Georgia Healthy Family Alliance
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Granting better health to Georgia families.
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Mission

The mission of the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) is to serve the people of Georgia by enhancing their well-being through educational and outreach programs that promote healthy practices consistent with the principles of family medicine.

About

The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance is the only charitable organization in Georgia whose objective is to improve access to quality health care through initiatives and programs lead and supported by the care and generosity of family medicine specialists.   We  rely on the leadership, support and generosity of family physicians and corporate donors to fulfill our mission.

be-a-giver Alliance donors and partners come to the table to:

  1. Lead educational and outreach programs and initiatives
  2. Support health initiatives and needs identified by fellow family physicians
  3. Give to improve the health of Georgia communities

History

Founded in 1987, the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance, formerly known as the Foundation of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP), is the philanthropic arm of the GAFP and a charitable public foundation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  Our non-profit status makes the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance eligible to receive grants and tax-deductible gifts and contributions.  It also is an affiliated chapter foundation of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP/F) based in Kansas City, MO, the nation’s second largest medical specialty association. Through the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance’s  relationship with the AAFP/F, it’s able to share resources, including support and technical assistance.

Accountability

The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of up to 19 members including family physicians, corporate representatives, medical students, and residents.