Funds for Your Giving
With every donation to the Cedars-Sinai Employee Giving Program, you can transform tomorrows for our patients and their families, for our caregivers, for our community, and for the countless people who benefit from medical research.
Select from 20 different funds for your tax-deductible gifts. Each supports a key aspect of the Cedars-Sinai mission. All contributions go to a broader cause and not to a specific doctor or department.
Academic Affairs/General: helps fund the Clinical Scholars Program and train the next generation of doctors.
Academic Affairs/Research: helps fund clinical research.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion: supports the ongoing maintenance of Cedars-Sinai’s new state-of-the-art facility, which is home to innovative research and patient care.
Cancer: supports research on all types of cancer as well as teaching and help for patients in navigating the disease: chemotherapy, radiation treatments, mammograms, and gynecological testing.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Group: supports recruitment of new doctors.
Children’s Health: supports research at the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center, patient care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and research in pediatric cardiology.
Community Benefit: supports education of children and adults on healthy habits, including how to shop for nutritious foods and the senior walking program, free medical screenings and services at schools and health fairs, patient care at free clinics in Los Angeles, and youth employment and development.
COACH for Kids: supports the mobile medical units that bring healthcare services to low-income children; also provides clothes and shoes for needy families, car seats, food cards, and new wheelchairs for the disabled.
Employee Relief Fund: provides emergency financial help, including rent payments for employees facing eviction or assistance with temporary housing due to a fire or other catastrophe.
General Endowment Fund: helps fund the general maintenance of the Cedars-Sinai campus.
Heart Disease: supports heart stem cell research, cardiac imaging, women’s heart disease research and treatment, heart transplants, and testing for potential heart disease.
Indigent Care Fund: assists patients with expenses associated with their hospital stay, including pajamas, personal hygiene items, taxi vouchers, and bus fare for visiting family members.
Metabolic Disease: supports Cedars-Sinai’s centers devoted to lifesaving research into diabetes, liver, and renal disease, infectious and autoimmune disease, and other metabolic illnesses.
Neuroscience and the Brain: supports research, clinical trials, and the development of new vaccines to treat brain tumors.
Nursing Research Institute: supports scholarship programs for nurses and in-house nurse training programs.
Psychological Trauma Center: supports purchase of art supplies for art-based therapy and helps underwrite the salaries of grief counselors who visit schools to work with students.
Spiritual Care: supports programs that provide many types of spiritual guidance to patients and families as well as bereavement counseling, informational pamphlets for patients and families, prayer books, and Shabbat candles for Friday night services.
Surgery and Transplantation: supports research and treatment of congenital heart failure, implants of ventricular assist devices for patients awaiting organ transplants, and pediatric cardiac surgery.
Volunteer Services: helps to support the Music for Healing Program and the POOCH (Pets Offering Ongoing Care and Healing) Program, along with providing jackets for volunteers.
Women’s Health: supports care for high-risk pregnancies and research in women’s health and women’s heart disease.