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About The American Kidney Fund

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is dedicated to ensuring that every kidney patient has access to health care, and that every person at risk for kidney disease is empowered to prevent it.

In 2014, we provided financial assistance to 20 percent of the nation’s dialysis patients. Our grants enabled more than 84,000 people in all 50 states to maintain their health insurance coverage and to afford other critical expenses related to obtaining life-sustaining dialysis treatment. Learn more about our accomplishments.


2015-18 Strategic Plan

Download our Strategic Plan to learn about our vision, mission and key objectives for the next four years.

Our Mission

Learn about our mission, vision and values.  

Our Programs

The work of the American Kidney Fund goes beyond financial assistance. Learn about the many programs and services we offer.  

A Trusted Charity

The American Kidney Fund’s steadfast commitment to stewardship of the donated dollar has resulted in the highest ratings from organizations that evaluate charities. 

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