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Annual Alliance: The CDC Foundation’s Annual Alliance provides corporations, foundations and organizations an opportunity to demonstrate their support for CDC’s critical work to protect America and the world from health, safety and security threats. Learn more

The Margaret Ellerbe Mahoney Society: The Mahoney Society recognizes donors who make leadership gifts of $1,000 or more during the year. Learn more

Donor-Advised Funds: A donor-advised fund, or DAF, is a philanthropic vehicle established at a public charity. It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax benefit and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Learn More

Gifts of Securities: Gifts of appreciated assets may be made outright or paid in installments. Please consult your tax or financial advisor if you are considering making a gift of securities. Learn more

Bequests and Planned Gifts: Planned gifts include a variety of gifts with special tax advantages, including gifts through your estate (bequests). Learn More

Memorial/Honor Gifts: If you wish to remember a friend or loved one who has passed away, consider a memorial gift to the CDC Foundation. To honor a colleague, friend or family member, you can make a tribute gift to the Foundation in that person’s name. Give now

Matching Gifts: You can double, or in some cases triple, your gift to the CDC Foundation by matching it through your employer or your spouse’s employer. Check with your personnel department to see if your company has a matching gift program. Learn more

Workplace Giving: You can support the CDC Foundation through your workplace giving program. For federal employees, our Combined Federal Campaign number is 10141, and we are listed as the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Endowed Funds: These funds provide a permanent source of support for specific CDC Foundation programs or activities. The funds from an endowed gift are invested and only investment returns are used. View all funds

Restricted Funds: These funds are “restricted” because they can only be used for a specific purpose or program. View all funds

AmazonSmile: Amazon donates .5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Support the CDC Foundation by shopping at The CDC Foundation can be found on Amazon Smile by searching the National Foundation for the Ctrs for Disease Contr & Prevention, Inc.

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The CDC Foundation values and respects its donors’ right to privacy. It affirms that its fundraising practices protect against unauthorized use of donors’ personal information. The Foundation does not share donors’ personal information with any third parties for any purpose except as may be required by law.

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If you have any questions about making a gift or want to make a donation by phone, contact the CDC Foundation Advancement Department at 404.653.0790 or You may also give by mail