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Fairview Foundation

The Fairview Foundation leads and fosters relationships to further philanthropy as essential to improve the health of patients and communities Fairview serves. The Fairview Foundation is a leading, regional not-for-profit health care foundation maximizing philanthropy by engaging donors to achieve superior health outcomes, supporting the best patient experience and providing benefit to our communities and people in need.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 8/25/2011
2344 Energy Park Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-672-7777
Fax: 612-672-7776
EIN 41-1573810
Principal Staff Richard Howard, President
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 20
General Information
Board Chair James Halverson
Number of Board Members 17
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 10.25
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In 2010, Fairview Health Services improved the health of the communities we serve through: - 5.14 million outpatient encounters - 1 million clinic visits - 74,159 inpatient admissions - 10,330 births - 168,778 emergency department visits - 10,025 behavioral inpatients served - 205 blood and marror transplants - 278 organ transplants
Current Goals
Fairview Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) organization that exists soley to raise funds in support of Fairview Health Services. Fairview Health Services has identified five goals to help us achieve our vision of being the best health care delivery system for America, in partnership with the University of Minnesota: - Exceptional clinical care - Exceptional patien and family experience - Effective and efficient use of resources - Strategic growth - Nation-leading research and education
Community or Constituency Served
Fairview Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) organization that exists solely to raise funds in support of Fairview Health Services. As a nonprofit health care system, Fairview Health Services serves the entire population, across demographic lines.
Geographic Area Served
Fairview's hospitals and clinics are located in Minnesota and serve patients from throughout Minnesota, the region and the world
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $3,045,180 60.8%
Management: $467,829 9.3%
Fundraising: $1,492,925 29.8%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $1,166,369 $732,788 $579,406
Beginning of Year $732,788 $579,406 $400,301
Difference $433,581 $153,382 $179,105
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,166,369
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
From the Council Upon updating the financial information, Fairview Foundation's 3 year average percentage spent on programs dipped below the 65% required by the Use of Funds standard. However, because Fairview Foundation met this standard upon its initial review in 2011, it is still considered to Meet Standards.
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List of Standards Met