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Our company launched the Moderna Charitable Foundation in 2022 to support organizations and causes that promote public health and access to quality healthcare, advancing scientific education and innovation, and advocating for diversity and inclusion, particularly in underserved populations. 

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Our approach

The Moderna Foundation is an extension of the societal impact we have made with our COVID-19 vaccine. We are passionate about addressing the ongoing needs in communities impacted by COVID-19, including the societal conditions exacerbated by the pandemic along with the inequalities this challenging period has revealed.

Together, we can work toward a long-lasting impact by: 

  • Grant-making to support organizations that align with our mission

  • Philanthropic giving to provide support during humanitarian crises 

  • Employee matching to enable our people to support causes that matter most to them 

Grants

The Moderna Foundation provides grants to support 501(c)(3) organizations, and similarly organized nonprofit organizations outside the U.S., for the benefit of our local and global communities.

Our partners

Moderna Charitable Foundation has announced grants to local and global nonprofit organizations working to address areas of need.

Boston Medical

Boston Medical Center

We are partnering with Boston Medical Center to support their Good Grief Program. The grant will help meet growing demand for trauma-informed, culturally responsive therapeutic services for children who have experienced loss, such as the death of a loved one due to COVID-19.

Heading Home

Heading Home

We are partnering with Heading Home to provide permanent, supportive housing for extremely low-income individuals in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

We are partnering with International Rescue Committee to support infection prevention and control programs for improved and resilient health systems in West and Central Africa, particularly in countries that have been impacted by conflict.

Life Science Cares

Life Science Cares

We are partnering with Life Science Cares to support nonprofit partnerships and programs fighting poverty and its effects in the Greater Boston Area.

Year Up

Year Up

We are partnering with Year Up to support a workforce development program that closes the opportunity divide between young adults and companies across the U.S.

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Amref Health Africa

We are partnering with Amref Health Africa to support efforts to improve COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Kenya, with a focus on vulnerable and hard-to-reach communities in counties most impacted by the pandemic. Programming will focus on community engagement and integration with non-communicable disease health services to build out overall health system capacity, ensure sustained access to COVID-19 vaccines, and fill gaps in routine care.

Seed Global Health

Seed Global Health

We are partnering with Seed Global Health to aid in the development of the health workforce in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zambia by providing clinical education and training. The COVID-19 pandemic placed excessive demands on health workers who were called on to serve on the frontline of surveillance, diagnosis and care of COVID-19 patients. These programs will focus on national quality improvement and create a model to scale and retain healthcare workers. Over the next ten years, Seed aims to train 80,000 nurses, physicians, and midwives to offer top-notch care to those who need it most.

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The Moderna Foundation is a charitable organization established by Moderna Inc. It is a separate legal entity from Moderna Inc. and operates independently.