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Our Mission

At the OHSU Foundation, we advance OHSU’s mission by igniting the power of philanthropy.

What we do

The OHSU Foundation exists to secure private philanthropic support to advance OHSU’s vital missions, and to invest and manage gifts responsibly to honor donors’ wishes. Thousands of donors contribute millions of dollars in financial support to OHSU and OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital every year.

As the state of Oregon’s only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, education, and research – three missions that inspire philanthropy locally and nationally.

Our core values

Meet our team

The people who make up the OHSU Foundation come from various experiences and expertise to contribute to our mission. Meet our team of diverse professionals, and read why they are inspired by philanthropy’s impact at OHSU.

Headshot of employee, Flor Chavez, who has long dark hair, wearing glasses, green beanie, and orange crew neck shirt.

“I’m motivated by the student, patient, and donor stories on the foundation’s story hub. Being able to see the impact OHSUF has on the community while residing all the way in Arizona helps me feel connected.” – Flor Chavez, Prospect Management Analyst

“Not only do I get to learn something new every day, but I also get to help research and science that is literally making the world a better place. How cool is that? I also love working with the smart, amazing folks at the Foundation, all of whom are so supportive, collaborative, and committed to the mission of OHSU.” – Shane, Associate Director of Foundation Relations


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The OHSU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The OHSU Foundation is committed to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization. In keeping with our beliefs and values, no applicant will face discrimination or harassment on the basis of any protected class status, including color, age, current or future military status, disability (physical or mental), gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

The OHSU Foundation, as required by law, is making available a copy of Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

The OHSU Foundation participates in E-Verify. By law we are required to make available the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work.

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