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Membership & Benefits



The CPH Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works to make public health and prevention a higher national priority. To accomplish our mission, we target educational efforts toward those most able to affect national policies to control and prevent disease. Business leaders, legislators, the media, government officials and other key influencers are among our primary targets.

We focus on a wide array of public health topics, including: disease surveillance, vaccine policy, injury prevention, chronic disease prevention, maternal and child health issues, and other disease control topics that demonstrate the return on investment provided by proven prevention strategies.

Our Diverse Members

The Campaign for Public Health Foundation is a member-based organization. Members of The CPH Foundation include individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses who generously contribute financial resources. The CPH Foundation also recognizes significant pro-bono or in-kind services.

Our donors endorse our mission and support our proven core programs:

  • Educational briefings on a wide range of public health topics.
  • Award-winning educational materials focused on disease prevention.
  • Federal prevention spending analysis and production of media-friendly charts and graphics.
  • Tours of the CDC and other public health facilities for our targeted audiences.
  • The annual Unsung Heroes of Public Health awards and our related congressional reception.
  • Media outreach to tell the story of public health’s many successes.

Member Levels

Annual membership levels are as follows:

Walkers Up to $1,000
Joggers $1,000 - $4,999
Swimmers $5,000 - $9,999
Cyclists $10,000 - $24,999
Runners $25,000 - $50,000
Coaches Over $50,000

The CPH Foundation provides “Major Donor” recognition and benefits to individuals contributing above $5,000, to nonprofits who meet or surpass a $10,000 contribution and to companies giving more than $40,000.

Member Benefits

The Campaign for Public Health Foundation has been granted public charity status in accordance with section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by U.S. law. In addition, The CPH Foundation also offers a range of specific benefits to our donors.

Benefits for Major Donors

  • Provided as contacts to media outlets, congressional leaders, businesses and others who approach The CPH Foundation looking for experts to explain public health issues.
  • Considered for Board membership and invited to attend Board meetings as guests.
  • Provide issue experts for our congressional briefings and other public events.
  • Host our meetings with senior officials (such as our Public Health Leaders Roundtable).
  • Participate in Foundation meetings, briefings and strategy sessions, and given priority status should events reach capacity (i.e. our business leaders meetings with the CDC’s leadership in Atlanta).
  • Given special recognition from the podium, in our materials and newsletters, on our website, or at other events where a listing of major donors is provided.
  • Partner with The CPH Foundation on joint initiatives covering specific prevention topics.
  • Afforded extra brand visibility on our website, on our materials and in our annual report.

We are happy to discuss other Major Donor benefits as mutually agreed upon between The CPH Foundation and the donor organization.

Benefits for All Donors

We work closely with all our donors to forward our common goals and mission, and we strive to address the interests of each donor organization. As well as tailored benefits, all donors to The CPH Foundation receive:

  • Foundation publications, newsletters and other updates, including our unique budget analyses of federal spending on public health programs.
  • Partnership opportunities on our programs, printed publications, fact sheets, advertisements, guest postings on our public health blog and other media opportunities.
  • Invitations to join our Public Health Leaders Roundtable, where premier public health leaders interact with participants’ questions (based on a sliding scale when hosting a VIP speaker).
  • Recognition on the CPH Foundation’s website and in our annual report, including a scrolling log on our homepage alongside a graphic indicating each organization’s donor category.
  • Invitations to participate in awareness-raising activities, such as our widely-recognized ‘rain’ ads which ran in Roll Call, the National Journal and the DC Metro system.
  • Invitations to join topic-specific working groups and regularly provide input for our publications during drafting stages.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to discuss becoming a member of the CPH Foundation with the staff or a member of the Board, please contact The CPH Foundation’s executive director, Karl Moeller. Karl can be reached by phone or by email at

We look forward to working with you to make public health and prevention a higher national priority.