Making a Gift to the AHIMA Foundation
There are numerous ways to give to the AHIMA Foundation. Give in the manner that is most convenient - and even beneficial - to you or your organization:
Outright Gifts or Pledges
The HIM profession is a source of pride and accomplishment - beyond career and livelihood: supporting the AHIMA Foundation ensures the advancement of the HIM profession and its commitment to better health information. To ensure that the resources are available for the future of the profession, a Gift or Pledge to the AHIMA Foundation will increase annual funding for scholarships, research and other critical programs in health information management.
Gifts can be made through monthly, quarterly, or one time payments. Donors are recognized on the Foundation's website and in our annual report;
You can make a gift or pledge in the following ways:
By Check: send to AHIMA Foundation, 25351 Network Place, Chicago, IL 60673-1253
By Credit Card: Contact Kate Jackson at (312) 233-1131 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org and she will take your information and run your credit card for you.
Online: Use our online donation form
Recurring Donations: If you are interested in setting up a recurring donation, call Mary Taylor-Blasi at (312) 233-1585 and we can help you set up a recurring donation with a reminder so you can send a check. Make check payable to: AHIMA Foundation
Gifts of Stock and Securities
Gifts of appreciated stock provide a convenient way to contribute to the AHIMA Foundation. There are financial benefits for donors through tax deductions for the full fair market value of the contributed stock, as well as the ability to minimize taxes on capital gains. For more information about this type of giving, contact Bonnie Aguda, (312) 233-1175 or email@example.com.
Gifts of Appreciated Property and other Gifts-in-Kind
Gifts of appreciated property and collections offer another option for donors to support the AHIMA Foundation, in addition to certain tax benefits. To discuss the Foundation’s Gift Policy and the ways in which your donated assets can support the HIM field, please contact Bonnie Aguda, (312) 233-1175 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planned gifts offer benefits through tax deductions and/or the reduction of estate taxes. You may elect to bequeath a percentage of your estate or a specific cash amount. Gifts of retirement plan assets are a tax-wise manner to leave a meaningful legacy to the Foundation for the advancement of the HIM profession. Learn more about leaving a legacy.