May is Arthritis Awareness Month. This year we are sending the message that together we can cure arthritis. Join us to help make a difference!


    Independent evaluator Charity Navigator has awarded ANRF it's highest 4-star rating for 9 years in a row. Placing ANRF in the Top 1% of the best charities in America!


    Join us for a special fundraising dinner featuring some of the top scientists in the field of arthritis and autoimmune research working to cure arthritis.


    The Arthritis National Research Foundation is committed to funding the most promising research projects at top universities and research institutes nationwide. Read about the Arthritis National Research Foundation.


    The Racing For a Cure program is an easy way to get involved. All abilities are welcome to help raise arthritis awareness! Join an event or train to make a difference!


    Learn more about the types of research we fund and how to apply.

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Welcome to CureArthritis.org

The Arthritis National Research Foundation is the only charity solely focused on funding arthritis research to cure arthritis. With your help this arthritis foundation can support more arthritis research and find a cure. Please make a donation or get involved today!

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Join us in raising arthritis awareness for the month of July by wearing your Cure Arthritis Gear and taking photos to share on social media using #CureArthritis and #KidsGetArthritis!

Learn how you can take action today and if you are able please make a donation to support this critical research in the fight to cure arthritis.

Read more about Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month here.

  • "ANRF funding was critical to my career development. I don’t know that I would have my tenure track position or if my research would get to go anywhere without ANRF support. I can't thank ANRF and their supporters enough!"

    - Yingcui Li, Ph.D., University of Connecticut Health Center
  • “Grants from ANRF were essential to the development of our research which has led to new understanding of how inflammation and the tissue destructive lesions of arthritis are caused. These findings facilitated the development of truly new methods for treatment of these diseases.”

    - Gale Granger, Ph.D., UC Irvine
  • “The award from the Arthritis National Research Foundation was my first grant for clinical research. Without their support, I would have had difficulty supporting myself during the transition from fellowship to junior faculty position and independence.”

    - Karen Costenbader, M.D, M.P.H., Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation funding I received enabled me to establish myself in the field of maternal and fetal microchimerism in autoimmune disease. ANRF’s funding during my early years undoubtedly helped my career take off.”

    - Anne Stevens, M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation gave me the first research grant I ever received and their work is fundamental to the development of science and helping young people. ANRF made a huge difference in my life and research career.”

    - Salvatore Albani, M.D., Ph.D., Singapore Health Services
  • “The Arthritis National Research Foundation supported my work at a pivotal time in my career. Now, we’re at the brink of finding the specific genes that put people at risk for lupus.”

    - Betty Tsao, Ph.D., UCLA
  • “Without the Arthritis National Research Foundation, I would not have a lab at Stanford with 13 scientists and I would not be in academia!”

    - Paul J. Utz, M.D., Stanford University

Mission: To provide initial research funding to brilliant, investigative scientists with new ideas to cure arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.

With 91 cents of every dollar placed directly into arthritis research programs, the Arthritis National Research Foundation is committed to research and being good stewards of our donor funds.

Charity Navigator, the leading online charity evaluation organization and our own independent review panel have been critical in the effort to validate ANRF’s success in funding arthritis research. Having received 4-stars for 8 straight years from Charity Navigator, something only the top 2% of charities can claim, as well as an outstanding rating from the independent review, we are thrilled to be validated as one of the best charities in America!

Please join us today in the effort to cure arthritis!