The Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program (PVP) is designed to encourage volunteerism and to recognize the outstanding volunteer efforts of Pfizer employee and legacy Pfizer retirees. Through the program, Pfizer employees and legacy Pfizer retirees may apply for grants to charitable organizations in which they actively and regularly volunteer. Volunteers may request one $1,000 grant for one organization each year. The maximum amount an eligible organization may receive from the Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program in any given year is $5,000.
The participant must volunteer at least six hours per month for at least six months before requesting a grant. Eligible organizations must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c )(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a public school or public library. Organizations must be located in the United States or Puerto Rico.
How to Apply to the Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program
Examples of eligible organizations include public and private schools, education-related organizations, health-related organizations, hospitals, hospices, agencies for the elderly or children, museums and performing arts groups. To apply, please click here for an application form.
Eligible participants include regular full-time or regular part-time U.S. employees and legacy Pfizer retirees.
Please complete Section A of the PVP Form and forward it to your chosen organization. The non-profit will complete Section B and forward the form to the Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program, P.O. Box 2072, Princeton, NJ 08543-2072. Application review will take approximately ten business days, with payments made monthly.
If you are unable to print the form, please contact our processing center at Pfizer@easymatch.com or via phone (888) 782-3048 to obtain one. For grants to be made in the current calendar year, application must be received by the processing center no later than November 30th. Applications received after November 30 will be processed for the following year.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program
How long does it take to process my application?
Applications are processed daily and paid on a monthly basis.
How do I check the status of my application?
You may check with the processing center either by e-mail - email@example.com or by calling (888) 782-3048.
How much is the grant?
All grants are $1,000.
Who is eligible to apply for a PVP grant?
Eligible participants include full-time or part-time U.S.-based employees and legacy Pfizer retirees.
How are eligible participants determined?
Eligibility is determined based on program offered at the time of separation/retirement. If you participated in the PVP program as a Pfizer employee, you are eligible to participate as a retiree.
Can I apply for a grant for more than one organization?
No, only one grant application per organization.
Is my spouse eligible?
No, eligible participants include regular full-time or regular part-time U.S. employees and legacy Pfizer retirees. New employees are eligible six months from their first day of active employment with Pfizer.
Where do I get the form?
See the “how to apply” section above for instructions on completing the form. You may also call the processing center at 888-782-3048.
How can I find out if my organization is 501(c)(3) tax-exempt?
You can ask them
What are some examples of eligible organizations?
Examples of organizations that are eligible for to receive PVP grants: schools, health related organizations, such as American Heart Association, Alzheimer's Association, American Lung Association, etc., Libraries, Little Leagues, Tutoring programs outside of Pfizer, Literacy Programs, Shelters.
Is there a maximum an organization may receive from the Program?
Yes, an organization cannot receive more than $5,000 from the Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program in any one year.
Is there a deadline?
Yes, November 30 of each year.