Welcome to BHF

Today at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, lives are being positively impacted thanks to this community’s generous support of the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. Because you care, the Foundation’s mission to help IU Health Bloomington Hospital become one of the best hospitals in Indiana is closer to reality. We’re not just purchasing state-of-the-art technology or funding much-needed programs – together we’re transforming lives and changing the health of our community for the better.

The Bloomington Hospital Foundation supports Indiana University Health Bloomington as exemplary financial stewards of charitable contributions and committed ambassadors of philanthropy

Our Mission…Touching Lives

With the generous help of our community, the Bloomington Hospital Foundation is Touching Lives throughout south central Indiana.  Our mission is to support the mission of Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital to be one of the best hospitals in the state of Indiana.  With your help, we are meeting our mission; and with your continued support, we will continue Touching Lives for years to come.


Since 1967 The Bloomington Hospital Foundation is the Bloomington community’s original healthcare not-for-profit.  We are passionate about leading philanthropic efforts to improve the quality of healthcare, and changing the lives of patients, in the Bloomington area.

In 2017, we’re celebrating 50 years of impacting local healthcare in Bloomington. You can read more about the history of the Foundation here.

Company Overview

Our Board: Board members include physician leaders, senior leaders at local businesses, university faculty and senior staff, and outstanding community volunteers.

Volunteers: In addition to the Board, more than 100 dedicated volunteers give their time to serve on nine committees. Each committee focuses on a specific aspect of the Foundation’s development program including Annual Support, Business…s and Professional Relations, Circle of Friends, Heritage Society, Investments, Lasting Legacy, Second Century, Merit-Based Health Care Scholarships, and Special Events.

Our Staff: As Bloomington Hospital strives to meet the increasing health care needs of south central Indiana, the Bloomington Hospital Foundation continues every effort to meet the needs of the hospital. A staff of seven helps to plan and implement philanthropic initiatives.


The Bloomington Hospital Foundation has provided IU Health Bloomington Hospital with more than $5 million in support for the advancement of equipment, services, and programs that benefit our community. From advanced technology used to treat disease to comfort care services, your gifts touch the lives of our patients everyday, impacting local healthcare.

General Information

The heart of the Bloomington Hospital Foundation is its Board of Directors and volunteers. The 20 members of the Board guide the Foundation in fund development and allocation, assuring that donor gifts truly make an impact.