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

What’s New

LymeAid Celebrates Progress & Awards New Grants

Our 7th Annual LymeAid brought together scientists, philanthropists, celebrities and patients at the top of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco for an event aimed at raising funds to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure. The event, led by Jeff Bridges, was the largest non-profit fundraising event held on the 61st floor of the Tower, and $1M was raised, of which 100 percent will go directly to fund scientific research, education and prevention programs for Lyme disease. Learn more.

Andrea Granados and Geetha Parchasarathy receive the Emerging Leader Award, presented by Wendy Adams

Bay Area Lyme Impact Report

We are proud to be sharing this—our first Impact Report, sharing many of our accomplishments and the most impactful projects and achievements since our inception in 2012. Please take the time to review and appreciate the accomplishments made possible through donor contributions. As always, we are so very fortunate to be able to share that 100% of every dollar you give to Bay Area Lyme goes to scientific research and prevention programs. Click here to access the report.

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 over 329,000 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