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ACS Foundation

ACS Foundation

Mission Statement

To obtain financial support for the charitable and educational work of the American College of Surgeons.

The generosity of donors allows the ACS Foundation to provide funding for College initiatives and its goals of improving surgical patient care and ensuring the professional standing of surgeons wherever they practice. The ACS Foundation is recognized as a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization. Contributions to the ACS Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

All donations go directly to nonrevenue programs of the College since all ACS Foundation expenses are paid for by the College.


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Honor Your Mentor

National Mentor Day is October 27. Show your appreciation for your mentor by making a donation to the Future Trauma Leaders Program in their name. Donations made in honor of someone are a thoughtful way to say thank you. Celebrate and honor someone who has inspired you to ensure the work in advancing trauma care goes on!

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Special Initiative

The ACS Sponsor a Medical Student initiative enables donors to be part of preparing the next generation of surgical leaders by making a gift of $250 or more, which is the per student cost to attend Clinical Congress.

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Annual Report

The Foundation’s Annual Report provides a snapshot of the meaningful outcomes—all made possible by our donors.

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