Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is committed to finding a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and to improving the lives of people affected by Alpha-1 worldwide. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (Alpha-1) Deficiency is a hereditary condition which may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease in infants, children and adults. The Foundation has realized continuous growth since its inception in 1995 and has developed a solid infrastructure to promote research and the development of new therapies for improving the quality of life for those diagnosed with Alpha-1. The Foundation has invested more than $81 million to support Alpha-1 Antitrypsin research and programs in 119 institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|92.75 Score


(3/4)|89.76 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

3300 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL 33134