Support the Research That Advances Orthopaedics--Make a Donation to OREF's Annual Campaign
OREF was founded in 1955 by orthopaedic surgeons to help their colleagues pursue research questions important to the field, independent of commercial concerns.
OREF serves the orthopaedic community by
- Mentoring new researchers and preparing them to pursue NIH grants
- Awarding grants to orthopaedic surgeons to conduct research
- Supporting studies that advance orthopaedics and improve patient care
In 2012, OREF was able to fund only 23% of qualified grant applications received.
In 2013, we can do more...with your help!
Please click here if you are making a payment on an existing pledge
About Designating Your Gift
OREF works together with many like-minded orthopaedic organizations to support the best in research.
For donors making a gift of $1,000 or more, the first $500 of your gift support OREF’s mission. Funds above that amount may be designated to one of the 54 orthopaedic organizations that OREF partners with.
For donors making gifts up to $999.99, you may designate that OREF shares up to 50% of your gift with one of our 54 partnering orthopaedic organizations.
Note: To be acknowledged as 2013 contributions, gifts must be received no later than December 31, 2013.