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Indiana Health Care Foundation

Supporting health care services for the aged and chronically ill.

Indiana Health Care Foundation

The Indiana Health Care Foundation (IHCF), a 501 (c) (3) organization, was established in 1997.  Our core purpose is to further the knowledge, education, information, and understanding in the areas of health care, wellness, and services to the aged and chronically ill.

Save the Date

2022 Golf Outing

We are excited to host our annual Golf Outing on Monday, May 23 at the Hawthorns Golf and Country Club in Fishers, Indiana. Sponsor or host a foursome at the golf outing and help us grant scholarships to deserving candidates interested in advancing their careers in long-term care. More information is coming soon!


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Foundation Focus

Creating Careers

Engage a network of community and business partners with a common goal to develop sustainable career pathway models in healthcare.


Provide financial support to individuals seeking to improve skills in the area of workforce, education, and training.

Here's How You Can Make A Difference

We know that now more than ever we are stronger together. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the long-term care sector.  The work we do at the Indiana Health Care Foundation enables upskilling of the dedicated and compassionate long-term care professionals who care for the frail and elderly in our communities. You can make a difference by supporting our work.  Your donation will help ensure that IHCF continues to serve as an important resource for our community.

Support Our Work

We deeply value your generosity.  Your contributions directly support the work we do and enable us to serve as a resource to the long-term care professionals in our state.  Please contact Emily Berger to learn more how you can support our work. 


Long-Term Care Scholarships

Our 2021 scholarship cycle has concluded.  Congratulation to the deserving scholarship recipients who are taking steps to further their education and training as members of the long term care workforce.  Please check back soon to learn about 2022 scholarship opportunities from the Indiana Health Care Foundation.


Indiana Health Care Foundation Board of Directors

Laurie E. Martin


Partner, Hoover Hull Turner LLP

Devon Brewer


Owner & Chief Operating Officer, SafeCare

Jennifer Gappa, RN


Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Miller’s Health Systems

Shelia Guenin


Senior Vice Pres. of Long Term Care, Health & Hospital Corporation

Vivian Wright-Defrees

President/CEO, Success Development Inc.

Aaron Grindstaff

Regional Director of Operations, TLC Management

Mary Anne Sloan

Vice President for Healthcare- Office of Workforce Alignment, Ivy Tech Community College

Jill Dirbas

Assistant Executive Director, University Heights Health & Living Community

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