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 health care organizations.

Established in 1967, AHP is the source for education, networking, information and research in health care 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 health care facilities around the world. They embody all aspects of health care 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 health care 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 health care 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 health care. We exist to help you excel in the highly specialized world of health care philanthropy.

How we do it.

We partner with nonprofit hospitals, health care systems and other organizations in order to guide development offices and foundations every step of the way. We connect health care fundraisers with each other and with outside