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

AOTF Vision: 

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

AOTF Mission: 

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

AOTF 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.