Alliance Health Education Initiative (AHEI)|Welcome

Welcome to the Alliance Health Education Initiative (AHEI), a granting foundation. This website is a resource for members of the American Medical Association Alliance and other health education-oriented groups interested in seeking grants for health projects within their community. For those interested in donating to the AHEI, donations are tax- deductible to the full extent of the law. See Donations tab for more information about making a contribution.


The Alliance Health Education Initiative (AHEI):

  • Founded by the American Medical Association Alliance in 2012 as a 501(c)(3) organization
  • Created to be an independent, non-profit, collaborative organization which addresses health education needs
  • Awards health education grants to local, state and national levels of the Alliance as well as other health-oriented civic and charitable community groups
  • Provides and accepts funding so that AHEI and other organizations can partner to implement health education programming
  • Awarded 20 grants to alliances and health education organizations across the country since 2015
  • Provided funding to projects addressing opioid misuse, mental health, children’s health, indigent care, nutrition, wellness, physician burnout and many other health education endeavors
  • Composed of a Board of Trustees, most of whom are AMA Alliance members
  • Served currently by four past AMA Alliance Presidents functioning as either Trustees or Advisors
  • Seeks online grant applications which open on January 1 and close on February 28


  • Like AHEI on Facebook and invite others to like the page
  • Make a tax-deductible donation to AHEI in honor or memory of a loved one, or to celebrate Doctors’ Day
  • Encourage and assist in conducting a fundraiser for AHEI at local/state/regional alliance meetings, medical society meetings or your spouse’s office
  • Tell other health-oriented organizations how to apply for an AHEI grant
  • Apply for a grant for your local or state alliance
  • Attend the AMA Alliance Annual Meeting, purchase a ticket to the AHEI Party With A Purpose fundraiser, and be generous with your donations
  • Go to and select the Alliance Health Education Initiative as your charity. A donation of .5% of the purchase price of eligible products will be donated to AHEI.
AHEI At a Glance Document