Supporting the Fight Against COVID-19

$30 million in grants from The Pfizer Foundation to help meet front line needs during the pandemic

The Pfizer Foundation is standing by our partners who are working tirelessly to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world. Building on our longstanding commitment to help fight infectious diseases, we have rapidly deployed resources to help address immediate needs and strengthen healthcare systems to prepare against future global health threats.

We are partnering to create meaningful and sustainable solutions that address today’s biggest challenges and protect the most underserved communities worldwide.

Donations Have Reached 165+ Partners Worldwide*

The Pfizer Foundation is helping organizations to address the pandemic and strengthen healthcare systems
so they are better prepared for the next global health emergency.

Together, we have been able to:

Fund Highly-Impacted State Governments and Public Health Organizations


Support Community and Patient Organizations Reaching Underserved Populations

Invest in Safety Net Clinics Across the U.S.

Assist Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and Global Development Funds to Deliver COVID-19 Relief and Strengthen Health Systems Around the World

In the U.S., High-Risk Communities Face Unique Challenges

COVID-19 is having a ripple effect across the country, disproportionately affecting communities that were already marginalized before the pandemic. The Pfizer Foundation’s partners are responding to strengthen the healthcare system and address health inequities across the country, including:

Front Line Health Workers

Support for the provision of health and emergency services for healthcare providers, including mental health and wellness, such as the Emergency Medicine Foundation and the National Black Nurses Association that reaches 300K+ nurses nationwide

COVID-19 Patient Outreach and Services

Donations for outreach and education services related to COVID-19 for at-risk patient populations, such as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Hemophilia Federation of America, and the Society for Women’s Health Research

Food Insecurity

Donations for emergency food and supplies in multiple highly impacted states, including three million meals delivered by Food Bank Council of Michigan

Temporary Housing and Shelter

Support for interim housing, emergency shelter, and rental and mortgage assistance, including the deployment of 13 new RV shelters for transitional housing through California’s Housing Trailer Initiative and Homeful Foundation

Emergency Economic Relief

Support for economic stabilization as well as emergency funds for small businesses and communities in need, such as through Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund, Hispanic Federation and Seattle Foundation

Health Equity

Expanded support for Pfizer’s Multicultural Center of Excellence network to improve health equity, such as to The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, which is providing localized health promotion and supporting hard-hit communities in Central Brooklyn, NY