Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

As a donor, you want to know that your contributions are wisely invested. Here, we provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about how Cedars-Sinai uses your valued donations. 

Your support makes it possible for Cedars-Sinai to translate research discoveries into healthcare solutions and to deliver compassionate care to the most vulnerable members of our community. Your generosity also allows Cedars-Sinai to build new, state-of-the-art facilities and to train the physicians who advance medical science and care in the future. Each and every gift, regardless of size, makes a difference.  

Yes, Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization. As an integral part of the Los Angeles community, our work goes beyond the walls of our facilities. We're providing care to the uninsured and underinsured every day through programs that improve health in schools, clinics, homeless shelters and community centers across the region.

The medical center's roots are grounded in Jewish tradition that honors the science of healing and service to others. Our staff and patients, however, are as diverse as the city of Los Angeles itself. We provide care to everyone, regardless of background, culture or ability to pay. Cedars-Sinai also attracts the finest faculty and staff. Like our patients, our healthcare professionals come from a widely diverse array of cultures and walks of life.

Cedars-Sinai allows you to choose your area of impact when making a donation. You can choose to support research, education or capital projects. Our most popular funds are listed on our online donation forms, and you can call 323-866-7763 for more options.

Our patients come from all over Southern California and the world, speaking nearly 60 languages. We serve more Medicare patients than any hospital in California. Those who visit us seek our advanced care and rely on our reputation as one of the most advanced hospitals in the country. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Cedars-Sinai as No. 8 on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll and the medical center is nationally ranked in 12 adult specialties. 

With locations throughout Southern California, Cedars-Sinai is dedicated to providing care for everyone who needs it. We are passionate about our patients' wellbeing, and we'll be your guide on your path to health.

Yes, Cedars-Sinai accepts these types of gifts. Your gift of appreciated stock, mutual funds or securities may qualify you for certain tax benefits. For more information or assistance, please call 323-866-7763.

You may contact Melissa Coleman at 323-866-8148 to help you or your advisor plan for the future.


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