Mission: To develop and administer programs that will provide financial resources through voluntary giving for special projects of the glacial ridge hospital and glacial ridge hospital district, and such other organizations.
Programs: The main program operated by the foundation is operations of the ridgewood villa assisted living center. It is a 30+ bed independent living facility across the street from glacial ridge health system that operated at 97% capacity for the fiscal year ended june 30, 2014. Major expenditures include liability insurance, leased labor from grhs staff, meals, and general supplies and utilities.
other program expenses for grh foundation include contributions to other tax-exempt organizations, mainly grhs, and losses and expense associated with investment and fundraising activities.