The OAFP Foundation was established by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians in 1987 to meet its members’ philanthropic interests to directly impact health care delivery in Ohio. The Foundation is a public grant-making, charitable organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of up to 25 members. Trustees include family physicians, a medical student, and a resident. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Trustees, contact the Foundation or call 800.742.7327.

The Foundation is the only charitable organization in Ohio that exists to improve and increase access to health care by investing in the specialty of family medicine.

Vision Statement
To identify and cultivate future family physicians to ensure a sufficient family medicine workforce for Ohio.

Mission Statement
To improve and increase access to quality health care for all Ohioans by generating student interest in the specialty of family medicine.