Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

The information for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is as of the organization's most recent filing in December 2019. This organization, located in Oakland, CA, has been in existence for 70 years since its founding in 1949.

Organization Classification

The IRS classifies organizations according to the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) system. The NTEE system helps the IRS assign a 3-character code to each organization to describe the organization's activities.

The Kaiser Foundation Hospitals' NTEE code is E21. The "E" tells us that the organization is classified along with Community Health Systems. The "21" tells us that the organization is a Health Care organization. The NTEE describes Health Care organizations as multihospital health care systems that have two or more hospitals owned, leased, sponsored, or managed by a central organization.

Every organization is also governed by a specific section of the Internal Revenue Code. The most common type is a 501(c)(3) organization. However, there are actually 29 different types of organizations that are identified by the Internal Revenue Code. This organization happens to be a 501(c)(3) organization. The IRS describes these organizations as those engaged in Religious, Educational, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Public Safety, Amateur Sports, or Prevention of Cruelty to Children or Animals work.

Perhaps the most accurate way to get a sense of what the organization hopes to achieve is by looking at its mission. The mission of the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of its members and the communities it serves.

Program Areas

Program Area 1: Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (KFH) provides hospital, medical and surgical care, including emergency services, extended care and home health care. It also educates and trains medical students, physicians, and other health care professionals, as well as promotes scientific research and medical and nursing education. Additionally, KFH directly invests in improvements in community health by increasing access for the underserved and educating to improve health.

Program Area 2: Through Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (KFH), the organization is committed to improving medical care for beneficiaries of Medicaid and other government sponsored programs. At the end of 2019, over 791,000 individuals were receiving access to inpatient and emergency care under various Medicaid managed care programs in multiple states. Additionally, KFH provided health care on a fee-for-service basis for Medicaid beneficiaries who were not enrolled in Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

Program Area 3: Through the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Charity Care is provided to low-income vulnerable patients. This program offers financial assistance through the Medical Financial Assistance program and Charitable Health Coverage programs. In 2019, this program assisted over 246,000 patients through financial assistance and provided access to comprehensive health care to approximately 15,000 patients.

Program Area 4: The organization provides further details about this program area in Part III, Line 4A-D Description.

Organization Staffing

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is run by Gregory Adams, who is the Chairman & CEO. The organization has 87,092 employees, of whom nearly 36 thousand are paid more than $100k per year (according to the organization's most recent 990 tax filing). Supporting the paid staff are more than 11,000 volunteers.

Board Governance

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is an exemplary non-profit organization, as evidenced by its sound governance practices. With 13 voting members and 12 independent members, the organization has a well-balanced board of directors, reducing the potential for conflicts of interest. Furthermore, the organization has taken the necessary steps to protect its stakeholders by creating a conflict of interest policy, a written whistleblower policy, and a document retention policy. Furthermore, the organization substantiates and reviews both leadership and officer salaries, and provides copies of the 990 to the board prior to filing. All of these measures demonstrate that Kaiser Foundation Hospitals is dedicated to good governance and transparency.

Grant History

Our dataset has seven years of grant history for the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. In that time, they have awarded 8,244 grants, with an average check size of $129,320. The majority of grants were awarded in the Health Care sector. Additionally, the organization most frequently awards grants in the state of California (7,089) followed by Oregon (607). Other states with notable grants awarded include New York (56), Washington (123), Massachusetts (57), and Florida (12).

Organization Growth

The Kaiser Foundation Hospitals have grown over the given time period. Contributions and grants received decreased while program service revenue, investment income, total revenue, grants paid, employee salaries, total expenses, total employees, and total volunteers all increased. This indicates that the organization is growing and is able to provide more services and resources to the community.

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Outside Vendors & Contractors

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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $110,148,632
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$21,173,914
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $0
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$131,322,546
Total Program Service Revenue$27,250,671,562
Investment income $1,775,084,932
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $2,379,723
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $1,250,166,236
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $30,444,780,937

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals has awarded $433,440,683 in support to 1,004 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount


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Oakland, CA

PURPOSE: Project Support



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Oakland, CA

PURPOSE: Project Support



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Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE: Project Support



Org PageRecipient Profile

Oakland, CA

PURPOSE: Project Support



Org PageRecipient Profile

Oakland, CA

PURPOSE: Project Support



Org PageRecipient Profile

Portland, OR

PURPOSE: Project Support

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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 6 grants that Kaiser Foundation Hospitals has recieved totaling $210,763.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Omaha, NE


The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Omaha, NE


Magee-Womens Research Institute And Foundation

Pittsburgh, PA

PURPOSE: Bio-medical research

American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE


Ochin Inc

Portland, OR


Unoyo Kojima Trust

Honolulu, HI


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