Mission & Vision
The Foundation’s Vision
Community caring for our community.
The Foundation’s Mission
The Hospital Foundation was established to ensure that we never again face the prospect of a community without health care by:
- providing first-class medical facilities and technology
- overseeing an excellent operator
- creating an environment that attracts quality, caring physicians who wish to be a part of the community and
- creating partnerships to deliver quality patient care.
The Foundation’s Core Values
Excellence In Care
We are dedicated to satisfying patients’ healthcare needs and are constantly looking to improve the Hospital Foundation's facilities and technology to serve our community.
Friends In The Community
Our community is central to us and our decisions will be based on the evaluated needs of the Fairbanks community.
Faithful Stewards – We are committed to fiduciary responsibility that protects the economic viability of our community-owned healthcare resources.
Commitment to Partnerships – Our Foundation is committed to partnering in our Community relationships.
Act With Integrity – We employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and fairness in all our endeavors on behalf of the community.
Who makes up The Hospital Foundation?
The Hospital Foundation membership includes a wide variety of people from many facets of the community, all of whom share a common interest in providing healthcare to Fairbanks and Interior Alaska. The Hospital Foundation members elect Trustees who govern The Hospital Foundation's business and oversee Foundation Health Partner's operation of the hospital campus for the community.
Trustees are not paid nor are they compensated for the hundreds, sometimes thousands, of hours they commit to the Foundation. Trustees work closely with executive leadership from Tanana Valley Clinic (TVC), Fairbanks memorial Hospital (FMH) and Denali Center as well as local, state, and federal leaders to increase access and ensure availability of quality health care services for the Fairbanks community and all of the interior.
On January 1, 2017, Foundation Health Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation, became the new operator of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center and Tanana Valley Clinic. For the first time in history, Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Denali Center are locally owned AND operated. GFCHF and Foundation Health Partners is governed by a board of 13 members who share their expertise in finance, construction/engineering, information technology, government affairs and medicine/health care for the betterment of our hospital and community.