Making an Impact: The CDC Foundation's COVID-19 Response

Through the support of our donors, the CDC Foundation is actively supporting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health responders as we all work together to combat the spread of COVID-19. We are proud to present to you highlights of this work to date. If you would like a biweekly breakdown of our activities over time, we encourage you to view our ongoing series of Response Updates.

This page was last updated on February 19, 2020. Check back every two weeks for the latest information.

Priority Areas of Response

Strengthening and Supplying Local Response Efforts
Increasing Lab Capacity and Boosting Research
Addressing Communications Needs
Supporting Disproportionately Impacted Communities
Updating Data and Technology Infrastructure
Fortifying the Global Response


personal protective equipment
(PPE) provided



states, territories
and countries assisted



first responder and homeless
care kits delivered



total number of COVID-19
projects/response activities

$214 million

total donor funds



projects focused on
health equity



COVID-19 research
studies supported



health department surge
staff hired nationwide



Our COVID-19 Response, in Stories:


Our Response Update Series: