Community solutions must be a collaborative effort with the people we seek to support, and ultimately be owned by them
We view philanthropy as a powerful source for driving social innovations that lead to more resilient, healthier communities. It provides an opportunity for us to pioneer new ideas, generate new solutions, develop the next generation of leaders, strengthen civic and social organizations and build partnerships to solve complex, global problems. We apply three principles that we believe are fundamental to thoughtful and effective philanthropy:
The Abbott Fund was established by Abbott in 1951 as a philanthropic foundation. We invest in innovative ideas that expand access to health care, strengthen communities where we live and operate, and promote science and medical education. In partnership with others, we strive to make a lasting impact on people’s lives and encourage others to take positive action.
Abbott Fund is not currently accepting unsolicited grant applications.