EIN 46-0422673

Avera Health

IRS 501(c) type
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Avera Health is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values. Promotion of Health.
Related structure
Avera Health is child organization, under the parent exemption from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

Program areas at Avera Health

Avera Health is a nonprofit corporation jointly sponsored by the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Aberdeen, South Dakota and the Benedictine Convent of the Sacred Heart of Yankton, South Dakota, together referenced as the "Sisters." Avera Health acts as the leader of the Avera health ministry, serving as an overall parent to support its affiliated tax-exempt health care organizations. These organizations provide services principally in eastern South Dakota and surrounding states. Avera Health provides management consulting, fund raising and other administrative services to the hospitals, long-term health care facilities, clinics, services and programs that are sponsored or otherwise affiliated with the Sisters.Avera eCARE is a visionary care delivery model that provides rural health care professionals around-the-clock access to specialty care physicians, nurses and pharmacists. Using advanced communication technology, eCARE supports rural facilities in the provision of evidence-based, high-quality care and offsets workforce shortages in rural communities. eCARE is a natural extension of Avera's Health mission and its century-long commitment to its rural communities to maintain access to quality care close to home. Avera eCARE works with some of the most underserved populations in the United States. This includes frontier populations, long term care residents, Native American Reservations, disabled veterans, and inmates. By bringing high quality, on demand access to specialty care, these unique populations are able to receive care within their home community and in a familiar, culturally appropriate setting. They are treated in coordination with the local practitioners that best understand their ongoing care needs.

Form 990s for Avera Health

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-08-23990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
2016-062017-09-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Avera Health

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Sioux Empire United Way (SEUW)Partner Agency Alloc$193,575
 View purchase optionsProgram Assistance$20,000
 View purchase optionsPipestone County Medical Center Capital Campaign$10,000
...and 3 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesTRANS-NIH RESEARCH SUPPORT$3,131,773
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...and 42 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Avera Health

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Sioux Falls Catholic SchoolsSponsorship$1,000,000
Presentation College (PC)Scholarship Sponsorship$800,000
University of Sioux Falls (USF)Scholarship Sponsorship$400,000
 View purchase optionsScholarship Sponsorship$337,000
 View purchase optionsSponsorship$253,000
...and 80 more grants made

Financials for Avera Health

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$23,574,843
Program services$257,966,861
Investment income and dividends$22,385
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$340,815
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,579,942
Net income from fundraising events$369,995
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$11,745,351
Total revenues$295,600,192

Personnel at Avera Health

Bob SuttonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$1,759,265
David FlicekPresident and Chief Executive Officer - Avera Mckennan$1,224,706
Deanna LarsonChief Executive Officer - Ecare$418,995
 View purchase optionsPresident and Chief Executive Officer - Avera St Luke's$690,400
 View purchase optionsChief Financial Officer
...and 28 more key personnel

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General information
3900 West Avera Dr No 300
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Metro area
Sioux Falls, SD
Website URL
(605) 322-7300
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
E21: Community Health Systems
NAICS code, primary
622: Hospitals
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption