FAQ for Grants in Canada

An internal review committee awards grants based on how closely the proposed project matches Gilead’s outlined grants criteria, our mission and therapeutic focus areas.

There are no minimum or maximum funding amounts. Applicants should request the level of funding that is required based on programmatic needs.


No. Gilead does not provide retroactive funding. Requests for support must be submitted to Gilead at least 8 weeks prior to the start of the activity.

Yes. However, multiple grant requests for the same project will not be considered within a given year.

Requests for funding to support a project taking place on multiple dates or in multiple locations should be submitted as a single, comprehensive application.

Please submit an application under the therapeutic area with the most relevant content. However, it is important to describe objectives for each therapeutic area covered.

No. In order for a grant application to be considered, you must submit a detailed project budget, including a breakdown of the use of funds requested from Gilead.

The online form allows a project budget and event agenda to be uploaded. To include additional files, please email them to [email protected] after submitting the online application form (be sure to indicate your organization name and tax ID number, project title and Gilead Grant ID number).

No. If grant funding is approved, organizations may submit their own standard LOA template, complete with the details of the funded activity (amount funded, date of project, program location, etc.) and Gilead Grant ID number, to [email protected]. Typical processing time is two weeks.

Formal notifications of all funding decisions are sent in writing by email directly to the contact listed on the Gilead grant account profile.

Gilead representatives are available to provide technical assistance with this grants portal but cannot comment on specific grant requests.