Your Impact

Your gifts have changed the lives of Central Texans and the hundreds moving here each day.

Since 1981, more than $526M has been generously given to the Seton Foundations to help transform medical care in Central Texas. These gifts have allowed Seton to be the first to provide the local community with a neonatal intensive care unit, heart transplants, Level I trauma care and a world-class pediatric medical center.

The Seton Foundations raise the funds and awareness necessary to operate and advance Ascension Seton hospitals through Dell Children’s Foundation, Seton Hays Foundation, Seton Williamson Foundation and The Seton Fund, including Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

100% of every donation supports the care of Texans.

Seton Foundations Impact Report FY19

We care for Central Texas

Our commitment to our community flows from our Catholic mission to serve. Over the past ten years, Ascension Texas has provided over $5.4 billion in community benefit. The annual average is more than $548 million. For over a century, Ascension Texas has delivered compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension Texas operates 14 hospital campuses, more than 298 related healthcare facilities and employs more than 590 primary and specialty care clinicians throughout Central Texas.

Average Annual Contributions Over The Last Ten Years

$235,465,064 | Financial Assistance

$170,845,257 | Programs/Services for the General Community

$132,296,092 | Medicaid Shortfall

$9,748,739 | Programs/Services For Low Income Persons

* Totals are based on the 10-year average contribution for fiscal years 2009-2018, including all hospital and nonhospital business activities except joint ventures. If unreimbursed Medicare services are included in the total, Ascension Texas provides an average annual $754,291,912 in Community Benefit.

Your Stories

Cardiovascular Fellows Join Ascension Seton Heart Institute

Cardiovascular Fellows Join Ascension Seton Heart Institute

As the flagship hospital in the fastest growing region in the state, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin has an ambitious plan to strengthen our exceptional specialty in Cardiovascular Care. With philanthropic support, we are growing the first Cardiovascular...

Notification of Blackbaud Security Incident

Maintaining the security of our foundation and donor information is of the utmost importance to the Seton Foundations. We recently received notice from Blackbaud – a third party that provides many non-profit organizations, including many health care and...

Nursing Scholarship Winners Announced

Nursing Scholarship Winners Announced

The Seton Nurse Scholarships provided $370,000 in scholarships this year to 69 Ascension Seton associates pursuing a nursing degree. Since 2005, 570 colleagues have received over $2 million in scholarships. Thanks to generous associate and community donations, the...

Heart Transplants Now HERE at Dell Children’s

Heart Transplants Now HERE at Dell Children’s

Dell Children's is excited to announce the launch of the first Pediatric Heart Transplant Program in Central Texas. Heart transplants are a critical component of the cardiology and cardiac surgery program at Dell Children's, which continues to grow thanks to your...

Dell Children’s Growth Continues

Dell Children’s Growth Continues

Dell Children’s Medical Center announces major expansion plans for  Central Texas, including new children’s hospital in North Austin Expansions also include new medical office building in North Austin, continued growth on Mueller campus Dell Children’s Medical Center...

Chiu Family Gift to COVID-19 Fund Inspires Others

Chiu Family Gift to COVID-19 Fund Inspires Others

In 1977, the Seton Development Board (SDB), made up of 52 women was officially established. For over 43 years the women on the board have been supporting the community and the mission of Ascension Seton Medical Center. Today, we are so grateful for the entire...

Hope this Easter

Hope this Easter

As a Catholic health ministry, Easter represents a time of hope. A reminder that light will overcome darkness. An invitation to bring new life to a hurting world. But this year, Easter comes during an unprecedented time for all of us. The outbreak of COVID‐19 has...

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