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We strive to ensure that all donors and their advisors have the information they need. Therefore, we have provided the following links to often requested information.

As of February 1, 2013, BrightFocus Foundation is the new name for American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF).

BrightFocus Foundation programs (Alzheimer's Disease ResearchMacular Degeneration Research, and National Glaucoma Research) are supported entirely by private contributions from the general public and by corporate and foundation grants.

The foundation receives no government grants. Gifts may be designated for use in one or more of the specific programs currently sponsored by BrightFocus, or directed to the general use of the foundation. Gifts designated to specific programs are used solely for the program specified.

BrightFocus Foundation is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to BrightFocus and its programs are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our Federal ID number is 23-7337229.

If you would like additional information or have questions, please contact us.