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

Pro Bono initiative

The Adobe Stock Artist Development fund is reopening for 2022.

Empowering diverse creators: Photographers, videographers, illustrators, and vector artists who identify with and depict underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply for the Adobe Stock Artist Development Fund, a creative commission initiative showcasing fresh global talent. 40 artists will each receive $7,500 to support new work.

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 support the creative community and honor people whose work elevates the role of visual content in culture. This program gives individuals the opportunity to focus on a creative project for one year to explore their passion and process. 

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.

Adobe Creative Residency

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund

Last year, in response to extensive need in the creative community for monetary support and career guidance, we decided to establish the Creative Residency Community Fund. The Fund enables us to support a variety of creators by hiring them for Adobe-commissioned projects.