what does ifaa do?

The International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis is ranked a Gold Level Participant with GuideStar.

 We are not representing the patient voice, we are the patient voice.  

IFAA (pronounced I-F-A-A) is an AWARD-WINNING, global nonprofit focusing on autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases with arthritis as a major component. 

What do we do?  As patients ourselves, we identify the most pressing community issues surrounding awareness, education, research, advocacy/public policy, and support.  Then we use our backgrounds in education, and research to develop solutions. Lastly, for each project we take on, we use a "Global Network"/team approach by enlisting the help of fellow patient advocates, nonprofits, advisors, and subcontracted experts.   Learn more about IFAA

September 7th, 2017

Due to leadership illness challenges, as of September 7th, 2017, the International Still's Disease Foundation (ISDF) dissolved and found a new home for all their resources under the IFAA!  Learn more

IFAA is a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit. Review our work  HERE

real patients,

real issues,

real solutions.

October 2017

In 2011, IFAA became a nonprofit.  In 2012, the first full year after inception, we were recognized as the best "team" in the healthcare community.  Since then, we have been nominated for the same award each year, achieving "Finalist" status in 2017.  Learn more about our Awards and Leadership.


IFAA (pronounced I-F-A-​A) is an International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory diseases with Arthritis as a major component.

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