Shape the Future of Cardiology: Support the ACC Foundation

During ACC's 75th Anniversary, we're celebrating our legacy and preparing to shape the next 75 years.

Help us invest in the future of cardiology with a gift to the ACC Foundation. Gifts support a range of programming designed to empower future leaders, distribute educational materials worldwide and advance health equity.

You Can Make an Impact

  • Empower Future Leaders – Donations support programs that inspire the next generation to choose cardiology and empower clinicians, researchers and scientists to take the next step in their careers.
  • Advance Health Equity - Donations help us advance efforts to develop a strong, diverse pipieline of future clinicians, researchers and scientists, create a more inclusive profession through education and awareness, and ultimately reduce health care disparities.
  • Improve Global Health – Donations support the development and distribution of educational materials, tools and resources that help clinicians improve care outcomes in their communities worldwide.
  • Support International Research – Donations support the visionary work of cardiovascular investigators around the world and provide a springboard for innovative new research in countries outside of the U.S. through the William A. Zoghbi International Research Award. Interested in support for this area? Click here to donate.

Ways to Give

To maximize your philanthropic impact contact the Director of Philanthropy at or 205-375-6112.

Make a Gift Now

  • Online: Online giving is a simple, secure way to invest in the future of cardiology.
  • By Phone: Text 'ACC75' to 41444 to donate quickly and easily using your mobile device.
  • By Mail: Download a donation form here and mail it back to us. End-of-year donation receipts will reflect postmark date.

Make a Targeted Donation

Targeted donations allow you to support specific and new programs that can help make a difference.

Matching Gifts

Increase the value of your gift using your employer's matching gift program.

Gifts of Stock and Securities

Donating stocks or appreciated securities is a financially advantageous method of contributing to the Foundation.

Planned Giving

A thoughtfully arranged donation enables you to leave a more substantial legacy by gifting from your estate for future impact.

Endowed Gifts

Endowed gifts to the ensure support for today while we work to optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes into the future.

Your Impact

Donations help us transform the future of cardiology. View all the ways your gift is making an impact in our annual report.

Shape the Future of Cardiology with a Donation to the ACC Foundation

The [Young Scholars] program provided opportunities for mentorship and guidance in research. Besides carrying this information with me through medical school, I intend to use this program as a foundation for my college research, as I am now confident in my scientific writing skills.  

— Sanjana Parise, Young Scholars Program

Shape the Future of Cardiology with a Donation to the ACC Foundation

Being part of the ACC Internal Medicine African-American/Black cohort has allowed me the opportunity to access information, resources, and mentors to strengthen my journey to the field of cardiology. The cohort program gives me a sense of belonging in the field, without arbitrary entrance rules or gatekeeping.  

— Yetunde Kemi Fatade, MD, MPH,
Internal Medicine Program Participant

Shape the Future of Cardiology with a Donation to the ACC Foundation

Excellent opportunities to get to know and delve deeper into a common pathology that is still little explored and known by the vast majority of doctors.  

— Cancer Course Learner (Doctor, Brazil)

Donor Bill of Rights

The American College of Cardiology adheres to the standards outlined in the Bill of Rights of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP):

Philanthropy thrives on voluntary contributions for the betterment of society. It embodies a culture of generosity and communal support essential for enhancing our collective well-being. To maintain the integrity and trustworthiness of philanthropic endeavors and to assure donors and potential supporters of the integrity of nonprofit organizations and causes they endorse, we affirm that all donors possess these entitlements.

  • To be informed of the organization's mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization's governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization's most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

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ACCF is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to ACCF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. ACCF's tax identification number is 13-5641985.