The Foundation seeks to award grants to regional, national, and Europe-based nonprofit organizations that have programs that are replicable, scalable and designed to have a lasting and meaningful effect in our communities. Grants should reflect Amgen's dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways.
Each year, the Foundation receives hundreds of grant proposals. While it is not possible for every organization to receive funding, those that are in alignment with the Foundation's guidelines and programmatic vision outlined below are given careful consideration.
- Science Education – The Foundation is committed to raising the value of science literacy on a national and local level. The priorities within science education are:
- Teacher quality and professional development in math and science
- Pivotal hands-on science experiences
- Community Life –Our focus is to fund programs that enhance civic engagement by supporting science and education based initiatives, environmental programs, health and social services, as well as culture and arts in an effort to strengthen and enrich our communities.
For complete details regarding the Amgen Foundation criteria for grant making, please click here.