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As a not-for-profit health system, it is entirely because of donations from you and your friends and neighbors that Cottage Health System is able to remain in the forefront of medical excellence for everyone in the community.


Tax-deductible gifts to any of Cottage Health System's foundations*  can be:

  • pledged and paid over a period of up to five years
  • structured as an outright gift of cash, securities, real property, business interests, or other
    assets, and can also be structured through a tax-exempt charitable trust, life-estate, charitable gift annuity, or other planned gift technique (learn more about planned giving options here >> )
  • recognized through naming opportunities.


    *  Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation

        Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation

        Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation

        Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation




Gifts of appreciated securities, such as stocks and mutual funds may offer substantial tax advantages. These include forgiveness of the tax on capital gain and an income-tax charitable deduction for the fair market value of the securities. To learn more, call (805) 879-8980.