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Help Find a Cure

Every 65 seconds, another person in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. Glaucoma and macular degeneration affect millions of Americans, robbing them of their vision and independence.

Make a Gift to Support:

Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Macular Degeneration Research

National Glaucoma Research

Or, make a general gift to BrightFocus and we will distribute it to the area of greatest need.

BrightFocus Foundation is proud of our three programs and of giving our supporters a voice in helping to find cures and treatments.

The most valuable assets we have are the individuals dedicated to our cause. People like you are the reason we are able to boost our scientific agenda so that patients’ lives may be enhanced.

With your contributions, BrightFocus is able to remain at the forefront of brain and eye health, advancing research around the world, and promoting better health through education.

Together we can find cures, preventions, and improved treatments for these diseases.

Donor Advised Funds

Help put an end to Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, or glaucoma by making a donor-advised fund gift today.

Learn more about donor advised funds.

More in this Section

  • Make a Donation

    There are a number of ways to help fight Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, or glaucoma. Whether becoming a monthly donor or donating in honor of or in memory of a loved one, each donation supports our goals of finding a cure for brain and eye diseases.

  • Donor-Advised Funds

    A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities.

  • Partner with Us

    At BrightFocus, we look for opportunities to partner and collaborate with public and private companies who share our values and commitment to finding treatments and cures for brain and eye diseases. Learn more about our partners and opportunities for partnering with us.

  • Write to Congress

    We have a growing, committed network of activists who lend their voices to important brain and sight issues. Take action to help shape public policy to end Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.

  • Inspire Others

    Share your story—it may help someone else struggling with diseases of mind and sight.

  • Volunteer

    You can make a real difference at BrightFocus by helping others who are suffering from Alzheimer's, macular, and glaucoma diseases. Join us and learn how rewarding it is to be a BrightFocus volunteer.

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