The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Accomplishments: 2016

We are delighted to share The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's accomplishments in 2016, made possible by the generous donations of our donors, foundations, and corporate partners.

In 2016, some of our highlights included:

  • The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's research portfolio funded over 192 research projects, totaling $28.4 million - a 21% year-over-year increase;
  • To date, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation has invested more than $267 million in the research of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD);
  • Our IBD Plexus, Microbiome Initiative, Genetics Initiative, Pediatric RISK Study, and other research projects made signficant strides over the last year;
  • We served almost 600,000 participants in programs across the country, a 105% YOY increase;
  • The free IBD Help Center answered 12,700 inquiries from patients, family members, and caregivers; and
  • 1,104 pediatric patients attended Camp Oasis across 12 camp site locations.

You can support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation by:

Giving a gift in honor of the 1.6 million Americans with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

• Signing up for the foundation's e-newsletter

• Registering to take a quick survey at CCFA Partners and help other IBD patients

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