Building Evidence to Improve Practice & Health
Vision, Mission, & Strategic Plan

The Vision of AOTF:

We envision a vibrant science that builds knowledge to support effective, evidence-based occupational therapy.

The Mission of AOTF: 

To advance the science of occupational therapy to support people's full participation in meaningful life activities. 


Strategic Plan FY 2017-2019

Strategic Objective 1: 

Significantly increase the research workforce prepared to address questions of importance to occupational therapy.

Strategic Objective 2: 

Support research that advances knowledge in areas of critical need to the OT profession, in particular, efforts that address the priorities identified by the Foundation. 

Strategic Objective 3:

Facilitate effective dissemination and translation of research-based knowledge to support people's full participation in meaningful life activities and quality of life.

Strategic Objective 4: 

Significantly increase the number of donors and levels of funding for our research programs to support achieving our mission.  

Approved October 2016.