The Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the fundraising arm of the AOFAS, is a separate 501(c)(3) organization that advances the mission of the AOFAS by funding and promoting essential education, research and humanitarian endeavors.
Generous donations to The Foundation from individuals and industry support key AOFAS programs. Make a donation online.
Investing in the future of the profession. The AOFAS programs funded by The Foundation enhance resident education and encourage early interest in the orthopaedic foot and ankle specialty. Programs include:
Discovering new treatments to improve patient care. The AOFAS Research Grants Program provides vital start-up funding for promising foot and ankle research projects. Grants of up to $5,000, $20,000 and $50,000 are awarded annually. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis based on a blinded NIH-review of grant applications.