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List of Funds by Mission

​​Listed by Category of the Marshfield Clinic Mission

Area of Greatest Need - This fund is used for priority areas of need throughout the Marshfield Clinic system, as well as for research and education priority needs.


  • General Medical Research (priority needs of Marshfield Clinic Research Institute)
  • Allergy and Infectious Disease Research
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Research
  • Breast Cancer Research
  • Cancer Research (all cancers)
  • Cardiology/Cardiac Research (Heart, Lung and Blood Research)
  • Cardiology Research Endowment (Celine Seubert Endowed Chair in Cardiology)
  • Child Health and Development Research
  • Clinical Research Endowed Chair (Endowment Fund)
  • Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Director of Medical Research Endowed Chair (Endowment Fund)
  • Eye Research Fund
  • General Endowment (MCRI General Endowment) - to fund operations of the Research Foundation Heart, Lung and Blood Research
  • Human Genetics Research
  • National Farm Medicine Center Unrestricted - use for priority needs of the National Farm Medicine Center
  • National Farm Medicine Center Research Chair (Dr. Dean Emanuel Endowed Chair in Agromedicine)
  • Neurological Disorders and Stroke Research
  • Resident Research Fund
  • Summer Student Research Program - current needs
  • Summer Student Research Program Endowment Fund


  • Marshfield Clinic Education Unrestricted - priority needs of the Marshfield Clinic Division of Education
  • Continuing Medical Education Endowed Chair (Endowment Fund)
  • Dermatology Resident Endowment (Dr. William Schorr Endowment)
  • Director of Medical Education Endowed Chair (Endowment Fund)
  • Distinguished Medical Educator Award (Endowment Fund)
  • Faculty Development Endowment (Endowment Fund)
  • Fritz Wenzel Science Conference Fund - funding for conference for high school teachers and students
  • Medical Education Fund - to provide conferences on emerging trends in disease management,
  • programming on emerging health issues (such as H1N1), funding for the medical library, etc.
  • Resident Research Fund
  • Rural Residency Endowment Fund
  • Simulation Laboratory (Sim Lab) - located on the Marshfield Center campus; provides training for staff, residents, fellows, medical students and local university and technical school students
  • Student Education Fund - to assist in training of nearly 800 students annually in various programs
  • Winterim Pre-Med Fund - to provide funding for January session for college students interested in learning more about a career in medicine.

Patient Care/Community Initiatives

  • Marshfield Clinic Patient Care Unrestricted - priority needs in patient care throughout the Marshfield
  • System
  • Angel Fund - assisting patients in financial need
  • Breast Cancer Support Groups (Women Living with Hope, A Time to Heal)
  • Catherine Fonti Angel Fund - to fund mammograms for any patient of Marshfield Clinic in financial need
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - programs to assist abused and neglected children
  • CLIMB (Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery) Cancer Education Program for Children
  • Domestic Abuse and Violence - programs to assist victims of domestic abuse
  • Healthy Lifestyle Initiative - through Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach
  • International Medical Endowment
  • Local Cancer Center Funds:
    • Eau Claire Cancer Care
    • Marshfield Cancer Care
    • Minocqua Cancer Care
    • Rice Lake Cancer Care
    • Stevens Point Cancer Care
    • Wausau/Weston Cancer Care
    • Wisconsin Rapids Cancer Care
  • Local Funds (all needs in the local centers):
    • Chippewa Future of Medicine fund
    • Eastern Division Future of Medicine Fund (Merrill, Wausau, Weston, Mosinee, Wittenberg)
    • Eau Claire Future of Medicine Fund
    • Ladysmith Future of Medicine Fund
    • Northern Division Future of Medicine Fund (Minocqua, Rhinelander, Eagle River​)
    • Rice Lake Future of Medicine Fund
  • National Farm Medicine Center Unrestricted - use for priority needs of the National Farm Medicine Center
  • Pediatric Needs - funds for general needs, including equipment, distraction items, comfort items, etc.
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group (Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group)
  • Reach Out and Read Program - distributing books to children at Clinic appointments
  • Rice Lake Center Healing Garden
  • WINGS (We Inspire, Nurture and Give Support) Cancer Survivorship Program
  • Wisconsin Rapids Center Pink Ribbon Cancer Survivor's Garden
  • YouthNet - a tutoring program for at-risk students in Marshfield area

For more information

For more information about ways you can support medical research, education, and patient care initiatives, contact our Development staff or contact the Development department at:

Marshfield Clinic
Development Department
1000 North Oak
Marshfield, WI 54449-5790