COVID-19 Action InitiativeThe American Lung Association's $25M initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics.
The COVID-19 Action Initiative will be used to:
The COVID-19 Action Initiative is investing in research, education, advocacy and coalition over the next three years.
Expanding Medical Research
A cornerstone of the COVID-19 Action Initiative will be leveraging our existing research network and funding respiratory virus research.
We plan to do this by:
- Expanding COVID-19 research within the current studies of the Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) Network;
- Funding Coronavirus Awards and Grants for preventive research, vaccines, antivirals and to advance future outbreak preparedness;
- Providing ACRC pilot grants to evaluate the effect of COVID-19 on patients with chronic lung disease.
Public Health Measures
Leading Public and Private Forces for Good
COVID-19 Action Initiative Programs
Cleveland Clinic Healthcare Provider Training
Mask Wearing Survey
COVID-19 Town Halls
COVID-19 Citizen Science Study
COVID-19 Research Awards
Get Involved in the COVID-19 Action Initiative
You can help support the COVID-19 Action Initiative! Every gift will help support our efforts to stop COVID-19 in its tracks. You can make your gift today or, if you are interested in discussing a major or transformational gift, please contact us.
Thank You To Our Partners
Page last updated: March 26, 2021