Who We Are


 

Palm Health Foundation is Palm Beach County’s leading community foundation for health. With the support of donors and a focus on results, the foundation builds strong community partnerships, advocates for its most vulnerable neighbors and inspires innovative solutions to lead change for better health for generations to come.  Palm Health Foundation has invested more than $75 million in Palm Beach County health since 2001.

 

Why it Matters: Better Health for Future Generations

As the saying goes, “when we have our health, we have everything.”  We believe that when we work together to find innovative solutions to important health problems, we can ensure that all of our neighbors – today and in the future – will have an opportunity to thrive and reach their full health potential.  The good health of our community depends on it.  


Our Vision:

All Palm Beach County residents have an opportunity to thrive and reach their full health potential.

 

Our Mission:

We inspire and fund solutions for better health in Palm Beach County through community collaboration.

 

Our Tagline: 

Leading Change for Better Health

 

Our Values: 

Integrity – We work with transparency and respect for all people and ideas.

 

Equity – We believe that everyone should have a fair and just opportunity to be healthier.

 

Humility – We approach our work as servant leaders with dignity and reverence for others.

 

Courage – We embrace risk in the pursuit of new opportunities for better health.

 

Diversity – We honor the differences and experiences that make people unique.

 

Collaboration – We believe in the compounding effect of people working together toward a common goal.

 

Creativity – We support new ways to engage our community and innovate for better health.

 

Stewardship – We take responsibility for the prudent use of resources entrusted to us.

 



Our Approach:

With the support of philanthropy and a focus on results, we build strong community partnerships, respect diverse opinions and seek innovative approaches to solving Palm Beach County’s complex health problems through:

  • Collaborative GrantmakingWe bring people of diverse perspectives together to find innovative solutions to complex health issues and provide funding for initiatives that lead to better health.
     
  • Better Health Campaigns:  We provide information on critical health issues affecting Palm Beach County residents, offer practical solutions and encourage residents to adopt lifestyle changes for better health.
     
  • New Health Networks: We bring people together to explore new possibilities for learning and create unique ways to address the determinants of health in Palm Beach County.
     

We use our approach to advance better health in these focus areas:

  • Nursing Advancement
  • Family Caregiving
  • Diabetes Prevention and Management
  • Behavioral Health/Brain Health

 


 

History

Palm Health Foundation was created in July 2001 as the successor to Good Samaritan Foundation and St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation.  With the support of philanthropy, Palm Health Foundation has invested more than $75 million in Palm Beach County health since its founding.

 


 

Financial Documents

Consolidated Financial Statements with Independent Auditors' Reports (previous 3 years):

Click here to view our most recent completed IRS Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax. 

Click here to view our tax-exempt status letter from the Internal Revenue Service. 

Additional information can be found on our public GuideStar profile.