St. Michael’s Foundation



We are St. Michael’s Foundation, and we stop at nothing to help our hospitals tackle some of the toughest health challenges of our time.

Our physicians, scientists and medical educators come to us with an idea. A dream.

Bolstered by our fierce community of donors and volunteers, St. Michael’s Foundation stops at nothing to make it happen for St. Michael’s Hospital and Providence Healthcare.

We mobilize individuals, corporations and foundations to support our globally recognized innovators who pioneer discoveries, produce new treatments, reinvent medical training, transform care through artificial intelligence, and design state-of-the-art facilities.

Because we stop at nothing to deliver the care experience our patients deserve.

Our Vision

A relentless community of supporters who are galvanized by St. Michael’s ‘never-say-never’ spirit in the face of the toughest health problems of our time.

Our Mission

St. Michael’s Foundation stops at nothing to fund the relentless pursuit of solutions to some of the world’s most intractable health challenges.

Our Impact

Our abiding donors support groundbreaking research, advanced treatment, the best medical training and new facilities at St. Michael’s Hospital:

  • Research & Innovation: St. Michael’s has more than 1,000 scientists working, day in and day out, on some of the toughest health challenges of our time.
  • Education & Training: St. Michael’s is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, and one of the city’s top choices for medical students.
  • Building & Equipment: Over the past decade, St. Michael’s Hospital has transformed into a global research and patient care powerhouse – with state-of-the-art facilities that match its world-class reputation.
  • Patient Care: Our medical experts provide the highest level of care to every patient – no matter who they are and where they come from.

St. Michael’s Foundation also fundraises for our sister hospital, Providence Healthcare. Providence has taken an innovative approach to healthcare by providing rehabilitation, palliative care, long-term care and community programs to Toronto residents.

Our community of fierce donors enable us to do what has never been done before.

How your gift will be used

No matter what stage of life you’re at, there’s never a wrong time to define your legacy.

Making a planned gift is a special way to have a lasting impact and ensure that St. Michael’s Hospital and Providence Healthcare will continue to stop at nothing for our patients and their families for generations to come.

“Life has been good to me, and I like to give back. St. Michael’s is the place where I know I am in good hands and will get the best care. It’s a hospital that puts the patient first.”
Elizabeth is a monthly donor and has remembered St. Michael’s Hospital with a legacy gift.

“Providence is a place that we cared about and had much respect for. I draw comfort knowing that my gift will support those in need well into the future.”
Michael is a generous donor and has remembered Providence Healthcare with a legacy gift.

To learn more about legacy giving at St. Michael’s or Providence, contact Sandra Smith, Philanthropy Officer, Gift Planning at or at 416-864-6060 ext. 2044.

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