FNIH Establishes Pandemic Response Fund to Support NIH and NIAID in COVID-19 Efforts

North Bethesda, MD, April 8, 2020 –The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has established a Pandemic Response Fund to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH), led by Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., and NIH’s National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), led by Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., in their efforts to rapidly end the threat from COVID-19.

Contributions to the fund will enable the NIH to accelerate research on potential COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. Additionally, donations to the fund will be used to support the NIH’s efforts to prepare the United States to defend against future pandemics.

Gifts may be made online (preferred) or by mailing a check to:

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Attention: COVID-19/Pandemic Response Fund

For more information on the FNIH or how to contribute, please contact [email protected], or 301-594-2612.

For more information on the Pandemic Response Fund, click here.


About the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health creates and manages alliances with public and private institutions in support of the mission of the NIH, the world’s premier medical research agency. The Foundation, also known as the FNIH, works with its partners to accelerate biomedical research and strategies against diseases and health concerns in the United States and across the globe. The FNIH organizes and administers research projects; supports education and training of new researchers; organizes educational events and symposia; and administers a series of funds supporting a wide range of health issues. Established by Congress in 1990, the FNIH is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For additional information about the FNIH, please visit fnih.org.

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