jude Memorial Foundation?

A: Personal and financial information pertaining to our contributors is not disclosed by the St. Jude Memorial Foundation except as may be required by law

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Call: 714-992-3033
Address: 100 W. Valencia Mesa Drive, #205, Fullerton, CA 92835
Email: SJMF@providence.org

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