About Us

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world. More than 95,000 member veterinarians worldwide are engaged in a wide variety of professional activities. The Foundation, founded in 1963, is headquartered in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Since its inception, AVMF has provided more than $60 million in grants to help veterinarians help animals through education, advocacy, service and research programs, and activities. 

Our Vision

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is recognized as the premier charitable fund that helps protect, promote, and advance a strong, unified veterinary profession that meets the needs of society.

Our Mission

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation develops resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.

2017 Annual Report

AVMF Highlights For 2017 provides an overview of the programs and activities provided by the AVMF thanks to support from our generous donors.

2016 Annual Report

 AVMF Highlights For 2016

2016 IRS Form 990
2016 Audit