PKD Foundation

Overview

The PKD Foundation is the only organization, worldwide, dedicated to promoting research to find a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and improving the care and treatment of those it affects. Our vision is that “no one suffers the full effects of PKD.”

Mission

To promote research to find a cure for PKD and improve the care and treatment of those it affects.

History

The PKD Foundation was established in 1982 by Joseph H. Bruening and Jared J. Grantham, MD, and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Program

Scientific Research, Public Awareness and Patient Education, Government Relations.

Impact

In 2007, the PKD Foundation will fund more than $4.2 million in vital PKD research and lobby the federal government for millions more. In addition to funding research, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients, family and friends through more than 70 volunteer-led Chapters across the country and the world and holds the annual Walk for PKD, held each year on the third weekend in September, and the National Convention on PKD, the only conference in the world for PKD patients and medical professionals.

CEO

Dan Larson

Countries 

United States

States 

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands of the U.S.

Contact

9221 WARD PKWY STE 400
KANSAS CITY, MO 64114-3367
Phone: (800) 753-2873
www.pkdcure.org
EIN: 43-1266906


Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will support vital PKD research funding aimed at finding a treatment and cure for PKD.

Research PKD

Half hour of research

PKD Foundation

This gift will support vital PKD research funding aimed at finding a treatment and cure for PKD.

Regular price $50.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will support one legislative appointment to advocate on behalf of the PKD Foundation.

Increase Awareness

1 advocacy appointment

PKD Foundation

This gift will support one legislative appointment to advocate on behalf of the PKD Foundation.

Regular price $10.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will provide a one year subscription, of this valuable publication, for someone who does n

Give PKD Progress

1 year subscription

PKD Foundation

This gift will provide a one year subscription, of this valuable publication, for someone who does not otherwise have the means to subscribe.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will fund 15 minutes of vital PKD Research. PKD scientists funded by the PKD Foundation ha

Find A Treatment

15 minutes of research

PKD Foundation

Your gift will fund 15 minutes of vital PKD Research. PKD scientists funded by the PKD Foundation have progressed from discovering the PKD genes to conducting clinical trials in humans - an unprecedented level of biomedical research success. You can be a part of this success! Join our quest to find a treatment for PKD!

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will support vital PKD research funding aimed at finding a treatment and cure for PKD.

Find A Cure for PKD

One hour of research

PKD Foundation

This gift will support vital PKD research funding aimed at finding a treatment and cure for PKD.

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will go towards the publication of PKD Progress that will help disseminate educational and

Educate Patients

PKD Progress

PKD Foundation

Your gift will go towards the publication of PKD Progress that will help disseminate educational and medical information to those affected by PKD

Regular price $10.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will support vital research funding and patient education all aimed at finding a treatment

ARPKD Treat & Cure

1 hour ARPKD research

PKD Foundation

This gift will support vital research funding and patient education all aimed at finding a treatment and cure for ARPKD.

Regular price $100.00