Programs Funded

The Mount Carmel Foundation's funding priority is consistent with our mission. We support central Ohioans and our communities by administering to the needs of the underserved and through funding programming to support our patients, colleagues and clinicians.

By supporting the Mount Carmel Foundation, you invest in the one place that can address all the challenges of our communities' health and wellness. Read through the programs we support each year to choose a program that best meets your specific charitable goals.

Area of Greatest Need

The area of greatest need fund covers programs and areas that need additional support. These needs change frequently to meet the healthcare demands of central Ohio.

Choose Area of Greatest Need Fund from the donation form.


Cancer Services

Last year, Mount Carmel diagnosed and treated more than 2,800 cancer patients. The Cancer Services fund helps Mount Carmel offer programs and services that provide hope and healing to cancer patients and their families. This designation helps fund services that promote early identification, risk reduction and prevention for high risk individual. Additionally, this designation helps fund educational programming cancer treatments, side effect management, exercise and nutritional guidance.

Choose MCF Cancer Services Fund from the donation form.

Susan B. Adams Radiation Oncology Memorial Endowment

The Susan B. Adams Radiation Oncology Memorial Endowment supports the Mount Carmel Health System Radiation Oncology Departments by funding physical-plant improvements, patient education and resources, employee continuing education and conferences, equipment and financial support to patients in need.

Choose MCF Susan B Adams Radiation Oncology Memorial Endowment Fund from the donation form.

Capital Campaigns

Our ambitious philanthropic capital campaigns aim to raise $10 million by June 2020 for the transformative construction and renovation taking place throughout Mount Carmel to ensure that we can continue our faith-based tradition of excellence and impact in central Ohio. Your support will allow us to think in transformational terms of possibilities rather than limitations.

Click here to learn more about our Capital Campaigns.

Choose one of our Capital Campaign Funds from the donation form.

Community Health

Mount Carmel's Healthy Living Center engages the community and provides education and health and wellness services to the community. The goal of the Healthy Living Center is to better prevent and manage chronic medical conditions, encourage healthy lifestyle habits and promote holistic wellness in an inclusive environment. The programs are offered free or charge thanks to generous donations from the Mount Carmel Foundation.

Choose Healthy Living Center Fund from the donation form.

Community Outreach

At Mount Carmel, accomplishing our mission means providing healthcare not only to the patients at our central Ohio hospitals and health centers, but also to the underserved in our communities. The Mount Carmel Mobile Medical Coach has provided free basic medical care to central Ohioans for more than 30 years. The coach offers safe, convenient healthcare at local sites and serves as a vital part of Franklin County's healthcare safety net. The Prescription Ease program offers qualifying patients free medication-assistance.

Choose Outreach Fund from the donation form.

Grief and Trauma

Your donation can help Mount Carmel continue to create safe spaces for individuals who are suffering physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially from traumatic events or a violent crime. The Mount Carmel Crime and Trauma Assistance Program offers trauma-specific counseling, education and outreach to the community at no cost.

Choose Crime & Trauma Assistance Fund from the donation form.


Your donation can help Mount Carmel prepare our current and upcoming generation of doctors and nurses. Medical education a top priority at Mount Carmel. We are a teaching facility and take pride in housing one of Ohio's largest undergraduate, graduate and doctor of nursing programs, as well as six physician residency programs.

But even with top programs, donations are continually needed to ensure our students have the books, learning aids, equipment and research opportunities they need to succeed.

Dr. Ann E. Shiele Presidential Endowment Perm Restricted

In honor of Dr. Ann Schiele’s incredible vision and impact on the Mount Carmel College of Nursing, the MCCN Board of Trustees established the Ann E. Schiele Presidential Endowment Fund. Over $1.2 million was raised through efforts of the board and the Mount Carmel Foundation’s 2014 Champagne and Diamonds gala. Dr. Schiele worked at the College for a total of 50 years, serving as president and dean for 28 years. The fund recognizes Dr. Schiele’s unparalleled commitment and dedication to the field of nursing education with a focus on student scholarships, collaborative initiatives, academics and research, recruiting and retaining academic expertise, community partnerships and continuing Dr. Schiele’s vision into perpetuity.

Choose Dr. Ann E. Shiele Presidential Endowment Perm Restricted Fund from the donation form.

Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Mount Carmel College of Nursing is the largest private BSN program in Ohio. With more than 1,100 students enrolled at Mount Carmel College of Nursing, there is a great need to ensure a large amount of financial aid and scholarships to qualifying students. Over 90% of the Mount Carmel College of Nursing student body receives either federal aid or financial aid/scholarships awarded by the College. In 2016, 191 students received more than $400,000 through philanthropic support of donors to the Mount Carmel Foundation. It is projected that in 2017, 150 students will receive $496,500.

There has never been a greater need for nurses or nursing education than there is today, which makes the support of the College of Nursing, through the Mount Carmel Foundation, more important than ever. There are countless ways to support nursing education and Mount Carmel College of Nursing students. If you have questions regarding ways to give, please contact Alyssa Fry, Senior Development Officer at 614-234-4760 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Choose College of Nursing Fund from the donation form.

Graduate Medical Education Fund

Mount Carmel has a rich history of Graduate Medical Education that dates back decades with a mission to serve those who are less fortunate than others. This spirit and mission is alive and well today as we educate the physicians of tomorrow. As we like to say only “the few and the proud” are able and willing to train with us as we provide care to a diverse population in a unique learning environment.

Click here to learn more about Mount Carmel's Graduate Medical Education Program.

Choose Graduate Medical Education Fund from the donation form.

Medical Education Emeritus Professorship Endowment

Medical Education Emeritus Professorship Endowment is to assist retired physicians who attained full faculty status prior to their departure to train physicians who will serve future generations through the provision of the highest quality of medical care. This fund will support access for retired physicians previously engaged in Medical Education to keep them engages through lifetime library privileges, physician parking garage access, continued faculty involvement in the residency programs, and other activities deemed appropriate.

Choose Medical Education Emeritus Professorship Endowment Fund from the donation form.

Hospice and Palliative Care

Mount Carmel Hospice & Palliative Care is one of the many programs supported by the Mount Carmel Foundation. As the only faith-based hospice program in central Ohio, Mount Carmel Hospice lives by its mission to provide loving, compassionate care to all hospice patients, regardless of their ability to pay. Donations to the Foundation ensure this mission is kept alive by helping fund expert pain and symptom management, compassionate end-of-life care, bereavement counseling, the Evergreen program and so much more.

Last year alone, Mount Carmel Hospice was able to serve more than 1,200 patients, aid 3,000 family members and provide bereavement services to over 4,000 family members and friends. Your generous gift to Mount Carmel Hospice will touch thousands more lives and provide comfort and relief at a crucial time.

Choose Hospice and Palliative Care Fund from the donation form.

Women and Infant Care

Women and Family Services Fund

A baby's first year is critical. A generous donation to the Women and Family Services fund helps support mother and newborn infant home visits conducted by a Mount Carmel nurse through the Welcome Home Program, as well as the Moms 2B Program, which encourages healthy habits for new and expecting moms. The goal of these programs is to make the transition from hospital to home easier — especially for young and first–time moms — and reducing infant mortality rates in Franklin and surrounding counties.

Choose Women and Family Services Fund from the donation form.

Women's Health Initiative Fund

Your gift to the Mount Carmel Foundation will help ensure Mount Carmel can continue to offer valuable, uplifting and important programs and services for women in need throughout central Ohio like the mobile mammography coach. The mobile mammography coach travels local communities offer mammograms that are read and interpreted by a team of expert radiologists with the highest level of skill and communicated directly with patients after the event. We also bill patients' insurance plans directly. And thanks to generous funding from Komen Columbus for the Cure and the Mount Carmel Foundation, women who are underinsured will not be turned away.

This designation also helps fund wigs and prosthesis for underserved cancer patients, camisoles for mastectomy patients free-of-charge, breast reconstruction and genetic testing for breast cancer survivors, as well as many other important women's services.

Choose Women Health Initiative Fund from the donation form.

The Gallen Memorial Endowment Fund

The purpose of the Dr. Joseph M. Gallen, Sr., Dr. Joseph M. and Janet Gallen Memorial Endowment Fund is to provide ongoing financial support to mother and infant programs at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio. As well as, the Mount Carmel Health System's Welcome Home Program postpartum home wellness visits.

Choose The Gallen Memorial Endowment Fund from the donation form.