Lyme Disease Grants & Financial Assistance

Lyme Warrior

Lyme Warrior is a nationwide nonprofit providing treatment grants, research funds, Kids Smile Boxes, and peer-to-peer support groups. This incredible nonprofit has provided $52,000 in research funding, $52,000 in patient care support, and 58,000 volunteer hours to support initiatives, advocacy, and efforts to improve the future of Lyme since their inception.   Join us on Saturday, May 21, immediately following the day’s final lecture for a cocktail reception and fundraiser to honor an ...


Mission & Goals ILADS is a nonprofit, international, multidisciplinary medical society dedicated to the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme and associated diseases through research, education and policy. We strongly support physicians, scientists, researchers and other healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and associated diseases. In accordance with our mission, ILADS’ Strategic Go ... is a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the patient community through advocacy, education, and research. We educate the community and policy makers through our website and blogs. We also help inform the medical community, researchers, and policymakers through medical journal publication. Our board members have over 40 peer-reviewed publications. We inform the community about Lyme disease through our quarterly digital journal, The Lyme Times. Solving the critical health problems faced b ...

The Lyme Disease Association (LDA)

The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) awards grants in three different areas of its mission: Research, Education, and Patient Support (LymeAid 4 Kids). Since 1999, the LDA has sponsored 20 scientific/medical conferences, eighteen jointly with Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. All provided Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for physicians. LDA has funded cutting-edge research projects with over 36 different researchers and institutions throughout the country, su ...

Lyme Disease Foundation

We’re a small Non Profit (501c3) organization run by a mother and daughter team, hoping to help educate the world on Lyme Disease and other Tick Borne Illnesses. From activities in Washington, to a presentation at a Lyme Conference in Madrid, the LDF is quickly back leading the way in the Scientific and Patient Communities. We have accepted invitations to present in Boston in the fall of 2019 and Budapest, Hungary in 2020, and are thrilled to see what more we can do.  OUR GOALS:  S ...

LivLyme Foundation

The LivLyme Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing financial assistance to families of children suffering from Lyme disease, funding scientists for Lyme and tick-borne disease research, while delivering tick education and awareness around the globe. We envision a world without Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Children are the most vulnerable population when it comes to getting bit by a tick and contracting Lyme & other tick-borne diseases.  Our mission at LivLyme is to pro ...

Ride Out Lyme – Lyme Grants

Ride Out Lyme is a nationally recognized 501c3 dedicated to providing grants to adults (26 and older) in need of financial assistance for treatment, medication and doctors’ visits. Application is for anyone diagnosed with Lyme disease in the USA, age 26 and older, and can demonstrate a qualified financial need.    


If you suspect you have Lyme disease and are under the age of 21 without medical insurance, you may receive up to $1,000 in assistance toward diagnosis and treatment. Visit the Lyme Disease Association for more details on this grant!    

Lyme Connection

Assistance for Connecticut residents only who need financial assistance for diagnosing and treating Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Financial assistance is open to CT state residents who are at or below 85% of the CT state median income level. All who receive state or federal assistance are encouraged to apply. Learn more at (scroll to the bottom of page)    

National patient assistance program for initial Lyme-related tests based on each patient’s financial need. Visit or email them at      

Ticked Off Foundation

The mission of the Ticked off Foundation is to provide financial assistance and treatment support to Lyme and tick-borne disease patients over the age of 26 who are in crisis. They do this through grants, treatment discounts, and counseling, in an effort to stem the tide of Lyme-related suicides. According to Dr. Joseph Jemsek (MD from Washington, DC), “The most common cause of death in Lyme disease is suicide.” Through their efforts and support through generous donations and sponsors, they hope ...

General Medical Assistance

Medical Bill GurusMedical Bill Gurus is a patient advocacy & medical billing service which provides insurance billing services to patients with qualifying insurance. Patient who received treatment at out of network medical providers, including cash only providers in the United States and abroad, can sign up for a free case evaluation.

Helps people find drug assistance programs offered through pharmaceutical companies. or call them at (800) 503-6897    

PhRMA’s Medicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is a search engine designed to help patients, caregivers and health care providers learn more about the resources available through the various biopharmaceutical industry programs. MAT is not its own patient assistance program, but rather a search engine for many of the patient assistance resources that the biopharmaceutical industry offers. PPA matches people with patient assistance programs for prescriptions and can assist with finding free and low-cost c ...

Medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered or not fully covered by the family’s health insurance plan. 1-855-MY-UHCCF (1-855-698-4223) or    

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides monthly benefits to those who are disabled and have earned a sufficient number of credits. The SSA has a medical guide that is called the Blue Book. This Blue Book has the established guidelines for being declared disabled and eligible for benefits. While Lyme disease itself does not have a listing in the Blue Book, there are several listings that meet those who have advanced symptoms of the disease. For those who are suffering from ...

Assists patients in finding free air transportation or aviation services for those in need of medical support.    

Patient Airlift Services

Arranges free transportation for individuals requiring medical diagnosis, treatment or follow-up who cannot afford or are unable to fly commercially. Also supports veterans in need of medical care.