Be an #FNIHholidayhero: Give the Gift of Lifesaving Biomedical Research

This season of giving, you can be a holiday hero by giving the gift of lifesaving biomedical research. Your donation to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) can help make medical discoveries possible to prevent, diagnose and treat the world’s most devastating diseases from cancer to Alzheimer’s.

Your generous gift will support other heroes of biomedical research. They include the clinician scientists working tirelessly in laboratories and clinics to discover the next medical breakthrough, the brave patients participating in clinical trials to help evaluate new treatments and their steadfast caregivers who are with them every step of the way. Click here to learn why individuals like you choose to support these heroes through the FNIH.

Donate Now & Double Your Support!

Through December 31, 2017, every dollar you donate to the FNIH will be matched up to $25,000 -- doubling your gift!

You can support the FNIH in two simple ways:

  • Click here to donate directly to the FNIH.
  • Create a personal fundraising page on Facebook or and encourage your friends and family to help you raise funds for biomedical research through the FNIH this holiday season. Do not forget to let people know about your fundraiser by sharing it on social media using the hashtag #FNIHholidayhero.

About the FNIH

The FNIH is rated the #1 charitable biomedical research organization by Charity Navigator. We were charted by Congress to propel game-changing biomedical research by forging powerful collaborations between the National Institutes of Health, the premier medical research agency, and world-class private sector partners. By bringing together their scientific expertise and resources, we can more rapidly uncover scientific breakthroughs for the health challenges that face our world. As a partner of the FNIH, you will support essential research programs that:


If you have questions about the #FNIHholidayhero campaign or want to learn more about how to get involved with the FNIH, please email

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