Our Giving Philosophy
We see scientists, researchers, and medical professionals working together to solve the world's most pressing problems. We see patients coming together to form communities. We see organizations providing education, raising awareness and providing much-needed support. That's why we offer support, resources, and funding.
Call for Grants
Genentech is actively seeking applications for the following focus areas:
Click on the links below for more information and detailed instruction on submitting the CGN applications:
- Independent Medical Education Grant submissions are due on April 7, 2014
- Independent Research Projects Grant submissions are due on May 30, 2014
NOTE: Our online grant system continues to be open to accepting applications for all therapeutic areas.
Funding Focus Areas
Independent Medical Education (IME)
Independent Medical Education (IME) is generally defined as education for healthcare professionals (HCPs) provided by an independent educational provider, such as a community hospital, academic center, society/association or medical education & communication company. Genentech/Roche supports grants for independent medical education in an effort to further the advance of medicine and healthcare by improving the knowledge of the medical community. Learn more
Healthcare-Related Charitable Support
These support requests are healthcare-related and are consistent with a therapeutic area in which Genentech or Roche is active. Genentech prioritizes and focuses funding towards programs and events such as: Patient Services, Patient Outreach, Patient Education, Disease Education, Fundraisers, Health screenings, Scientific/Medical Meetings, Conferences, Seminars and Symposia.
Philanthropic Charitable Support
Philanthropic Charitable Support is focused on humanitarian & social programs, science & education or community & environment. These requests are not healthcare-related.
Support is directed towards the communities in which Genentech operates.
Scientific Project Support
Scientific Project Support provides funding for general research, translational research, other research or development projects, and/or other initiatives of research organizations, labs, and academic institutions. Research collaborations, clinical trials and associated correlative research involving or undertaken in relation to Genentech or Roche products (whether investigational and/or approved for other uses) are excluded from this type of support. For information regarding these types of programs refer to our pipeline.
Fellowships are for grants to independent professional organizations, independent charitable organizations, or other eligible institutions, where the funds are used to support advanced study by clinical and research professionals at an accredited university or teaching institution.
Committed to the Communities in Which We Work and Live
Genentech works proactively with local governments and community-based organizations to ensure that the company plays a positive role in the communities in which we live and operate.
Access to Medicines
Genentech Access to Care Foundation provides access to all other Genentech marketed drugs for approved indications to those who cannot afford to pay.