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Grants, Donations and Charitable Contributions

AbbVie is committed to having a remarkable impact by going beyond medicines. If you would like to apply to AbbVie for a grant, donation or charitable contribution for a cause that meets our requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Application Process

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If you wish to apply for a grant/donation to a Healthcare Organisation or a Charitable Contribution to a Charitable Institution from AbbVie, you can do so by completing the application form via the link provided below and emailing it to ukgrantsanddonations@abbvie.com.

  • Your application should also include:
    • A full breakdown of funding where possible
    • Any other information which you think will support your application
  • Your application will be reviewed by a committee, which aims to notify all applicants on the outcome of their applications on a quarterly basis.
  • Please ensure that you complete all fields and include all relevant information in the fields provided. Unfortunately we will not be able to consider incomplete application forms.
  • Please note that your application will only be approved once you have received an email confirmation that confirms a positive decision.
  • If you have any further questions regarding the process, kindly email the committee via the email address provided above.

 

Guidance for Applicants

AbbVie is committed to supporting Healthcare Organisations or Charitable Institutions that deal with education based projects and projects that support the local community (Maidenhead, UK).

AbbVie will make public declarations about any grant/donation to a Healthcare Organisation or a Charitable Contribution to a Charitable Institution that AbbVie has engaged with to provide financial support. This includes, but is not limited to declarations on our website www.abbvie.co.uk.

. Funding is limited and will be considered where the content of the project is wholly controlled by an independent organisation and AbbVie has no input or influence over the content. If an application has not been successful, AbbVie will consider any re-submissions for part or full funding of a grant/donation to a Healthcare Organisation or a Charitable Contribution to a Charitable Institution on a quarterly basis.


Types of projects considered for funding
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  • Aligned to healthcare well-being and not linked to pharmaceutical products (licensed or in development).
  • Support the local community.
  • Promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) focused-education.
  • Local to Maidenhead.

 

Please note that grants and donations to Healthcare Organisations cannot be exclusively linked to the use of AbbVie products and the application form must be independently completed without the input of influence of an AbbVie employee.


Types of projects NOT considered for funding via this process
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  • Clinical research, including Investigator Initiated Trials and Research Fellowships (NOTE – this must be requested through the UK AbbVie Medical Director in writing).
  • Grants to individual healthcare professionals or commercial businesses.
  • Healthcare Professionals training or development opportunities
  • Travel grants to Healthcare Professionals to attend scientific conferences  (NOTE - these need to be requested through your AbbVie Representative)
  • Patient organisations funding (NOTE – this must be requested through the relevant AbbVie Patient Relations Representative).
  • Religious programmes.
  • Political party sponsorship.
  • Social events (eg:  Charity Balls, Student graduation celebrations).
  • Gap year sponsorship or electives.
  • Charity fundraising outside of the UK (eg: Climbing Mount Everest).
  • Activities that occurred in the past.
  • Grants and donations to Healthcare Organisations exclusively linked to the use of AbbVie products.
  • Application forms completed with the input of influence of an AbbVie employee.

Definitions
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Healthcare Organisations: Healthcare, medical or scientific association or organisation such as a hospital, clinic, foundation, university or other teaching institution or learned society whose business address, place of incorporation or primary place of operation is in Europe or an organisation through which one or more health professionals or other relevant decision makers provide services.

Charitable Institution: Any not-for-profit institution which does not fulfil the definition of a healthcare organisation.

Patient Organisations: not-for-profit organisations (including the umbrella organisations to which they belong), mainly composed of patients and/or caregivers, that represent and/or support the needs of patients, their families and/or caregivers.


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