The CHEST Foundation

Be a part of the CHEST Foundation Family with our 2015 campaign.

CHEST Foundation In the Familiy 2015

The CHEST Foundation

I'm in the Family

The CHEST Foundation has become the philanthropic family for individuals, families, and organizations that support the CHEST Foundation’s mission. We invite you to take a photo with the signboard for our 2015 “I’m in the Family” campaign, and share it with your CHEST Foundation Family by e-mailing it to We are excited to share your photos via social media, member communications, and our website. Your support will inspire others to join our family.

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The CHEST Foundation, founded in 1996, is our philanthropic arm. 

Become a Donor
Your unrestricted donations will help support ongoing programs in many topic areas, including lung cancer, COPD, asthma, and sleep disorders.

Areas of Support

Research Grants and Awards 
The foundation has provided nearly $7 million to outstanding researchers working to advance the field in topics including:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Critical Care
  • Respiratory Health
  • Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • End-of Life Care
  • Asthma 

Community Service and Humanitarian Programs
CHEST members volunteer their time and medical expertise to help those in need in the United States and around the world. From asthma education in Texas to cardiac surgery in Rwanda, the foundation provides support to the non-profit and non-governmental organizations helping to facilitate these programs.

Youth Tobacco Prevention Programs
The foundation provides tobacco prevention information to youth through school education programs, family outreach, and community engagement activities.

Patient Education Resources
The foundation provides online medical information about pulmonary, critical care, and sleep disorders for use by health-care providers and the public.