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OMF brings world-renowned scientists together to study, diagnose, treat, and cure complex diseases. Your donation brings us closer to the answers we all seek.

 

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Give Monthly

The Hope Builder community funds the highest priority research projects and gives you exclusive access to research information first.

 

 

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Start a Fundraiser

Whether you’re celebrating your birthday, anniversary, or honoring a loved one, you can start your own fundraising page to fast-track urgent research.

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Donate by Check, Phone
or Wire Transfer

Choose the most convenient way to support Open Medicine Foundation funded research!


Why Donate Crypto to
Open Medicine Foundation?

Donate Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies directly to OMF and maximize your tax benefits.

 

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IRA Charitable Rollovers

Individuals who are 70 ½ or older can make a tax-free distribution of up to $100,000 per year directly from their IRA to OMF.

 

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Appreciated Stock Gifts

Donate your appreciated stock directly to OMF and you can receive an immediate income-tax deduction.

 

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Donor Advised Funds

Your gifts to your donor advised fund entitle you to an immediate income tax deduction at the time of contribution.

 

Healthy Futures Society

Leave a legacy with Planned Giving by including OMF in your estate plans.


Other Ways to Get Involved

There are many other ways you can support our mission to find a cure for diseases like ME/CFS and Long COVID.
Your support makes a big difference. It helps speed up important research and can change the lives of millions of people around the world.

Please include the honoree’s name, and who we should notify of your gift.

Support OMF researchand receive tax benefits in your country.

Workplace Giving Programs

Ask your employer how they support charitable giving. You may be able to designate a gift to OMF.

Share your story today to raise awareness and inspire hope within the community.

You can contribute to OMF through your organization's matching gift program.

You can use a portion of the purchase price to support Open Medicine Foundation at no additional cost to you!

Do you have a car or vehicle you aren’t using? Donate it to OMF! Your donation is 100 percent tax-deductible.

Share these images and text to educate your personal community about ME/CFS, and Long COVID!

Open Medicine Foundation has some of the most brilliant research minds in the Scientific community.

I was a Professional Ski Patroller when I became ill with ME/CFS. What this organization has done over the years is extraordinary! Their dedication to this illness and the support of the patient community is remarkable.

Michelle Phillips C

As a longtime ME/CFS sufferer I believe OMF holds the best hope for viable treatments and a possible cure. Even if there is no cure in my lifetime I feel good supporting those who come after. I know I'm doing the right thing to leave this legacy.

Linda, person with ME/CFS

Please make checks payable to:

Open Medicine Foundation
29302 Laro Drive
Agoura Hills, CA 91301, USA
1-650-242-8669
OMF EIN: 26-4712664

Wire Transfer

OMF can provide different accounts for donating via Wire transfer depending on whether you are donating domestically within the US or you are donating form abroad.  Please contact us about your intentions and we can discuss the best options with you and send you those instructions.

Please email or call us at 1-650-242-8669.

IRA Charitable Rollovers

Individuals who are 70 ½ or older can make a tax-free distribution of up to $100,000 per year directly from their IRA to OMF.

  • Request a grant distribution through your IRA Custodian
  • Be sure to use OMF’s EIN #26-4712664
  • OMF can provide you with an official letter of request for your IRA custodian that includes all the necessary information for the transaction.

 

Email info@omf.ngo or call +1-650-242-8669 to discuss this giving option and obtain a draft of our IRA distribution letter.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia Leading Research. Delivering Hope.Open Medicine Foundation®

What are the advantages of giving from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

  • Your gifts to your donor advised fund entitle you to an immediate income tax deduction at the time of contribution.
  • You avoid capital gains tax on appreciated assets you place in your donor advised fund.
  • Your fund’s investment gains accumulate tax free.
  • Funds are distributed to Open Medicine Foundation in your name and immediately put to use to support our worldwide research efforts.


How do I make a donation through my DAF?

Just click on the DAF widget below. It is simple and convenient to find your fund among the over 900 funds in our system.

Still can’t find your fund? 

  • Request a grant distribution through your Donor Advised Fund sponsor
  • Be sure to use OMF’s EIN #26-4712664
  • You can also designate OMF as a beneficiary for your Donor Advised Fund
  • Questions? Give us a call at 650-242-8669 

Some employers provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours too.

Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift! Please check with your employer to see if you can increase the impact of your gift with their match.

OMF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
(EIN# 26-4712664).

Mail your completed matching gift form that requires our signature to:

Open Medicine Foundation
29302 Laro Drive

Agoura Hills, CA 91301 USA


Phone: 650-242-8669