The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the AVMA. For more than 55 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to our mission of developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Charitable contributions and support to the Foundation help veterinarians help animals. The AVMF provides programs in Education, Advocacy, Research and Service.
Established by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in 1963, AVMF's national headquarters is based in northwest suburban Chicago. The AVMA, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest and largest veterinary medical organizations in the world, with more than 94,000 current members.