At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.

What’s New

Bay Area Lyme: call for Emerging Leader Award grant proposals

Bay Area Lyme is pleased to announce a call for Emerging Leader Award proposals. In April of 2016, two $100,000 grants will be awarded to help scientists wishing to pursue a career in Lyme research. Learn more.

Stanford: call for participants in Chronic Lyme Antibody Study

Dr. Jose G. Montoya, Professor of Medicine in the Stanford Infectious Disease Department, is conducting a study looking for factors that may be associated with Chronic Lyme Disease and is requesting Bay Area participants. Learn more.

Our Approach

Funding for
Lyme Projects

Leveraging innovative technologies from other fields of medicine to fuel new breakthroughs in Lyme and tick ecology, diagnostics, and treatments

Screening &

Ensuring that dollars granted go to the projects with the greatest potential impact and results deliver on promises


Thanks to the generous support of a private donor, 100% of funds raised go directly to research and prevention programs

& Scale

Providing tools and resources to help connect the innovators in the field and speed solutions to market


Ensuring accurate and reliable information is available to the public through digital, print, and social media, and community programs. Learn more.

Lyme Disease

Why Lyme?

Reported Cases of Lyme Disease


There are 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the US every year and it has been reported in 49 of 50 states and 65 countries worldwide.  It is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the US.

Learn more about this infectious disease

What You Need to Know

Knowing how to protect yourself and your family is key to enjoying the outdoors.

Find Out About Prevention

Act Now

We need your help.  Find out how you can be part of the cure for Lyme disease.

Get Involved

Lyme Disease Stories

Lyme disease can affect anyone.  Learn from these survivor stories or share yours.

Meet the Many Faces of Lyme