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You are the Motivation behind our Momentum

The challenges are real, and the momentum continues

Because YOU are on our team

Every May, Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) rallies our community to raise funds and awareness in honor of International May 12 ME/CFS Awareness Day.

Our goal is to shed light on the devastation caused by ME/CFS. Help us fundraise to keep up the momentum of OMF funded research. More research builds answers faster.

So, as we launch our annual May Momentum campaign, we are asking for your support. Here are some ways you can get involved:

Donate Now

Donations of any amount ensure that the research momentum to end ME/CFS, Long COVID, and related multi-system chronic complex diseases can continue with urgency.

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Digital Fundraiser

It takes only minutes to start your own digital fundraiser for May Momentum. Help us fast-track research today!

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Make an impact by volunteering for research through OMF’s StudyME, a free global research participant registry.

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Monthly donor

Subscribe to research! When you become a Monthly Donor, you play an instrumental role in building research momentum year-round.

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Help spread the word about OMF’s May Momentum campaign and inspire support within your personal community.

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Your donation helps build momentum across 6 global ME/CFS Collaborative Research Centers.

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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