Ways To Donate

Make a One-Time Donation

You want to make a one-time cash, check, credit card, or electronic funds transfer donation in the amount you designate. We thank you for your support! Choose the donation method you prefer:

Donate Online

Making an online contribution is quick, easy, and secure. Just complete our online donation form. We'll email you a confirmation when you're done.

Donate By Phone

Feel free to call a member of the Development staff directly to make a donation at 800-274-2237, ext. 4406.

Donate By Mail

Please mail your check to the following address:
AAFP Foundation
Attn: Development
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 440
Leawood, KS 66211

Or, submit an electronic funds transfer request form(1 page PDF) by mail.


Give On a Recurring Basis

If you are interested in setting up a series of regular, scheduled donations, we have options for you:

Set Up a Monthly Gift

Start now and establish a monthly gift of any amount! Set your sights on a specific annual giving level, then simply take the required donation amount for that level and divide it by the number of months remaining in the calendar year. To get started, complete the online donation form. In the comments section, please provide the amount of your monthly gift. Your monthly donation will be charged on the 15th of every month.

Make a Pledge

If you would prefer to establish a payment total, and make ongoing payments over time, you can make a pledge. To make your contribution and set up your payment arrangements, download  and complete the AAFP Foundation Pledge Form(1 page PDF), then mail it to us at the address listed above.


Make a Tribute Gift

Donate a special gift in memoriam, or pay tribute to a living person. All honor and memorial gifts support the AAFP Foundation’s Annual Fund, unless otherwise designated. Your tribute gift options include the following:

Make a Memorial Gift

Make a donation in tribute to someone significant in your life who has passed away. After your gift has been made. an acknowledgement card will be sent to the honoree's family. 

Make an Honor Gift

Give a gift in honor of a living person who has had an influence in your life, be it a mentor, teacher or parent. After your gift is made, an acknowledgement card will be sent to the honoree(s).


Additional Options for AAFP Members

As an AAFP member, you can easily support the charitable arm of the Academy—the AAFP Foundation—through one of the following convenient member giving options:

Dues Check-Off Campaign

Dues Check-Off is the easiest and fastest way to support your AAFP Foundation as well as Chapter programs! It's as easy as checking "yes" on your dues statement or donating now online. Dues Check-Off donations are the largest single source of contributions to the Foundation each year. Your participation matters!

Donate Your Professional Honoraria

Donating professional speaking, writing, or per diem honoraria is a creative way to support the AAFP Foundation's many activities and programs. Whether through personal generosity or encouraged by your company, honoraria gifts significantly impact a charity.

Many Academy members enhance their annual giving and avoid unwanted taxable income by sending their honoraria directly to the AAFP Foundation. To ensure the future of programs you care about, send your honoraria to the AAFP Foundation at the address listed at the top of the page.


Make an Estate or Planned Gift

Combine your philanthropic goals with your financial and estate plans. Participate in the AAFP Foundation Legacy League. This planned giving program ensures favorable tax benefits and may even provide a lifetime income stream. Choose from several different types of planned gifts as you help create the future of Family Medicine.


Maximize Your Donation

Take Advantage of Matching Gifts

Make your donation to the AAFP Foundation go even further! Many employers will match your charitable gift to the Foundation. Some companies will even match gifts made by spouses, board members, or retirees. To find out if your employer will match a gift you’ve made to the Foundation, contact your company’s human resources department.

Attend a Fundraising Event

The AAFP Foundation hosts several exciting fundraising events during the Family Medicine Experience (FMX, formerly Assembly). All event proceeds benefit the AAFP Foundation educational programs, scientific research, and humanitarian initiatives.

Shop to Show Your Support

The Foundation offers the following select items for purchase:

  • Buy a brick: Order an engraved paving brick to be placed around the fountain at the AAFP Headquarters. Order a brick now.(1 page PDF)
  • Foundation lapel pins: The Foundation has two commemorative lapel pins available. Show your support and collect both.

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