We strive to be careful stewards of the donated dollar and are recognized by outside charity evaluators for our fiscal accountability. We have been named a Top 10 Charity by Charity Navigator for having received its highest, four-star rating for 19 years in a row.
Charity ratings and recognition
Ninety-seven cents of every dollar we spend goes to patients and programs. Our steadfast commitment to stewardship of the donated dollar has resulted in the highest ratings from organizations that evaluate charities. Learn more.
Award winning kidney education content
The American Kidney Fund has received many prestigious awards in recent years for our outstanding education content. Click here to view our awards.
Our annual report provides a year-in-review of our accomplishments and financials, as well as a list of our major contributors. Please note, these files are large (pdfs). You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view downloaded PDF files.
IRS Form 990
As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization, each year the American Kidney Fund files Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service. Please note, these files are large (pdfs). You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view downloaded PDF files.
Each year the American Kidney fund undergoes a rigorous audit conducted by independent, external auditors who review all of our income and expenditures. Their reports provide their findings. Please note, these files are large (pdfs). You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view downloaded PDF files.
AKF corporate relationship and gift acceptance policies
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It is the responsibility of all American Kidney Fund (AKF) employees and volunteers to report violations or suspected violations of state or federal laws. Read our full whistleblower policy (PDF).