"Supporting the communities where we live and operate is part of our everyday work. Adobe employees worldwide have a long tradition of giving volunteer support to the grantees of the Adobe Foundation. When caring individuals join together to get involved, we believe the possibilities for positive change are limitless."
— Donna Morris, senior vice president, Human Resources, Adobe Systems Incorporated; board of directors, Adobe Foundation
The Adobe Foundation provides support for the critical services that young people need to learn and be engaged members in their community. We support organizations that provide direct services to children and young adults, from birth through 18 years of age, by addressing their basic human needs and safety.
Funding goals and context
Youth Services Grants are made to direct service organizations with programs that address the following basic human needs for children and their families:
Adobe does not focus Youth Services Grants on programs in the following areas: health care, outdoor education, vocational training, regranting initiatives, and computer labs. To apply for a grant, an organization must have the capacity to engage volunteers and must be a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity organization or equivalent non-U.S. organization.
Grant applications are accepted by invitation only in the following communities where Adobe operates: