Healthcare Donations FAQs

How will I know that my request has been received?

A confirmation email will be sent to the requestor when the application and supporting documents required to complete the application are received.

How can I contact Amgen if I have questions about submitting a request?

If you have any questions about the status of your request, you may contact Amgen's Healthcare Compliance Department via email at

If I complete the application correctly and provide all applicable documentation, can I assume that my donation request will be approved?

No, please do not assume that a request will be approved.  When a decision is finalized, Amgen will communicate approval or denial of the request in writing directly to the requestor.  Verbal approvals by Amgen employees are not authorized.  NOTE: Amgen's support of a program should be acknowledged only if an Amgen Agreement has been received by your organization.

What is the expected turnaround time for disposition of the donation request?

Please allow at least 60 days for review and processing of the request. 

Is there a limit on the number of donation requests an organization can submit?

No, there are no restrictions on the number of requests that can be submitted. However, duplicate requests will be rejected.

The event occurred last week, can I still submit a donation request?

No, Amgen cannot fund requests for expenses already incurred by the recipient (i.e. programs must be funded prospectively). 

I have a copy of a 2007 W-9 form.  Is this the current version?

No, the current downloadable W-9 form can be found on the IRS website.  Amgen will only accept the current version of the form signed and dated.

How do we acknowledge Amgen's support?

Text should read: This activity is supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen.

If I am a European organization, how do I apply for a grant or sponsorship?

Apply by sending your request to  

Please include the following information in your request:

  • Activity description
  • Amount requested and/or sponsorship options available
  • Expected number of attendees if support is requested for an event
  • Details on venue if support is requested for an event
  • Draft agenda/program if support is requested for an event
  • Number of other sponsors
  • Bank details
  • Detailed cost breakdown