About AHP

Inspiring, educating and serving those transforming health care through philanthropy

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) is an international professional organization dedicated exclusively to development professionals who encourage charity in North America's healthcare organizations.

Established in 1967, AHP is the source for education, networking, information and research in healthcare philanthropy. AHP is a not-for-profit organization with its headquarters located just outside Washington, D.C. in Arlington, Virginia.

AHP's 4,500 members represent more than 2,200 healthcare facilities around the world. They embody all aspects of healthcare fundraising, from executive directors and chief development officers, to major gift officers, annual campaign managers, event coordinators and grant writers.


About AHP

Our mission is to inspire, educate and serve those transforming healthcare through philanthropy.

Our vision is to be the definitive authority in health philanthropy.

What we do.

AHP is the source for standards, knowledge and leadership for the healthcare development professional whether you are a seasoned professional, just entering the field, or providing support to the fundraising effort.

Why we do it.

AHP believes philanthropy has the power to transform healthcare. We exist to help you excel in the highly specialized world of healthcare philanthropy.

How we do it.

We partner with nonprofit hospitals, healthcare systems and other organizations in order to guide development offices and foundations every step of the way.