In-kind Contributions

In-kind contributions include meeting space, programs, speakers, health screenings, and services provided in lieu of monetary contributions.

Policies & Procedures for Requesting for Contributions

External Requests

All requests must be submitted online and be made at least 8 weeks prior to the event/needed by date.

Baptist will consider requests from charitable, non-profit organizations* that meet the following criteria:

  • The organization and/or event's purpose fits within Baptist's defined focus areas of:
    Health Care - education/prevention of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity; health care services/education and access for those with the greatest need.
    Education - programs that focus on math, science and/or health care related subjects; programs that encourage students (especially men and minorities) to pursue nursing and other health care related careers.
  • The organization provides proof of qualifying non-profit status, including tax-exempt determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service.
  • The organization and/or event is located in the community served by Baptist Memorial Health Care corporate hospital facilities.
  • The organization and/or event is open to membership and participation by the community without discrimination based on race, color, religion or age.
  • Request is submitted at least eight weeks in advance of date items are needed.

*Non-charitable requests will also be considered and judged based on marketing and advertising merit.


Although requests for in-kind contributions from non-profit organizations are evaluated on individual merit, contributions typically are not provided for the following:

  • Individuals.
  • Political organizations or causes.
  • Athletic teams.
  • Family reunions.
  • Beauty contest candidates.
  • Churches/religious organizations that or programs that don't meet our focus area criteria.
  • Schools outside of Baptist's school partnership program.
  • Convention registration packages.

Request Procedures

Organizations wishing to be considered for in-kind donations must review our giving guidelines and submit an application online.

Please submit request at least 8 weeks prior to the date items are needed to allow time for review and/or fulfillment of the request.

For information, please contact:

Baptist Memorial Health Care
Community Relations Department
350 N. Humphreys Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120