Support AOTF

Evan Dean, PhD, OTR/L 2017
AOTF Intervention Research Grant recipient

AOTF relies on the generosity of its donors to continue its commitment to advance the science of occupational therapy and provide reliable tools and compelling evidence upon which to base our practice. Each year, gifts to AOTF help provide essential funding for new research grants, scholarships for professional education, leadership development, and professional advancement. Your support is an investment in the next generation of leaders. 

Your donations enable AOTF to promote a society in which individuals, regardless of age or ability, may participate in the daily occupations of their choice that give meaning to their lives and foster health and well-being.

Who Your Gift Helps

AOTF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by private contributions from individuals, corporations, and other organizations. Your gift is a statement to your belief in the importance of occupational therapy, the evidence-based science that informs care and care-givers, and in the future of the profession. All gifts are greatly appreciated and all gifts make a difference. You can make a secure donation online, by mail, or through planned giving. Please be sure to take advantage of matching gift opportunities through your employer. Should you wish to mail your donation to AOTF, please use this form and mail it with your donation to:

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Suite 520
Rockville, MD 20852

Please make checks payable to "The American Occupational Therapy Foundation" or "AOTF."

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.  Gifts to the AOTF are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  Federal Tax I.D. # 136189382.

If you would like to donate stock, or transfer stock to AOTF, please contact Lawrence Liff at development@aotf.org.

Interested in endowing a scholarship? See our Scholarship Endowment FAQ page.

Questions? Please contact the AOTF Development Office at development@aotf.org or by phone at 240-292-1050.

Online Giving Privacy Policy

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of our donors. Information you provide online when making a pledge or contribution is encrypted for transmission and each transaction is secure. Information provided in making an online gift becomes part of our donor database and is used for gift verification purposes in the event a donor requests a confirmation of a tax-exempt gift. The AOTF does not sell or otherwise make its mailing list available to third parties. Individuals wishing to provide anonymous contributions may designate this intention at the time of donation. Such requests will be duly noted and respected.

A Donor's Bill of Rights

State Nonprofit Disclosures

Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. Individual state disclosures are below.

Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401.

New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of The American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.


Registration with a State Agency Does Not Constitute Or Imply Endorsement, Approval or Recommendation By That State

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