Creating opportunities for incredible futures.

By investing in scholarships, grants, and career development programs, we help talented and motivated people get on the path to success.

Supporting creators of all ages and backgrounds

Adobe Creative Residency

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

The $1M Creative Residency Community Fund has been established to help visual creators stay on track and achieve their dreams. Learn how to apply for a grant for your own project or a paid Adobe project commission.


Pro Bono initiative

The Design Circle Scholarship Initiative

This program brings together design leaders to help make the industry more diverse for the next generation. Adobe awards ten $25,000 annual college scholarships — up to $100,000 over four years — for students going into product, web, UX, or interaction design majors.


Employee Community Fund (ECF)

Adobe Women-in-Technology Scholarships

We award scholarships to outstanding female computer science undergraduate and masters students around the world. Scholarships include a $10,000 award and mentorship from the Adobe Research team.

Employee Community Fund (ECF)

Adobe Digital Academy

This program gives bright, motivated people from nontraditional backgrounds a pathway into tech careers.

Pro Bono initiative

Sundance Ignite Fellowships

We partner with the Sundance Institute to help identify and support 18- to 25-year-old emerging documentary and narrative filmmakers. By sponsoring Sundance Ignite Fellowships, we give these artists the chance to develop their craft and careers.

Women at Sundance

Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellowship

Adobe is the first brand to create a Sundance Institute fellowship for women. Our goal is to discover and spotlight women artists who are creating great work in film and other disciplines.


Employee Community Fund (ECF)

Adobe Creative Residency

We invite talented individuals to spend a year working on a personal creative project while sharing their process, insights, and experiences with the creative community. And in 2020, we launched a Community Fund to help creators keep their careers on track.

Employee Community Fund (ECF)

GEM Fellowships

We support the National GEM Consortium’s mission to help students from underrepresented groups pursue graduate degrees in STEM fields. Each year we grant 10 fellowships to cover part of the students’ tuition and fees, and we also offer a summer internship.