About the Foundation

RWJ Hamilton Foundation endorses the Donor Bill of Rights developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.

Led by a Board of Directors, the Foundation depends on the generous support of private donors, corporations and family foundations. Also, an active Auxiliary and the Young Professionals Group organize and host events that encourage community support.

In addition to offering a variety of planned giving opportunities, the Foundation's annual signature fundraising events include a Golf & Tennis Classic, Black Tie Gala, a 2K walk/5K run, and Toast to the Season.

Projects and initiatives that have benefited from the generous support of the Foundation include:

  • Emergency Department Renovation and Expansion
  • HH Tuchman Pediatric undefinedEmergency Center
  • Lakefront Patient Tower
  • Four "Grounds for Healing®" Gardens
  • Jeffery Pierfy Multi-faith Chapel
  • Cardiovascular and Oncology Programs of Excellence
  • Girl Talk
  • Nursing Education
  • Pharmacy satellite locations
  • Shapedown
  • The Stroke Program
  • The Lymphedema Fund
  • The Women's Center

Foundation Staff

Click here to view our 2019 Philanthropy Impact Report.

Patient Stories

  • "They take a genuine interest in making a patient’s life more comfortable.”

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  • "Giving back to the place where I received such amazing care is very important to me."

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  • “They taught me how to adjust my lifestyle and eating habits, which took away the worry of having another heart attack.”

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