Wright supports independent organizations focused on the advancement of medicine, the provision of medical education, and patient awareness. Philanthropic funding provided by Wright is overseen by the Grants Review Committee (GRC), a cross-departmental group of Wright employees. At their direction, the company has developed and implemented a strategy to strongly support select independent organizations.

Strategic Gifts

In 2016, Wright proudly supported American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF), OMeGA Medical Grants Association, and Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA). Collectively, these organizations seek to improve lives within the orthopaedic extremities space, through excellence in research, education, and humanitarian service.

Wright has provided Platinum Level support for 2016 to The Foundation, whose mission is to support the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) in advancing education, research, and humanitarian service. The Foundation serves as the charitable fundraising arm of AOFAS. These grants to the Foundation are dedicated to specific programs that support:

  • Visiting Professor Program
  • OFAR Research Program
  • Resident Scholarship Program
  • Webinar Series

If you would like additional information about either The Foundation or OREF, please visit http://www.aofas.org/foundation/ or www.oref.org.