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CFRI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN# 51-0169988.

Your tax-deductible donations support vital CF research, education, and support programs. Your contribution brings hope to thousands of people living with CF, including those who have just begun their CF journey.

CFRI received 4 stars from Charity Navigator and is recognized as a top-rated charity by GreatNonprofits.

Donate Online

To make a donation online with a credit card, click the Donate Now button below. CFRI accepts all major credit cards, and your gift will be processed quickly and securely.


Donate by Mail or Phone

Mail your tax-deductible donation to:

Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI)
1731 Embarcadero Road, Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303

If you prefer to speak with a person about your donation, you can contact us toll free at 855.237.4669.

Make a Donation in Honor of or in Memory of someone you know

If you make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone you know, we can send an acknowledgment on your behalf to a family or person at your request. The name of the honoree will also appear in the tribute column of our newsletter, CFRI Community. Click here.

Mother's Day is Every Day!

"Mothers' Day Tea" is our largest source of individual donations to support our important programs. Join us in sending beautiful Mothers' Day Tea cards to family members, friends and acquaintainces for Mother's Day, for National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in May and throughout the year! There have been many breakthroughs for CF but there is still no cure. Together, we will continue to bring hope to thousands of individuals living with cystic fibrosis. To get started, click here.

Merriment in the Redwoods ~ An Enchanting Adventure at Nestldown

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2:30 PM – 7:00 PM Join us at Nestldown, a hidden gem above Los Gatos, California, for delightful entertainment, gourmet food, extraordinary wines and libations, and an exciting auction. Discover the whimsical Enchanted Cottage, Medieval Garden, amusing topiaries, and secret benches amongst the redwoods. Be inspired while honoring the 2016 CF Champion award recipient. For those wanting to play, Bocce ball awaits, as does life-sized chess, giant jenga and a playful train. All proceeds raised at this magical event will support CF research award programs. Tickets are $200 per person. Exciting sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, click here.

CFRI is grateful to Nestldown for generously donating this magical location. Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, AbbVie and Chiesi USA. For more information, contact Siri Vaeth Dunn at 650.665.7565, or

Real Estate/Stock Donations/Planned Giving

Please call us at 855.237.4669 to talk about ways you can benefit from tax-deductible contributions while supporting CFRI:

  • Real Estate/Stock Donations
  • Planned Giving
  • Employer Matching Gifts

CFRI has been highly rated by Charity Navigator. For more information, click here.

Donate a Vehicle

Donate an old car, motorcycle or boat before the end of year to benefit CFRI. Towing will be arranged and you will receive paperwork for a tax deduction. Remember to designate Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) as your charity so that proceeds can go to CFRI programs!

To donate a vehicle, please go to

Workplace Giving

Are you a government employee? We are a proud member of several Government Employees Campaigns. Please select Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) on your campaign pledge form.

Combined Federal Campaign: CFC #76262

California State Employees: CSECC #12438

California City Employees: CHCC #67


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I first learned of CFRI in 1989, when my daughter Lucy was born and diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. My husband and I attended our first conference the following year and have been “regulars” ever since. The knowledge, as well as the comfort we have received over the years from CFRI’s annual conference, newsletter, Discovery Series, and countless other resources has allowed us to be informed advocates for our daughter. The cutting-edge research that CFRI funds annually has led to significant breakthroughs in the treatment of CF, and as a result benefits Lucy and the entire CF community by providing hope and bringing us closer to a cure. I served on the Board of Directors for six years and know first hand how dedicated the CFRI staff, volunteers, and researchers are to improving the lives of those living with cystic fibrosis. CFRI is a lifeline to everyone affected by CF!

Bridget Barnes
Mother of a Young
Adult with CF
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