American Heart Association, Inc.

Organization's name: American Heart Association, Inc.
Organization's acronym: AHA/ASA
Headquarters address  
Address: 7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231

United States of America
Phone: +1.214.373.6300
Fax: +1.214.987.9361
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English
  • Spanish


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Social Development
  • Volunteerism
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Health
  • Partnerships
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1924
Year of registration (YYYY): 1948
Organizational structure: Volunteer-led affiliate and their Divisions form a national network of local AHA organizations involved in providing research, education, and community programs and in raising money to support the association's work.
Number and type of members: Seven affiliates and a National Center.
Affiliation with NGO networks: NonCommunicable Disease Alliance, World Heart Federation, Interamerican Heart Foundation
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Non-governmental organization