About the Foundation

The HIMSS Foundation is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively for charitable, scientific or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The HIMSS Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of HIMSS, providing support and assistance to the organization, its members, and the industry through:

  • Financial assistance (scholarships) to students healthcare-IT related fields
  • Providing access for students to the Dorenfest Institute database
  • Providing financial relief/assistance for special need-based programs issues