The Foundation for the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC Foundation) was formed in 1988 to support and promote the charitable, scientific and educational mission of the LSUHSC. Comprised of six schools, the LSU Health Sciences Center’s primary mission is to educate health professionals and scientists at all levels. Its schools include medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health professions, graduate studies, and public health. The LSUHSC Foundation is a private, institutionally-related foundation formed to solicit donations and manage funds to benefit LSUHSC. The Foundation is a private 501(C) 3 non-profit corporation and defined by the IRS as a “public charity.”
Why are gifts deposited with the Foundation vs. the School of Dentistry?
The Foundation serves as a type of bank for contributions to the LSU Health Sciences Center and its six schools. Under its umbrella, 1,015 different funds are managed and invested under the direction of its board of directors. The LSU School of Dentistry has 111 individual accounts to benefit specific departments, programs and other strategic initiatives of the school. Your gift to the LSUHSC Foundation is directed to the exact school, program or department that you designate at the time of your gift.
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LSUHSC Foundation website to learn more or contact the Office of Alumni Relations.
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