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HCA Healthcare Corporate Contributions
Policy and Criteria

 

 

 

POLICY

HCA Healthcare is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and equity across all areas of our work and we expect a similar commitment from all of our partners. As part of HCA Healthcare, the Foundation and Corporate Sponsorship hold themselves to HCA’s Healthcare’s Commitment to Equity & Inclusion:

 

At HCA Healthcare, we believe excellence in healthcare starts with a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and each other.  We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion across all areas of our organization and do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, race, color, ancestry, citizenship, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, payment source or ability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

 

A formal Commitment to Equity & Inclusion and attestation is now included at the beginning of the grant and sponsorship applications. Organizations will be asked to record their acceptance of this commitment to be considered for funding. Open communication and transparency are a cornerstone of the relationships with our community partners and will continue to be so. If there are questions from your staff or board members about this new application requirement, please let us know.

 

It is the policy of HCA Healthcare to contribute to activities, organizations, and causes in Middle Tennessee that advance both a public purpose (health/wellness, safety, cultural, general welfare) and a corporate purpose (furtherance of the Company’s interests, image and responsibilities).

 

The goal of HCA Healthcare is to focus support on the following areas:

  • Health and Wellness Organizations
  • Children, Youth, and Education Organizations
  • Arts, Cultural and Humanities Organizations
  • Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

 

In evaluation of sponsorship opportunities, priority will be given to organizations that are aligned with the areas listed above. Further priority will be given to organizations with involvement of HCA Healthcare employees as board members, advisory committee members, event chairs, and/or active and engaged volunteers. Because of the large number of HCA Healthcare employees who volunteer through HCA Healthcare’s Caring for the Community Campaign Community Days, yearly volunteer efforts through Community Days alone will not qualify HCA Healthcare employees as “active and engaged” volunteers.

 

Only organizations with 501(c)(3) status are eligible for funding.    

 

HCA Healthcare does not contribute to:

  • Individuals or individual fundraising efforts
  • Political campaigns/parties
  • Religious organizations
  • Groups that discriminate on the basis of age, religion, color, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin
  • Activities that do not advance our public or corporate purpose
  • Golf events
  • School or sports teams, clubs, activities, or events
  • Walks and/or runs*

*We encourage organizations to approach their local TriStar hospital(s) or the TriStar Health System for support for community walks and/or runs.

 

REQUEST SUBMISSION PROCESS

All requests for monetary contributions should be submitted through the HCA Healthcare Sponsorship Committee’s online submission system. The link to the submission system is available below as well as from the Corporate Sponsorship page on HCAHealthcare.com (click View Our Impact on Communities at the bottom of the screen; then click Corporate Sponsorship). If you have any questions regarding HCA Healthcare’s policy and criteria or submission process, please email Corp.Sponsorship@HCAhealthcare.com.

 

All sponsorship requests for $20,000 or more must be submitted by February 1st in order to be funded in that calendar year. Please submit all other sponsorship requests 10-12 weeks prior to the date of the event.

 

Only ONE REQUEST will be accepted PER ORGANIZATION PER YEAR.

 

NOTE: While we ask that each organization make only one request per year, your request may include multiple events/programs. Each event/program should be submitted as a unique proposal (i.e. if you have three events, submit three proposals). To be considered part of a single request, ALL proposals MUST be submitted at one time. Further instructions for submitting requests for multiple events/programs are available in the submission site.

 

TO SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST, go to https://hcahealthcare.versaic.com/Login.aspx.

 

*HCA Healthcare reserves the right to change or make exceptions to this policy as it deems appropriate.

 

DONATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM

Organizations who receive monetary contributions of $250 or more must complete and return a Donation Acknowledgement Form. Completed forms should either be scanned and emailed to Corp.Sponsorship@HCAHealthcare.com or mailed to:

 

HCA Healthcare

Attn: Human Resources Group/Corporate Sponsorship

One Park Plaza, 1-4E

Nashville, TN 37203

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