Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At The Cooper Foundation, we live the Cooper Diversity, Equity & Inclusion ethos daily through our community initiatives.

Cooper University Health Care Diversity Statement

"As Cooper University Health Care seeks to realize its vision to be the best place to be a patient, the best place to work, and the best place to learn and practice medicine, we are committed to encouraging an inclusive environment where all team members feel valued, respected and a sense of belonging. We welcome and encourage the diverse insights and experiences of our team members, vendors, and community partners as we work in unity to serve, to heal, and to educate."

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For Patients & Families in Need

The Cooper Foundation administers a range of funds that help patients requiring assistance paying for prescriptions, transportation, utility bills and food. The Foundation also funds programs such as free health screenings and community outreach teams to help tackle social barriers to health.

Donations are received from various sources including grants, corporate partnerships, community partnerships, other Foundations and individual donors.

Some of the funds include:

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Fostering an Environment of Equality & Inclusivity for Cooper Employees

A range of funds are dedicated to growing our Cooper team, providing assistance and opportunities to those who demonstrate financial need:


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Supporting LGBTQ+ Health

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have unique health care needs that deserve attention and are provided in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment.

The Cooper Foundation supports and raises funds for the Center for LGBTQ+ Health at Cooper in a bid to break the health care barriers faced by the LGBTQ+ community.