What We Fund

Gilead welcomes funding requests for innovative, high-impact projects that relate to at least one of our therapeutic areas:

  • HIV
  • Liver disease
    • HCV
    • HBV
  • Oncology
    • Breast Cancer

We consider a number of factors when reviewing grant requests, but it is most important for applications to demonstrate a strong commitment to — and capacity for — delivering the specific services your funded grant would support.

Grant applications are accepted throughout the year.

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Types of Organizations We Support

Patient Community Support

Lack of awareness is often a significant barrier to disease screening and treatment — especially among at-risk populations — leading to disparities in care. Gilead supports patients and their communities by funding a variety of projects aimed at increasing awareness.

Examples of Patient Community Support projects Gilead has funded include events or resources to educate patients about prevention and care options, such as:

  • Presentations
  • Web-based resources
  • Printed materials
  • Health screenings

The types of Patient Community Support organizations Gilead has funded include:

  • Patient advocacy and support groups
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Charitable organizations
  • Professional associations
  • Academic medical centers and universities

Medical & Scientific Support

Ongoing education is essential to ensuring that healthcare professionals can continue to deliver the best possible care based on the latest advances in medicine. Gilead supports high impact, continuing medical education programs that expand the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals.

Gilead has funded a range of medical and scientific support projects, including:

  • Scientific conferences
  • Lecture series or symposia

Please remember that attendance at medical and scientific support events should be open to professionals in the community. The principal speaker may not be employed by, or the audience limited to, the funded organization.

The types of Medical and Scientific Support organizations Gilead has funded include:

  • Medical universities
  • Professional associations
  • Community health centers
  • Other nonprofit medical and healthcare institutions

NOTE: If you represent an accredited medical education program that involves for-profit medical education companies or that has a national or regional scope (e.g., satellite symposia at scientific conferences), Gilead offers a separate application and review process managed by the Gilead Independent Medical Education Department (IMED). For more information, contact the IMED department at imed@gilead.com.

Charitable Donations

Many individuals often face undue burdens in getting the healthcare they need due to age, disability, ethnicity or race, location, gender, gender identity, or socioeconomic status.

To help ensure all people have the same opportunity to get the best possible care regardless of background, Gilead offers grants to organizations that hold important social service and healthcare-related charitable events in areas of unmet need.

Some of the charitable events Gilead has funded include:

  • Local programs
  • Walks/runs
  • Social services
  • Community initiatives
  • Science and education activities
  • Awards dinners
  • Fundraising galas

The types of charitable organizations Gilead has funded include:

  • Disease awareness organizations
  • Medical professional associations