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Baptist Healing Hospital Trust


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Baptist Healing Hospital Trust

(also known as Baptist Healing Trust)

2928 Sidco Dr.

Nashville, TN United States 37204-3758

Telephone: (615) 284-8271


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $123,945,929

Total giving: $5,953,034






Established in 2002; converted from the sale of the Baptist Hospital System to Ascension Health Systems

Purpose and Activities

The trust supports organizations that offer a holistic and loving approach to health care. It seeks to increase the access of underprivileged populations to appropriate and affordable health care and to support and enhance the success of the nonprofit organizations it funds by offering funding and consulting to organizations to promote cultures centered on compassionate care.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Impacting Education Grants

These grants are for specific programs or courses, which impact medical and other health professionals during their education and training. The trust seeks to encourage nursing, medical and other allied health professional schools as well as postgraduate training programs to introduce a course or program advocating a compassionate care model of leadership and culture or a similar program addressing spirituality and compassionate care.

Operating Grants

These grants are available for organizations that have an established relationship with the foundation, have a mission that is in close alignment, and have demonstrated strong organizational, program and financial performance over the course of the history with the foundation.

Partnership Grants

These grants are made to health related nonprofit organizations in the middle Tennessee area to provide extra support necessary to apply the principles of compassionate care through funds and in-kind services relating to capacity building, leadership training and consulting. Trust partners receive funds for the expenses associated with undertaking transformational change.

Transom Grants

These grants are for specific projects or programs, which include clear objectives, timeframes and measurable outcomes. Grants are made to organizations that promote health services in one of the four areas of interest: physical health, mental health, recovery from addiction, and healing from abuse, neglect or violence. Grants are made to programs that increase access to compassionate health care for vulnerable populations.

Fields of Interest

  • Health
  • Holistic medicine
  • Mental health care
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • American Indians
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Homeless people
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Incarcerated people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Military personnel
  • People of African descent
  • People of Latin American descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with hearing impairments
  • People with HIV/AIDS
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Substance abusers
  • Terminally ill people
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of crime and abuse
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $123,945,929 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,280,864

Total giving: $5,953,034

Qualifying distributions: $6,588,048