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The Frist Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 01/17/2017
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

The Frist Foundation

(formerly The HCA Foundation)

3100 West End Ave., Ste. 1200

Nashville, TN United States 37203-1348

Telephone: (615) 292-3868

URL: www.fristfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

EIN

621134070

BRIDGE Number

7224517131

Background

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.

Purpose and Activities

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