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Your gift to AOTF helps to strengthen and expand our support for occupational therapy, a profession that is uniquely focused on enabling people to live purposeful, meaningful and balanced lives.

AOTF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by private contributions from individuals, corporations, and other organizations. 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.

When you support AOTF, you are investing in the future of the occupational therapy. Please support the Foundation now through a secure donation online, by mail, or though 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 direct it to the following address:

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814

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

Gifts to AOTF are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

If you would like to donate stock, or transfer stock to AOTF, please contact Mindy Hecker at

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


Questions? Please contact the AOTF Development Office at or by phone at 240-292-1079. 



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.