Corporate Partnership

Become a Partner

Life changing progress takes partners like you. Learn more about how your company can influence the future of kidney disease diagnosis, research, and treatment while achieving your brand goals and business objectives.

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Partnership Opportunities

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Fuel our fight against kidney disease with a gift.

  • Make a donation
  • Become a sponsor
  • Donate goods or services
  • Match employee donations
  • Grants
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Activate your employees and customers around a life changing purpose.

  • Walk with us
  • Provide care packages to dialysis patients
  • Advocate
  • Volunteer
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Give our mission a voice.

  • Give back through cause marketing
  • Become a brand ambassador
  • Support media outreach


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Interested in partnering with NKF?

Please fill out our Inquiry Form to start the conversation about our partnership opportunities. 

Partners Spotlight

NKF would like to acknowledge our partners who have supported our work to make lives better for the kidney community.




Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



RB Global

Kenmore Realty Corporation

Merck & Co., Inc.

Morgan Stanley

O'Connell Electric Company, Inc.

QBE Insurance Co.

Satellite Healthcare

United Way - Bergen County

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Cause Marketing

The NKF works with a growing number of consumer products and services companies, in an effort to raise awareness among a broad audience for the importance of maintaining kidney health, while delivering impactful opportunities that further advance their business and philanthropic objectives.

BuzzRX (formerly Watertree Health)

BuzzRx, the leading provider of free prescription discount cards benefiting nonprofits, launched a co-branded card benefitting the NKF. Each time the card is used to save on prescription medications, a donation is made to the NKF, making medications more affordable, while raising awareness for the organization.

Icelandic Glacial

Icelandic Glacial, a premier bottled water brand, conducted a cause marketing campaign to generate greater understanding for the importance of hydration for kidney health, while providing funding for the organization and growing brand interest/sales.

Monday Campaigns

The Monday Campaigns is a non-profit health platform designed to reduce chronic, preventable disease thru diet/exercise. The partnership leverages their Meatless Monday program to build awareness and relevance for the benefits of plant-based diets among a broader audience, to help maintain kidney health.


Spiceology, a manufacturer of spices, herbs, blends and barbecue rubs, developed several initiatives to educate consumers/patients and dietitians about the benefits of limiting sodium in the diet.  The partnership also provided recognition for Spiceology’s new line of salt-free blends, with a percentage of sales benefitting the NKF.

Living Donor Circle of Excellence

Celebrating innovative employers that help eliminate barriers to living donation.

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Change Policies. Save Lives.

The Living Donor Circle of Excellence is an employer recognition program from the American Society of Transplantation that celebrates organizations who provide paid leave to living organ donors. By implementing a policy to support the lost wages of a living donor employee, employers demonstrate a clear commitment to saving lives, support their employees’ generosity, and raise important awareness around transplantation and kidney health.

Kidney Equity For All

Kidney Equity is Health Equity.


Kidney Equity For All

KIDNEY EQUITY FOR ALL is a patient-focused community-minded movement dedicated to ensuring that ALL kidney patients have access to high-quality, patient centered kidney care from the moment of diagnosis to transplantation.

Community Partners

Strategic national, regional and community partnerships ensure the effective delivery of programs to diverse populations most impacted by kidney disease. NKF’s intentional alignment with longstanding, trusted and respected organizations like The Links, Incorporated and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., offer the best opportunity for impactful engagement and systemic change to create healthier communities.

The Links, Inc.

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit organization established in 1946 consisting of more than 17,000 professional women of African American descent around the globe, including 41 of the United States. Through its Health and Human Services programming, Links chapters across the country have joined forces with The National Kidney Foundation to help further slow the impact of CKD in communities of color.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is one of the nine historically black Greek letter fraternities and sororities with 750 chapters nationwide across 13 districts. Since 2017, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. has engaged with the National Kidney Foundation to advocate for our kidney patient community, amplify health equity for those at risk and raise vital funds to support programs and services.

Brand Ambassadors

Interested in partnering with us? Email us at today.


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Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, FAND

Melanie Betz


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Jen Hernandez RDN, CSR, LDN

Jen Hernandez


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Corporate Membership

NKF's Corporate Membership Program aims to highlight our most dedicated partners in the fight against kidney disease. Corporate members enjoy tailored year-long benefits and increased visibility and exposure.

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Partnership to Advance the Life of People Living with Kidney Diseases

We need companies like yours to join us to amplify the voice of those fighting kidney diseases. Guided by Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, NKF has been building partnerships to advocate for our kidneys for over 70 years. Your partnership and investment help us to continue our work to shed light on this issue and with a holistic approach transform our approach to kidney diseases.


For more information on how to become a corporate member, please contact Nathalie Tejada, Corporate Relations Director at