The History of Vaccines accepts funding from groups that support our aim to educate the public on the history of vaccines. Editorial control of the site rests entirely with the staff of The History of Vaccines, with The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and with the Editorial Advisory Board of The History of Vaccines.

Corporate contributions are in the form of educational grants. Agreements with corporate contributors specify that donors do not have review of or control over the content or policies of The History of Vaccines.

The History of Vaccines enjoys the support of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia as well as its donors.

Contributions from the following organizations support The History of Vaccines:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.


Other supporters have included Pfizer Inc, The Independence Foundation, and Sanofi Pasteur.