Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, people take the time to kick off the holiday season by giving back. #GivingTuesday is a Global Day of Philanthropy inspiring people to give, collaborate, and celebrate those who do good for others. By choosing to make your gift to the FNIH you advance game-changing biomedical research that saves lives.
FNIH is Rated a Top Charity
In 2021, the FNIH was awarded its seventh consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the world's largest and most trusted nonprofit evaluator, indicating that the FNIH “exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities.” Only 9% of the nearly two million charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least seven consecutive 4-star evaluations. Our Charity Navigator Profile
The FNIH in 2021 also received GuideStar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency. Of the more than 2 million nonprofits listed on GuideStar, only about 0.6% earn the Platinum Seal. The Platinum Seal signifies that we provide qualitative information about our goals, strategies, and metrics. Our GuideStar Profile
DONATE TODAY to Support Medical Research that Saves Lives
Your gift to the FNIH resonates across the entire field of medicine. It supports game-changing research that can treat disease and save lives. For 25 years, the FNIH, as a partner to the National Institutes of Health, has advanced biomedical research and training that has improved the development of treatments and cures.
Thanks to our generous donors, the FNIH has devoted more than $1 Billion to support more than 600 research programs in over 30 countries.
Consistently awarded four stars from Charity Navigator, the FNIH devotes more than 88 cents of every dollar directly to programs. A description of the FNIH’s programs can be found here.
We are a Maryland 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Contributions to the FNIH are deductible for federal income tax purposes in accordance with applicable law.
Certain states require written disclosures for nonprofit organizations soliciting contributions. Individual state disclosures can be found here.
To make a donation via PayPal please go to the FNIH PayPal Giving Fund page.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is this donation tax deductible?
FNIH is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.
Can I mail a donation to FNIH?
- Yes. You can donate by mail at: Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, North Bethesda, MD 20852