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Founded in 2014, Ochsner Lafayette General Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing resources to help advance the mission of Ochsner Lafayette General – To Restore, Maintain & Improve Health through philanthropy.

As a non-profit health system, Ochsner Lafayette General relies on the generosity of donors to support vital funding for programs and projects in patient care, innovative technology and equipment, capital improvements, and health education. The Foundation works closely with generous community and corporate partners to align their philanthropic interest with Ochsner Lafayette General’s vision to be a regional healthcare system that always delivers excellence. The Foundation works diligently to champion the importance of healthcare philanthropy and ensure that donors understand the impact of their gift and the lives they have touched.

As the philanthropic arm of Ochsner Lafayette General, the Foundation’s purpose is to steward lifelong relationships with donors, raise funds and dedicate its resources to Ochsner Lafayette General and those communities it serves.

Mission, Vision and Values

Mission Statement

Ochsner Lafayette General Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Ochsner Lafayette General. Our mission is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission of Ochsner Lafayette General – To Restore, Maintain and Improve Health. 

Vision Statement

To build a community of committed and grateful individuals for whom the advancement of healthcare is their philanthropic priority.


We achieve our vision and live our mission by our values,

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence