Each year, Amgen commits significant financial support and product donations to help make a difference in people’s lives. Likewise, Amgen staff members devote thousands of hours volunteering their time and talent to strengthening and enriching their communities.
Amgen’s corporate giving initiatives are very diverse: research grants and fellowships; medical education grants; donations of cash, product and equipment; community involvement through corporate sponsorships; and cash donations and volunteerism by Amgen staff members. In addition, the Amgen Foundation gives grants and matches staff donations to eligible non-profits.
Launched in 1991, the Amgen Foundation is an integral component of Amgen’s commitment to dramatically improve people’s lives. To date, the Foundation has contributed more than $180 million to nonprofit organizations across the United States, Puerto Rico and Europe that support the Foundation’s areas of focus. more >
Charitable Contributions Report
The Amgen Foundation Charitable Contributions Reports will enhance your understanding of the Foundation’s programs and processes, providing an in-depth look at a number of the Foundation’s grant recipients. more >
As one of the world’s foremost biotechnology companies, Amgen is keenly aware of the value and importance of science education. That is why Amgen and the Amgen Foundation create and support science education programs aimed at encouraging bright young minds to explore a future in science. By improving access to resources for students and teachers and raising the community’s understanding of the value of science literacy, Amgen is doing its part to develop the scientists of tomorrow. more>
Assistance for Uninsured Patients
Amgen provides our medicines at no cost to uninsured patients in the United States who could otherwise not afford treatment through two foundations.
The Safety Net Foundation is a nonprofit foundation supported by Amgen that helps make Aranesp, EPOGEN (dialysis use only), Neulasta, NEUPOGEN, Nplate, Sensipar and Vectibix available to qualifying patients. Safety Net has helped more than 250,000 qualifying patients receive treatment with Amgen products at no cost. more >
The ENcourage Foundation® is a nonprofit foundation supported by Amgen and Wyeth that helps make ENBREL available to qualifying patients. To date, the ENcourage Foundation® has helped more than 21,000 qualifying patients receive treatment with ENBREL at no cost. more >
Amgen funds independent medical education to further its mission of contributing to the advancement of medicine and healthcare. Only educational programs for healthcare professionals provided by accredited organizations will be considered for funding. All applications must be compliant with PhRMA Code, AMA, FDA, ACCME, OIG and all applicable laws. more >
Amgen makes donations to qualified charitable organizations for the following purposes:
As part of Amgen’s mission to serve patients, the company is proud to support organizations that educate health care professionals on diseases and treatments, including: