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National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness advances widespread understanding of celiac disease as a serious genetic autoimmune condition and works to secure early diagnosis and effective management. We empower our community to live life to the fullest, and serve as a leading and trusted resource that inspires hope, accelerates innovation and forges pathways to a cure.

NFCA is affiliated with the leading researchers internationally and supports collaboration and partnership among scientists and institutions to optimize research potential with the goal of improving the quality of life for those who have celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders.

About Us

Learn all about the history of the NFCA, its founding and vision for the future.

Mission & Vision

Learn about NFCA's mission and our work in the celiac and gluten-free community.


The NFCA has a vibrant and dedicated team of individuals working to advance its mission. Here you'll find staff bios and contact information, as well as information about job and internship opportunities.

Sponsors & Partners

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by the following: National Institutes of Health grant, private donations, corporate sponsorship, banner advertising and the sale of products and educational resources. 

Please read our Advertising Policy.

Donations to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness are tax-deductible.

Board & Advisory Councils

The NFCA Board of Directors and Advisory Councils are made up of a diverse group of medical and business experts.

Contact Us

In addition to the main NFCA office, several members of our staff work remotely. Find the right NFCA contact to help answer your questions.

Staff Blog

Want to know what really goes on in and out of the office? Read Celiac Central: Bits & Bites to get a behind-the-scenes look at the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and its passionate staff.


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