Healthcare-Related Charitable Support

Genentech Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit College / University Indigenous Group

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Conference, Education / Outreach

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Genentech is committed to supporting programs open to a broad audience that benefit patients, the scientific or medical community, and/or public health.

These support requests are healthcare-related and are consistent with a therapeutic or technological area in which Genentech or Roche is active.

Funding Priorities:

  • Patient Services
  • Patient Outreach
  • Patient Education
  • Disease Education
  • Fundraisers
  • Health screenings
  • Scientific/Medical Meetings, Conferences, Seminars and Symposia

Subject to certain conditions (see Ineligibility), Genentech may fund requests for general organizational support (i.e., for an unspecified purpose). 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Your organization must:
    • be recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt, public charity under sections 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code and be located in the United States (or have W8-BEN status if not located in the United States); OR
    • be a US governmental organization (such as public schools, public colleges and universities, public hospitals and federally recognized Indian tribal governments).
  • Grant requests must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the project/program start date.
  • For scientific or medical meeting support, the funding must also follow the following criteria
    • Funding is provided for the meeting as a whole and not earmarked for a specific section of the meeting
    • Funding must not be used for travel/lodging expenses for attendees (not including speakers/faculty)
    • The meeting does not focus on specific brand names, and attendance is not limited to special committees or subgroups of the organization.
  • Genentech does not show preference in decision-making for funding requests with volunteering opportunities, however if a volunteer opportunity is available, it must be open to the public.
  • Genentech cannot be the sole supporter of an event or program.
  • Genentech/Roche will consider funding requests in the following disease states:
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Allergic Asthma
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Blindness
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
    • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Diabetic Macular Edema
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Gastric Cancer
    • Glioblastoma (GBM)
    • Growth Hormone Deficiencies
    • Hemophilia
    • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Influenza
    • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lupus
    • Lymphoma
    • Macular Edema
    • Melanoma
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pan-Tumor
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Stroke
    • Vasculitis

Ineligibility:

  • Organizations that are not eligible for general organizational support include, but are not limited to:
    • Non-profit organizations and professional societies/associations that purchase Genentech/Roche products.
    • Non-profit organizations that develop Medicare recognized compendia or nationally recognized treatment guidelines.
  • In order to be eligible for this type of funding, your organization must not be:
    • A political or sectarian organization
    • A group practice or private physician office
    • Owned in whole or in part by a physician or a group of physicians
    • A charitable foundation of a small group practice (less then 50 physicians)
  • In order to be eligible for this type of funding, the funding must not be used for:
    • Advertising in medical journals
    • Alumni drives
    • Capital campaigns/building funds
    • Continuing medical education
    • Individuals
    • Infrastructure costs request (e.g. salaries, equipment)
    • Memberships
    • Costs of holding a professional sports event or supporting professional athletes
    • Religious purposes
    • Scholarships
    • Yearbooks
    • Developing clinical practice guidelines, e.g., statements that include recommendations intended to help practitioners make appropriate health care decisions for specific clinical conditions.

  • Genentech cannot be the sole supporter of an event or program.
  • For scientific or medical meeting support, the funding must also follow the following criteria:
    • Funding is provided for the meeting as a whole and not earmarked for a specific section of the meeting
    • Funding must not be used for travel/lodging expenses for attendees (not including speakers/faculty)
    • The meeting does not focus on specific brand names, and attendance is not limited to special committees or subgroups of the organization.
  • An organization with a written policy to discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender expression and/or identify, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other protected status is ineligible for funding.


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