AbbVie Foundation

The AbbVie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to drive transformative change in communities worldwide so that everyone can live their healthiest life.  

We are committed to advancing health equity through innovative, community-led partnerships and through our employee impact programs around the world.

Empowering communities

The AbbVie Foundation believes that transformative change begins in communities. We listen and learn from our partners, empowering them to develop innovative solutions that will address critical inequities and advance health equity in their communities. Over the last 10 years the AbbVie Foundation has provided $238 million in grants to more than 256 organizations.

We collaborate closely with our partners to address the unique needs of their communities, with a focus on removing systemic barriers, increasing access to care and investing in innovative solutions that have the greatest potential to drive change.

Addressing Systemic Barriers

We collaborate with organizations, including Partners in Health, to expand health equity in historically underserved and marginalized communities, by addressing the many factors that influence health and well-being, including access, education, social, financial and environmental conditions.

Increasing Access to Care

By partnering with organizations who have strong local ties in their communities, such as CommunityHealth, we support the enhancement of community-centered health systems and increase equitable access to quality health care.

Innovative Impact

We provide seed investments and wrap-around support to community-centered start-up programs and incubators, including MATTER, accelerating innovative solutions and advancing health equity around the world.

Empowering communities

Advancing racial equity in health & education

In 2020, we launched a $50 million, five-year commitment to six nonprofit partners advancing health and education equity in Black and other marginalized communities. Through the employee matching program, we’ve raised an additional $2.5 million to advance racial equity. Learn how our partners, Direct Relief, National Urban League, Providence St. Mel, United Negro College Fund, University of Chicago Urban Health Initiative, and Year Up are progressing on this important work.

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Meet AbbVie’s racial equity partners
Meet AbbVie’s racial equity partners

Employee impact programs

AbbVie employees are passionate about making a difference in their communities. Around the globe, our employees give generously of their time, expertise and resources to deliver on our shared purpose and deepen the AbbVie Foundation’s collective impact.

Our employees directly support the AbbVie Foundation’s mission to advance health equity through our industry-leading giving, volunteering and employee support programs.


AbbVie employee resource groups (ERGs) play an important role in our giving, awarding $700,000 annually in Foundation-funded grants to nonprofit organizations advancing health equity. Through the Employee Giving Campaign, we match employee donations to eligible nonprofits they are passionate about. Since the program’s inception, employees have raised $138 million+ with matching from the AbbVie Foundation.


Our employee volunteering programs, Week of Possibilities and Team Possibilities, unite colleagues around the world by helping advance health equity through community service. Since our founding AbbVie employees have volunteered 300,000 hours in communities around the world.

Supporting Employees

We are committed to assisting our people and their families in times of need. The AbbVie Employee Relief Program provides critical financial relief to employees after disasters and personal hardship and the AbbVie Possibilities Scholarship Program alleviates the financial strain of tuition costs for children of AbbVie employees.

Partner with us to advance health equity

The AbbVie Foundation partners with nonprofit organizations deeply rooted in local communities worldwide to advance health equity and strengthen access to community-centered care.

Currently, we do not accept unsolicited grant applications. If you would like to learn more about future partnership opportunities, please click the button below to provide your contact information.