The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health was created in 2000 to provide support for these public health professionals nationwide by providing an array of programs and services including education and research efforts and an annual symposium. We welcome your support for the foundation’s work.
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations to the foundation are fully tax-deductible as charitable donations for income tax purposes. Donations to the foundation are recognized at the annual Public Health Symposium, in the Commissioned Officers Association newsletter (Frontline) and in the most recent annual report.
Build leadership in public health through advocacy, education, research, partnerships, and program support.
Advance public health and public health leadership for a healthier nation.
Foundation By-Laws (Updated March 2010)
The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation approved the 2009-2014 strategic plan in 2010. The plan builds on the Foundation’s achievements during its formative years and lays out a vision for the future along with specific and measureable goals and objectives to attain that vision.
2009-2014 Strategic Plan (pdf)
The foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations to the foundation are fully tax-deductible as charitable donations for income tax purposes.