About Us

Conquering arthritis and related conditions is what the Arthritis Foundation is all about.

For nearly seven decades, the Arthritis Foundation has led the fight for the arthritis community — advancing science, helping people access optimal care, sharing must-have information and tools, and creating communities of caring individuals, families and teams.

Learn more about WHAT WE DO

There are many ways to get involved with the Arthritis Foundation.

Become a member, make a donation, remember us in your will.  Your tax-deductible contribution supports cutting-edge, arthritis-related research, education and other resources.  For every dollar donated to the Arthritis Foundation, 77 cents goes to fund scientific discovery and other mission activities that improve people’s lives.  DONATE

You can help by serving or leading an Arthritis Foundation committee, lending a hand at an event or sharing your professional skills as a VOLUNTEER.

ATTEND a fundraising event, like our Walk to Care Arthritis or Jingle Bell Run/Walk – another great way to make friends who share similar experiences while raising funds for a great cause.

ADVOCATE for better and more affordable access to care and medications by joining our growing advocacy network and speaking out.


The Arthritis Foundation is proud to have some really great partners and sponsors in the fight against arthritis.


The Arthritis Foundation complies with the National Health Council’s Standards of Excellence.

We also meet all standards for charitable accountability as reviewed by the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance.


The Arthritis Foundation follows generally accepted accounting principles and complies with Internal Revenue Service requirements.  Access the most recent national and consolidated financial statements.


Learn more about the Arthritis Foundation’s strategic priorities and examples of our successes in our latest Annual Report.