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The Foundation's principal areas of interest include:

  • Global initiatives designed to improve the quality of life and medical care of patients
  • Advancement of medical science in an Astellas Therapeutic Area of Interest
  • Civic and community needs located in areas where Astellas has offices

Mandatory inclusion criteria for funding by the Foundation include:

  • The organization is a public 501(c)(3) charity based in the U.S. that has a current Section 501(c)(3) determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service.
  • The mission statement of the organization is aligned with the request.
  • The organization has a history of achievement and effective management.
  • The mission and primary activities of the organization further at least one of the Foundation's principal areas of interest.
  • The organization's activities concern at least one of the following:
    • Civic and community needs located in areas where Astellas has offices
    • Basic scientific research in an Astellas Therapeutic Area of Interest
    • Global initiatives designed to improve the quality of life and medical care of patients

The Foundation does not fund:

  • Organizations outside of the United States
  • Continuing medical education (CME) grants
  • Educational activities for healthcare professionals or patients that relate to an Astellas Therapeutic Area of Interest
  • Professional medical associations or societies
  • Academic medical centers
  • Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) organizations that are public charities by virtue of being described in Section 509(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) organizations that are private foundations
  • Individuals
  • Medical fellowships or residencies
  • Endowments
  • Political organizations established under Internal Revenue Code Section 527
  • Lobbying activities
  • Contributions to political candidates, political parties or political action committees (PACs)
  • Religious groups for religious purposes
  • Applied research in any area
  • Basic research in an Astellas Therapeutic Area of Interest
  • General operating expenses
  • Proposals that pose a potential conflict of interest with the commercial goals of Astellas, including activities that could influence the sale, distribution or development of an Astellas product

The Foundation will give strong preference to programs that are located in an area where Astellas has employees and/or facilities. Organizations that accept funding from the Foundation agree to share financial and program audit reports with the Foundation upon request.

Organizations that receive funding from the Foundation are not guaranteed any future funding in subsequent years.

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