AACAP's mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.

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1953 Society

The 1953 Society honors and thanks those members and friends of AACAP who have arranged a bequest or estate gift to the Academy. There is no minimum pledge required to become a member. Click the link above to learn more.

AACAP's 60th Anniversary Challenge

The 60-60-60 initiative is a tribute to AACAP's 60 years of purpose, to helping children with mental illness lead happier, healthier lives. That purpose could not be more urgent today. So, we're asking that at least 60% of our members make donations of $60 or more to AACAP's Campaign for America's Kids fund to help us get started on the next 60 years of creating a better today and a brighter tomorrow for children with mental illness.

Campaign for America's Kids

The Campaign for America's Kids (CFAK) aims to improve treatments and access to quality mental healthcare for all children and adolescents with a mental illness.

Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund

The Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund aims to encourage innovative research in the areas of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and learning disabilities. It is only through research that physicians and mental health experts can improve the current diagnostic tools and treatment options for ADHD.

AACAP Endowment

A gift to the AACAP Endowment is a permanent financial investment in the future and stability of AACAP. The AACAP Endowment exists to fund important programs that support AACAP's mission for current and future generations.

Life Members Fund

At 65 years of age, with 30 years as an AACAP member, Life Members are seasoned professionals with tremendous expertise. The Life Members Fund provides resources for Life Members to conduct a variety of programs to support younger child and adolescent psychiatrists in their efforts to treat children and adolescents with mental disorders.

Virginia Q. Anthony Fund

For 39 years Virginia Q. Anthony has contributed substantially to the operations, growth, and development of AACAP. Through the Virginia Q. Anthony Fund we celebrate Ginger for her nearly four decades of remarkable leadership and countless accomplishments. The Virginia Q. Anthony Fund honors Ginger and supports AACAP infrastructure and educational initiatives.

To learn more about AACAP's charitable funds please contact the Development Department at 202. 966.7300 ext. 140 or development@aacap.org.

Thank you to all our donors! AACAP greatly appreciates your support!