UF Health Shands

UF Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center encompassing hospitals, physician practices, colleges, centers, institutes, programs and services across Northeast and North Central Florida. Its mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care; innovative and rigorous education in the health professions and biomedical sciences; and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation.

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Featured Giving Opportunities

UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals Fund

Support the continued maintenance of and any future construction needs of the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and Neuromedicine...

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Shands Children’s Hospital

Support teaching, research and academic programs for Shands Childrens' Hospital.

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Giving Opportunities

Adult Lung Transplant Patient Care Fund

Funds are to be used for the care of adult patients that are having or have had a lung transplant.

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Allen-Simmons Fellowship in PSP/Atypical Parkinson’s Fund

GA: Support a fellowship in the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease. Fellowships will have a focus on...

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Alzheimer Research at the CTRND

Support of Alzheimer's research under the discretion of the director of the Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative...

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Alzheimer’s Chair Fund

GA: support a chair within the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Avnee Rawal Fund

Support pediatric arts programs within Arts in Medicine.

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B. Dianne Farb Endowed Healthcare Scholarship

Pledge: provide support to degree seeking students in the UF Health Science Center who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer...

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B. Dianne Farb Medical Scholarship

Scholarships for individuals who have had cancer diagnosis and are in medical, nursing, pharmacy, dental, or PHHP School. Funds to be...

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Brain Building Construction

Construction of brain research building.

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Brain Institute Research Endowment

GA: support research at Brain Institute.

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Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Support the Shands at UF Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

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Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration Fellowship Fund

Pledge: Support the fellowship/graduate medical program in the Center for Movement Disorders.

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Center for Spirituality and Health

Support HSC Center for Spirituality and Health.

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Charlotte M. Liberty Scholarship and Academic Support Fund

Estate: support needy students in any of colleges in HSC.

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Child Life Program

Support purchase of toys, games, or any other items or equipment to increase the quality of life for patients as deemed appropriate by...

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Children’s Miracle Network

For Children's Miracle Network support.

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Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon at UF

Restricted to Children's Miracle Network at Shands to fund grants as determined by UF & Shands leadership.

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Communicore Classroom/Testing Area Renovation Fund

GA: Support the renovation of room CG-011 in the HSC Communicore Building.

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Coronavirus Response Fund

The Gift shall be used to address the most critical needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic, as determined in the sole discretion of the...

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David and Lisa Midgett Foundation Fund for Arts in Medicine

Support the development and implementation of arts in health needs assessment, programming, and research by the UF Health Arts in...

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Douglas Anderson Facial Pain Research Fund

Support research in pain at the McKnight Brain Institute with a preference for facial pain.

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Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim UF Scripps Excellence in Healthcare Endowment

This will be used as an umbrella fund for the $100M Wertheim Scripps gift to assist in managing the pledge balance and various...

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Edward C. (Ted) Leemon Memorial Endowment

Support Liver Transplantation in manner to be determined by family at a later date.

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Elder Care of Alachua County

Support highest priority of Shands UF Elder Care of Alachua County.

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ElderCare Senior Recreation Center Fund

To hold donations to fund construction of the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center at Northside Park operated by ElderCare; including...

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Emergency Patient Care Fund

Care of patients in financial need.

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Evelyn F. McKnight Cognitive Aging and Memory Research Fund

GA: support medical research of the brain, principally for clinical application to accomplish alleviation of memory loss of the aging.

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Facial Pain Research Foundation at the McKnight Brain Institute

GA: Support research project establishing the role of cholesterol/other lipids on the development/stabilization of myelin in such...

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Fixel Director’s Fund

GA: support the priorities of the leadership at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Endowed Professorship

GA: support a professorship within the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Institute Advancement Fund

Support the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Institute AI and Neurotechnology Genius Grant Fund

GA: support research and activities in artificial intelligence, neuroscience, and neurotechnology at the Fixel Institute.

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Fixel Institute ALS Fund

To support research and activities in ALS and related disorders at the Fixel Institute.

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Fixel Institute Campus Fund

The Fund shall be used to support the renovation, enhancement, growth and activities of the Normal Fixel Institute for Neurological...

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Fixel Institute Rising Star Endowed Faculty Professorship

GA: support a professorship within the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Institute Rising Star Endowment

GA: support a faculty member in the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Institute Rising Star Fund

GA: support a faculty member in the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Fixel Rehabilitation and Therapy Fund

Support the rehab operations at the Fixel Institute.

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Fixel Scholars Endowment

GA: $1,000,000 to establish an endowment fund to be known as the Fixel Scholars Endowment Fund, and the spendable income shall be used...

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Fla Alliance for Health Professions Diversity

Support the mission of the Fla Alliance for Health Professions Diversity which includes various seminars, travel, food, copying and...

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Florida Blue Health Equity Fund

To support UF Healthcare Students Identification and Addressing of Social Drivers to Promote Improved Health Outcomes in East...

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Gaintner Family Endowment for Arts in Medicine

GA: support teaching, research and programs in HSC Arts in Medicine program.

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Giles-Guzick Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Fund

Support travel and professional development for graduate students by awarding at least two scholarships annually to students in the...

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Griffen-Reed Arts in Medicine

GA: support salary supplements for those artists/staff working directly with patients.

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Harriet Holmes Raffo Memorial Endowment

GA: support Shands transplant housing programs for bone marrow patients and their families.

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Headache and Facial Pain Excellence in Research Fund

Trust: Support the research and study of Trigeminal Neuralgia of the facial nerve, including tic douloureau, facial pain, headache, and...

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Health Center Major Gift Fund

Support construction and general facility.

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Health Center Office of the Vice President

Support Office of VP Health Affairs including but not exclusive to support of Office of External Relations.

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Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Research Fund

Support research in hereditary neuropathy in the Department of Neuroscience.

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HSC Archives Construction Fund

Support construction of the HSC Archives Library.

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ICI Homes for Hope Fund

Support the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Institute Child Health Policy

Support research in child health policy.

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Jane Gapenski Professional Development Fund

GA: Enhance the professional competencies and development of nurses at the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant...

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Joshua Benjamin Weitzel Fund for Developmental Neurobiology

GA: Support neurodevelopmental research at the McKnight Brain Institute..

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Katherine Scott and Raymond Andrew MRI Resource for Advanced Brain Imaging Fund

Support using mTBI as a model for establishing advanced MR techniques as an imaging/functional biomarker to assist novel treatment and...

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Kathleen Patrick Endowed Fund for Lung Transplant Patient Care

Provide care needed for the patients who have had or are having a lung transplant.

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Kenneth R. Kellner, MD, PhD, Cradle Room Fund

Purpose of the fund is for building, equipment and renovation for UF Health Shands.

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Kohls Shands Community Outreach Fund

Support Community outreach programs that support the Children's Hospital events and programs. (See Grant)

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Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D. Memorial Fund

General support of UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health College of Medicine campuses.

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LifeQuest Organ Recovery Service Endowment

Support the mission of organ procurement at Shands @ UF.

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Lillian Stump Professional Nursing Education Fund

GA: support continuing professional education for nurses working at UF Health Shands facilities. (Court order change).

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Long Term Patient Housing

To be used for any patient with a need for long term housing while receiving care at Shands Healthcare (not limited to specific...

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Loss Prevention Research Fund

Support data collection and analysis relative to loss prevention strategies in health care settings.

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Louis and Roberta Fixel Endowed Chair

GA: support a chair within the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.

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Lynne Looney Excellence in Multiple System Atrophy Research Fund

Support research and programs related to multiple system atrophy.

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Lynne Looney Excellence in Multiple System Atrophy Research Fund

To support research and programs related to multiple system atrophy.

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Margaret Rodrigues Memorial Fund

Endowment is to be used for equipment, treatments, patient and family programs, etc., for adult patient care programs of the Pulmonary...

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Margay Schee Burn Unit Summer Camp Fund

Real Estate: Support tutition costs for children of the Shands Burn Unit to attend a specialized camp.

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Marigold Fund for DMCRN Research

Ltr: Support the establishment and operation of University of Florida as a network site of the Myotonic Dystrophy Clinical Research...

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Mario Medero, M.D. Fund for ALS Research

Fund research to advance the understanding of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of...

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McKnight Brain Bank Fund

GA: Support the operations and functions of the McKnight Brain Bank at the McKnight Brain Institute.

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Mila Grace Montuno Excellence in Nursing Scholarship Fund

Support a nurse in the pediatric congenital heart center with continuing education opportunities, including but not limited to,...

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Music in Medicine

To support UF Health Arts in Medicine music programs and musicians.

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Myasthenia Gravis Rhodes Trust

Trust: support research in cause and cure of myasthenia gravis.

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Nancy Martin Symposium

Support research and education efforts. See Shands Fund Form

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Nathaniel Jackson Golding Future of Neurology Fund

To support the educational mission and training of future neurologists related to memory. (see Will)

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Neuro-Imaging Research Fund

Support the Neuro-Imaging Suite and imaging projects at the Fixel Institute.

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Neuromedicine Research and Education Fund

Support education and research related activities in neuromedicine.

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New Children’s Hospital Building Fund

Support the construction of a new Children's Hospital.

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Pediatric Cardiac Cath Lab Fund

To fund the UF Health Shands Pediatric Cardiac Cath Lab renovation using dollars raised through Raising Hope at Work - employee giving...

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Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Fund

GA: Support the renovation of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. (See GA)

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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Support the Pediatric Care Program at Shands Children's Hospital.

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Perinatal Nursing Education Fund

Support the education and training in the area of perinatal bereavement through programs such as biennial educational conferences for...

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Pulmonary and Critical Care Program

Support needs of Pulmonary and Critical Care patient care and education of physicians in training.

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Research in Pain Fund

Support research and programs related to facial pain.

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Robert Federspiel Organ Transplant Endowment

Support publication of the Transplant Endeavor newsletter.

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Ross Hays Endowed Fund for Professional Development or Scholarships

GA: support UF Health Shands employees who are students at the University or who are pursuing professional development. The scholarship...

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Samaritan Housing Fund

GA: Support the housing needs of patients and their loved ones who have to travel from further than one hour away to receive critical...

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SantaFe HealthCare Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Endowment

GA: support teaching, research and programs in the to-be established SantaFe HealthCare Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the...

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Schee Family Cardiac Nursing Fund

Real Estate: Support continued education and training programs dfor cardiac nursing staff.

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Sebastian Ferrero Foundation Fund at UFF

Support the renovation of Shands North Tower for the new Children and Women Hospital.

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Shands Arts in Medicine

Support Arts in Medicine Program at Shands.

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Shands at UF Cancer Hospital

Support research, academic and patient programs at Shands at UF Cancer Hospital.

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Shands Bone Marrow Education Fund

Support educational services for staff members. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Support the Shands Bone Marrow Transplant Program.

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Shands Cardio Hybrid Operating Room

Support the purchase of supplies and equipment utilized for the Cardio Operating Room.

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Shands Childbirth Education Fund

Pay instructors for lactation education, childbirth classes, newborn education and breast feeding classes. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Children’s Hospital

Support teaching, research and academic programs for Shands Childrens' Hospital.

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Shands Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Program

Support program at Shands to include travel and meetings with referring physicians and patient families around the state of Florida,...

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Shands Department of Pharmacy Professional Enhancement Fund

To encourage academic, research and professional activities which enhance the local and national reputation of the individual, Shands...

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Shands Department of Pharmacy Professional Enhancement Fund

To encourage academic, research and professional activities which enhance the local and national reputation of the individual, Shands...

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Shands Development Support

Support Shands and HSC development at UF.

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Shands Diabetes Education Fund

Support the Diabetes Education Program; including travel for staff, patient education tools (brochures, videos, in-services, etc.;...

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Shands Emergency Department Education Fund

Support conference registration costs, purchase Emergency Dept and resident education materials. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands First and 15 Event Fund

Support Shands Children's Hospital pediatric programs, services, renovations, diversionary items and equipment. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Food & Nutrition Fund

Support Shands Food & Nutrition Department in the area of programs, equipment and services. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Footprints

Support the footprint program and the patients on Unite 42. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands HealthCare Nursing

Support through continuing education, research activities, innovations and pilot projects, educational and professional development for...

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Shands Heart and Lung Transplant

Provide assistance to patient and their families with needs before, during and post transplant procedures. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Hemotology/Oncology Education Fund

Support Shands Hemotology/Oncology department; including but not limited to educational costs for staff and or patients; staff travel...

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Shands Hospital Board of Directors Scholarship Fund

GA: support scholarship awards to deserving Health Science Center students attending UF; colleges will nominate students and VP Health...

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Shands Hospital Construction Fund

Construction of the new Shands Cancer Hospital.

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Shands John Spanier Rehab Services Fund

Support the purchase of equipment initiatives for the Department of Rehabilitation Services for Shands HealthCare.

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Shands Kidney Transplant Program

Support the Shands Kidney Transplant Program.

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Shands Liver Transplant Program

Support the Shands Liver Transplant Program.

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Shands Medical Nutrition Therapy Fund

Provide medical nutrition therapy for development of tools of learning for patients and education/research for professional education....

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Shands Neurology Fund

Support Neurology patients in the area of patient care. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands NICU Renovation

To support renovation of Shands NICU. (Fund closed at UFF 09/04/2019). Re-opened fund at UFF 11/01/2019).

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Shands Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elderly

Grant: To support the "Transforming Care for the Elderly: Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders" program at Shands. (See...

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Shands Nursing Education Fund

Grant: Support Shands Nursing education and simulation programs to improve patient safety in the perioperative setting. (See Grant)

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Shands Nursing Professional Development

Support nursing research and professional development programs within Shands @UF Department of Nursing and Patient Services;...

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Shands Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplant Fund

Assist families with children who are in the process of or have undergone a liver or kidney transplant obtain help with concrete...

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Shands Pediatric Transplant Fund

Support Pediatric programs and services at Shands Children's Hospital in the area of transplant. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Pohlman Memorial Fund

To improve the quality of patient care in the Department of Radiation Oncology while at Shands. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Rehab Services Educational Conference Fund

Provide educational training; to market and publicize UF & Shands facilities, faculty, and staff; provide resource and revenue for the...

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Shands Respiratory Care Services Fund

To support the educational, research and development expenses of staff; including tuition, travel, lectures, etc. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Rheumatoid Arthritis Fund

Support Rheumatoid Arthritis research, programs and services at Shands facilities. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Stem Cell Lab Fund

Provide additional funding for education, travel and equipment. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Surgical ICU Patient Care Fund

Support Surgical Intensive Care Unit in the area of patient care at Shands. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands Surgical Intensive Care Unit Fund

Support educational and developmental expenses of staff; guest speaker fees, transportation, lodging, food, supplies, equipment,...

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Shands Thoracic Cardio Surgery Education and Research

Support thoracic and cardiovascular education and research in Shands HealthCare.

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Shands Trauma Training and Education Fund

Promote education, research and marketing of the Trauma Program. See Shands Fund Form

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Shands UF Endowment

Support highest priorities at Shands HealthCare as determined by CEO.

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Shands Volunteer Services

Support the enhancement of services to volunteers in an effort to provide training opportunities, recruitment and retention activities;...

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Shands’ Children’s Hospital Pediatric Neurosurgery Program

Support Shands Pediatric Neurosurgery and programs/services that are beneficial to patients and their families.

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ShandsCair Flight Program Fund

To Support the ShandsCair Flight Program.

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T. Terrell and Neva S. Sessums, Sr., MBI Excellence Fund

GA: Parkinsons disease research at the McKnight Institute at the College of Medicine.

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T. Terrell and Neva S. Sessums, Sr., MBI Excellence Fund

Parkinsons disease research at the McKnight Institute at the College of Medicine.

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The Fixel Functional Neurosurgery Fellowship Fund

Support functional neurosurgical fellowships at the Fixel Institute

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The Fixel Institute Movement Disorders Fellowship Fund

Support fellowships in movement disorders at the Fixel Institute

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The Fixel Neurotechnology and AI Support Fund

Support research and activities related to neurotechnology and neurology.

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The Radiomics and Augmented Intelligence Fund

To support research and activities at the Fixel Institute in imaging, radiomics, and augmented intelligence

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The Walter J. Stark, M.D. Memorial Fund

Support research and programs related to Parkinson’s disease at the Fixel Institute.

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Transplant Center Programs

Unrestricted use for Transplant Center.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Fund

Support research and program activities related to traumatic brain injury for use by the McKnight Brain Institute.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Research Fund

Support research in Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain. (See donor letter)

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Tyler’s Hope Season of Hope Run Fellowship

GA: Support a fellowship in Dystonia/Parkinson's Disease in the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration in the College of...

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UF Brain Tumor Research Fund

Grant: Support the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program.

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UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals Fund

Support the continued maintenance of and any future construction needs of the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and Neuromedicine...

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UF Health Leesburg Fund

General support for UF Health Leesburg Hospitals.

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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Renovation Fund

To hold donations to fund renovation of UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

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UF Health/Norman Fixel Campus Fund

This fund is to be managed internally by F&A and will serve as a holding fund for undesignated gifts from the Fixels. Money placed into...

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UF Medical Guild Fund for Palliative Care Support

Provide UF Health Shands with palliative care resources, programs, and education.

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UF Medical Guild Patient Emergency Fund

GA: Support from this fund will help meet the needs of patients that fall outside the coverage of their insurance provider or other...

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University of Florida Evelyn F. & William L. McKnight Brain Institute

Support development & implementation of Brain Institute & related research projects.

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Weddle Family Endowment Fund

GA: Provide patients in the Shands Bone Marrow Transplant Unit with assistance for incidental expenses such as gas, food, lodging, and...

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William Richard Arthur, M.D. Stem Cell Research Fund

GA: support stem cell research, also known as regeneration medicine, associated with the McKnight Brain Institute.

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