Grants and Charitable Donations

Novartis provides funding to external organisations in the interest of driving its mission to improve healthcare, advance scientific/medical knowledge or support the communities where Novartis associates live and work. In line with this commitment, Novartis adheres to all guidelines relating to ethical business conduct, including its support of projects that promote patient care, delivering education to the medical and scientific community and providing charitable donations.

General Information

As part of our funding philosophy, we consider the following:

Grants to UK-based organisations to support medical/scientific, education, policy initiatives, and patient advocacy related activities in our areas of interest.

Charitable Donations for altruistic purposes to enhance healthcare in general, or to support communities where we live and work. Charitable donations will not be provided to for-profit organisations.

Application Process


Prior to proceeding to request funding from Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited, please review the External Funding Guidance Document (PDF, 96 KB).


For Grant requests, please complete the online application here.

(To reflect that the UK Charity Commission only governs England and Wales, we ask that during your Grant Request registration, if you are based in either England or Wales please select your region as 'England & Wales'. If you are based in either Northern Ireland or Scotland, please select 'Other').

For Donation requests, please download the Donation Request Form and send the completed form to: [email protected].

Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Novartis: [email protected].