Consider the following items when submitting your application:
- Your grant or charitable donation must be submitted at
least 60 days prior to the decision requested by date.
- You have the ability to track your request 24/7.
submission will be evaluated against predetermined criteria and must
align with AbbVie’s scientific areas of interest.
- You will
receive email notification from AbbVie if additional information is
- You will receive AbbVie’s decision via email. If
approved, the authorized signer will receive required documentation
(i.e., Letter of Agreement) electronically.
- Grants must
reconcile to the approved budget within 90 days following the grant
- Charitable Donations are required to acknowledge
receipt of funds within 30 days of
To start your grant request
, go to grants.abbvie.com
. For more details about the
application process, see below:
All requests for funding must be submitted through our online portal,
and at least 60 days before the start date of an activity.
- Register on behalf of the organization using our online
portal. Previously registered users
will need to confirm
registration information at each submission.
someone from the organization/department as a user and contact for
- Designate the authorized signer, who can
sign the Contractual Agreement on behalf of
- Once you have completed the registration, you
will receive an email confirmation.
Here are a few terms used in the grant portal you need to know before
submitting your application:
Start Date in General Information: Date the work will begin
on the overall program
Start Date in Delivery Format: The day the live web/online
program and/or printed material will begin or launch.
End Date in General Information: The day the overall program
End Date in Delivery Format: The day the live web/online
program and/or printed material will close/expire.
Decision Requested by Date: The date you would like to have
a decision on your request. We prefer this date be two weeks to two
months prior to the start date of the program.
The grant portal will not allow a program start date to be
entered after the 60-day deadline (e.g. if your program starts
on April 1 and you are trying to submit the request in March or April,
the portal will give you an error message and not allow you to proceed
with the application). Please contact the Global Grants and Charitable
Donations Department at (877) 228-7177 or email@example.com if
you require assistance.
For information and step-by-step assistance with submitting your
request, please review the Requestor Training Guide. All
informational documents and FAQ's can be found here.
Once the request has been submitted, you will receive an email confirmation.
AbbVie carefully considers every grant or charitable donation
request. Criteria for awarding a grant or charitable donation includes
but is not limited to:
- Educational strategy
- Scientific and educational
- Target audience
- Geographic equity
- Availability of funds
- Adequate review time
- Organization’s mission
We work to ensure that a decision will be made by the “Decision
Requested by Date.” If you have questions please contact the Global
Grants and Charitable Donations Department at (877) 228-7177 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If
an application is incomplete or funding type does not match the
original request, a Request for Additional Information (RFAI) will be
sent to the requestor.
If not approved, you will be sent an email outlining the reason for denial.
If approved, you will be sent an email confirmation with
instructions to login to the grant portal, review, and electronically
sign the contractual agreement.
The contractual agreement must be signed by all parties, prior to
the start date of the event to be considered a fully executed
contract. Once signed you will receive an email confirming the
payment has been released.
The payment will come via check or electronic transfer (ACH).
Payment address and account information must be provided in the
request. If you have questions or the payment information has
changed, please contact the Global Grants and Charitable Donations
Department to update our records and the grant portal upon contract acknowledgement.
You will receive the check in regular USPS mail in four to six weeks
and the electronic transfer to your account within two to four days.
Once the program has ended, you will need to reconcile the request.
Outcomes can be submitted at a later date.
If the request is not reconciled 90 days after the completion of the
program, all parties in your organization utilizing the same tax ID
number will be prevented from having their request approved.
If you have any questions regarding the decision or would like to
check the status of your request, please contact the Global Grants and
Charitable Donations Department at (877) 228-7177 or email@example.com.