About the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

The mission of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Inspiring and Engaging Patients/Caregivers in the Largest IBD Community

We bring together the largest community of IBD patients in the country, and we engage them in the fight against Crohn’s & colitis. Patients are involved in:

Building Resiliency and Empowering Patients

We are increasing support and education for our patients and caregivers in the effort to build resiliency and further empower them to take charge of their care, essential keys to wellness.

Accelerating the Pace of Research

We are accelerating research by breaking down traditional barriers to patients, data, funding, and collaborations. Specifically,

Invested more than $446 million into IBD research since our inception.

Leveraging years of major, foundational research investments

Our multi-year, multi-million-dollar research investments in areas that are important to IBD are paying off:

Catalyzing Critical Research in New Domains