Natividad Medical Foundation brings people together to strengthen and enhance Natividad Medical Center. Together with our partners, we help Natividad provide excellent, high-​​quality health care and trauma services for our community.

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Art Needs No Translation,
Only Interpretation

by Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association

On exhibition now on the second floor of Natividad! 30% of sales support Natividad Medical Foundation’s Spiritual Care program. Find out more.

Make a real difference
in real lives

Give victims the CHOICE to break the cycle of violence. Read More

Heal Diverse
Communities

Create a common language of health through uncommon languages. Read More

Partner in Healthier
Outcomes

Incubate speedier recoveries and stronger families. Read More

You transform health care into healing

Your monthly or one-​​time gift makes our innovative and effective programs and critically needed medical equipment possible. You can improve the lives of people throughout Monterey County. Donate Now

Our Programs

Indigenous Interpreting+®

Finding common ground through common language results in better outcomes for patients, families and communities. Read more

CHOICE Program

Natividad Medical Center saves patients who have experienced gunshot wounds, stabbings or assaults; the Foundation helps heal their anger and break the cycle of violence. Read more

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

A state-​​of-​​the-​​art neonatal infant care unit provides everything necessary to save young lives. Read more

The Art of Better Health

Donors, patients and creative artists come together to encourage healing through the Natividad Medical Foundation’s Art of Better Health program. Read more

Wendy Baker RN Memorial Fund

Helping low-​​​​income women treated at Natividad Medical Center receive diagnostic cancer care, transportation, meals, medication and medical treatment. Read more

Technology and Medical Equipment

Providing access to critical medical equipment that helps the Natividad Medical Center provide high-​​quality care. Read more

Trauma and Diabetes Prevention Education

Evidence-​​based programs that include education and ongoing peer support to solve real-​​world challenges to healthy behavior changes. Read more

Acute Rehabilitation Center

Creating a healing environment for patients in need of long-​​term rehabilitation and care. Read more

Patient Greatest Needs Fund

Supporting patients ready to leave Natividad who lack basic resources like transportation, medication or housing. Read more

Spiritual Care

Our Chaplains are standing by to comfort, to listen, to pray, and to talk. Read more

The Onyx Fund for Women

Helping women afford basic surgeries to heal chronic gynecologic conditions. Read more

Palliative Care

Transforming health care — in all phases of life — into healing for patients and their families. Read more