Enriching lives in the communities where we serve

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Enriching lives in the communities where we serve.

ABOUT ASTELLAS USA FOUNDATION

We are a nonprofit corporate foundation that awards grants to support charitable organizations for scientific, literary and educational purposes. This includes a focus on supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all, to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Since our inception in 2005, we have contributed more than $20 Million to charities to help sustain and enrich the communities where we live and work.

We operate under a well-organized governance structure and follow a specific process for the review of grant application requests to help us deliver programs that will have a lasting impact.


OUR FOCUS

We aim to make a difference in specific areas to maximize our contribution to society. Currently, our areas of focus are Health and Well-Being; STEM Education; and Disaster Response.

To apply for a grant from us, please visit the Grant Application page.

QUESTIONS? Check out our FAQs or visit the Contact Us page to reach out to us.

FUNDING IN 2016

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OUR FOCUS

We aim to make a difference in specific areas to maximize our contribution to society. Currently, our areas of focus are Health and Well-Being; STEM Education; and Disaster Response.

OUR GOVERNANCE

To make the most effective contribution to society, we have implemented a structure and process to enhance clarity of purpose, efficiency and effectiveness. We are governed by a board of directors who are supported in day-to-day operations by corporate officers, an advisory council and legal representation.

The Astellas USA Foundation review team meets at least quarterly to consider and award grants. This year, we are reviewing grants that support the health and well-being of society, STEM education and disaster response.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Fumiaki Sakurai Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Astellas Pharma Inc.

Jim Robinson President

Astellas Americas Operations

Shotelle Dodson Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, Americas

Astellas Pharma Global Development

OFFICERS

Moyra Knight President

Astellas USA Foundation

Robin Andrews Corporate Secretary

Astellas USA Foundation

Amy Skarr Treasurer

Astellas USA Foundation