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DONATE TODAY to Support Medical Research that will Save Lives

Your gift to the FNIH resonates across the entire field of medicine. It supports game-changing research that could stem a disease or save a life. 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.

“Through innovative research partnerships, the NIH and FNIH are able to fuel the biomedical discoveries needed for better diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure of disease.”
Francis Collins, M.D.

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.

As the country begins to emerge from the shadow of this deadly virus, we are working to secure a healthy future for us all. 

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.

Common Questions

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.

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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

Does FNIH accept donations of stock?

  • Yes. You can find more information here or by contacting the advancement office at