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Foundation

  • Established in 2003, the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation is a nonprofit organization that exists to enhance the health of New Ulm Medical Center patients and the wellness of the communities we serve.

    Our organization provides a vehicle for area community members who want to sustain New Ulm Medical Center's mission through donations, memorials or bequests. All activities and funds are dedicated exclusively to supporting and providing for area medical needs and to improve the physical and mental well-being of the area's residents.

  • Read more about the Foundation's top priorities

    Learn more about the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation's top priorities and what they mean to the community.

    expand to learn moreHeart of New Ulm Project

    expand to learn moreNUMC Critical Care Unit under renovation

    expand to learn moreUnrestricted Fund: Fund for Excellence

  • New Ulm Medical Center advisory board members 

    • Kathleen Backer
    • Kathleen Berg
    • Dr. John Brownfield
    • Jeff Dittrich
    • Greg Howard
    • Shirley Laraway
    • Cheri LeBrun
    • Peter Neigebauer
    • David Sturges
    • Greg Thomas   
    • Jason Wohlers

    Nursing and healthcare scholarships available

    Scholarships are available for the 2019-2020 school year for students who are currently pursuing their nursing degree or a degree in a health care related field.

    The following heath care scholarships are available through the New Ulm Medical Center Foundation. If you should have questions please call the Foundation office at 507-217-5188. Scholarship applications are due April 1, 2019.

    The Charlotte West Anderson scholarship will be awarded to a student who resides in New Ulm or the surrounding area and is pursuing a degree in a health care field.  Applicants must have been accepted into an accredited health care program. One $5,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a degree in health care.

    The Ida Ozias Nursing Scholarship is available to students living in the New Ulm are who are entering their second year into an accredited nursing degree program at a post-secondary institution. One $1,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

    The Mary E. Paquay Nursing Scholarship is available to students who are residents in the New Ulm, St. George or West Newton area who have been accepted and will be entering an accredited nursing degree program at a post-secondary institution and intend to pursue a career at New Ulm Medical Center. One $5,000 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

    The Carol L. Ryberg Nursing Scholarship is available for students who are residents of Brown County and have been accepted into an accredited BA or BSN nursing program at a post-secondary institution. One $4,500 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

    The Kay Witt Nursing Scholarship is available to students who are New Ulm or surrounding area residents and have been accepted in an accredited BSN degree program at a post-secondary institution and intend to pursue a career at New Ulm Medical Center. One $2,500 scholarship will be given to one recipient pursuing a nursing degree.

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    Contact us

    Call 507-217-5180 or email

    New Ulm Medical Center Foundation
    1324 Fifth Street North
    New Ulm, MN 56073

  • Missy and Sara

    The 2018 New Ulm Medical Center Foundation Have a Heart Gala was a spectacular event raising $72,000 for the Heart of New Ulm project. This puts us at $210,000 of our goal to raise $500,000 for the innovative work being done with the Heart of New Ulm project. Support the NUMC Foundation.

    Generosity Road Map image - with link to PDF explaining impact of donations