About The Foundation


Eskenazi Health Foundation inspires, energizes and promotes a vital, healthy Indianapolis community by providing strategic guidance and philanthropic resources to Eskenazi Health.

The Eskenazi Health Foundation helps Eskenazi Health to reach its full potential.


  • Fund key health care initiatives and programs by increasing the philanthropic support of the Foundation
  • Educate the community about the impact of philanthropy on the life-changing work of Eskenazi Health
  • Provide meaningful opportunities for donor engagement with Eskenazi Health via the Eskenazi Health Foundation
  • Grow the strategic impact of the Foundation Board

The Eskenazi Health Foundation was established as the Indiana Health Institute, Inc. in 1985 as a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit corporation. It changed names to become the Eskenazi Health Foundation in 2011.