The Center for Advancing Health (CFAH) was founded in 1992 with generous support from the Nathan Cummings Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. CFAH received no corporate or government support. Other major contributors from 2004 to 2014 were:

  • Annenberg Foundation
  • Michael R. Bloomberg Fund/Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York 
  • Stanley and Fiona Druckenmiller
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Courtney Sale Ross
  • Rowe Family Foundation
  • James Simons
  • Starr Foundation
  • Vital Projects Fund
  • Ann Ziff