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The Frist Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, human services, youth leadership training, community development, and civic affairs.


Established in 1982 in TN - The Frist Foundation, formerly the HCA Foundation, was established in 1982 by Hospital Corporation of America. The foundation became fully independent of the company in 1994. In 1997, the foundation changed its name to The Frist Foundation to recognize the philanthropic influence of its founding directors, Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., founder of Hospital Corporation of America, and Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr.


The Frist Foundation

Independent foundation



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3100 West End Ave., Ste. 1200 Nashville, TN United States 37203-1348

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