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Endowment Funds

Children's Endowment Fund

The Children's Endowment Fund supports important services and programs listed below that are dedicated to the children at Stormont Vail Health.

  • Level III, 37-bed Neonatal Intensive Care department serving all of northeast Kansas
  • Birthplace, where more than 2,000 babies are born every year
  • The Breastfeeding Center
  • 20-bed Pediatric/Adolescent Department
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team Program (SANE/SART)
  • Child and Adolescent Behavioral Medicine Program at Stormont Vail Behavioral Health Center

This program is supported in part by the annual BIG HEARTS for little hearts golf tournament hosted by the Foundation. For more information about the BIG HEARTS for little hearts golf tournament, click here.

Nursing Scholarships

Stormont Vail Foundation is the largest grantor of scholarships to Baker School of Nursing students, awarding some $150,000 annually. These scholarships help ready a new generation of well-trained professionals, helping meet the future health care needs of our region and state.

Health Sciences Library

Stormont Vail Health is home to the only comprehensive health library in the region. Gifts to the Medical Library are used to maintain current periodicals and publications for specialties as well as making the latest in online learning and research available.

Endowment for Excellence

The Endowment for Excellence generates earnings to provide funding for technology needs for Stormont Vail Health.

Learning for Life

Learning for Life is a comprehensive endowment fund that focuses on health promotion, disease and injury prevention, community health education and health care education. The Learning for Life endowment supports:

  • Medical Library
  • Scholarships for Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Family Life: Prenatal, Child Development and Parenting Classes
  • HealthWise
  • Outreach Programs

Unrestricted Endowment

Gifts to the Unrestricted Endowment provide the Foundation the flexibility to direct funding to areas of greatest need. Programs with a limited time frame or in need of startup funding often benefit from gifts to the Unrestricted Endowment fund.

Stormont Vail Health Auxiliary

The Stormont Vail Auxiliary is an important partner in funding areas of need through the Foundation. Thanks to programs sponsored by the Auxiliary such as the Food Connection, Gift Shop and book sales, more than $1 million has been donated to the Foundation.