BrightFocus Foundation


BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer's, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. BrightFocus' goal is to eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are working to save mind and sight.BrightFocus is at the forefront of brain and eye health, advancing early-stage, investigator-initiated research around the world. We also provide free educational materials to people affected by or interested in these diseases, empowering them to take action for themselves and others. A nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States, we were founded in 1973 and known until 2013 as the American Health Assistance Foundation. We chose our new name-BrightFocus Foundation-to reflect our vision of a world where everyone experiences life fully and with clarity. Please visit our website,, for more information.

How Your Donation Helps

63.2% of your car donation will go toward helping Brightfocus Foundation with their project: Alzheimer's Disease Research.

26.1% will go toward the project: Macular Degeneration Research.

10.7% will go toward the project: National Glaucoma Research.



  • Other health services
  • Community health planning
  • Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1974

Your donations to Brightfocus Foundation are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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