ciaf® mission

Established in 2005, the Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation® (CIAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Springfield, Illinois.  The mission of CIAF® is to raise awareness of how cochlear implants restore sound to the hearing impaired and to provide cochlear implant equipment to qualified applicants in need.


  Hosting dozens of volunteers regularly and keeping our foundation facilities stocked is an ongoing proposition.

We are in need of the following items:

  • Locking storage cabinet
  • Locking filing cabinet
  • Dry goods including:
    • paper towels
    • toliet paper
    • paper plates
    • disposable cups
  • iPhone 5 or newer
  • 2 - Large outdoor utility sheds
  • 2 - Outdoor trash cans on wheels
  • Outdoor patio furniture for hosting on-site fundraisers and gatherings

  Please email info@ciafonline.org if you would like to make a donation from our list.