The work we do and the products we create help people live healthier, safer, and more fulfilling lives. We remain focused on our mission by helping in the success of our shared futures with educational outreach, community involvement, research efforts, sponsorships, and grants. By understanding and connecting with the lives of those we touch, we remain True to Life.
Independent Medical Education
We are proud of our Olympus Grants Program and the positive impact it has on medical communities across the Americas. To qualify for grant consideration, independent medical education programs and events must relate to disease states, conditions, or treatments that involve the use of Olympus products. Please visit one of the links below to learn more about the process and guidelines for submitting grant applications.
Learn more about Olympus Grant support for Independent Medical Education Programs taking place in North America.
Learn more about Olympus Grant support for Independent Medical Education Programs taking place in the Latin America Region.
Requests Outside of the Americas
Olympus makes Grants around the world. To learn about Grants beyond the Americas region, please visit the Olympus Global Grants site.
The Olympus Grants Committee considers applications for the following types of permanent product donations:
Olympus product donations for mission trips or philanthropic patient care are coordinated exclusively through Olympus’ preferred partner, Americares.
The Olympus Grants Committee reviews requests for permanent product donations for use in training and educational facilities as well as for purposes controlled and operated exclusively by Medical Societies in the Americas.
The Olympus Grants Committee has paused requests for permanent product donations. Please check back in November 2023 for potential updates.
For more details about Product Donations for Medical Outreach or Medical Societies, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Olympus, we are true to our communities, true to our employees, and true to our world. Our philanthropic endeavors at Olympus enable us to demonstrate meaningful support for charitable and civic activities in the communities where our employees live and work and positively impact our core business areas. We remain true to our mission of making a meaningful impact in the communities we serve with our community partnership programs. Through ongoing engagement with our employees and valued stakeholders, Olympus develops targeted initiatives designed to maximize our positive impact in support of our current corporate focus areas.
At Olympus Corporation of the Americas, we do not accept for consideration:
- Unsolicited proposals or sponsorship requests of any kind for charitable support/contributions.
- Requests from individual healthcare professionals, microscopists, or healthcare facilities for contributions to fundraising activities such as golf outings, galas, or capital campaigns.
Research / IIT Requests
At Olympus Corporation of the Americas, we are committed to advancing medical and scientific knowledge about Olympus products and contributing to the improvement of patient care by supporting investigator-initiated original research and trials (IIT).
Olympus Professional Education
Olympus Professional Education is a comprehensive platform of education and training experiences led by healthcare experts from around the world. Learning and training opportunities include hands-on courses, online learning, lectures and workshops, peer-to-peer training, accredited continuing education, and custom on-demand learning as well as a vast library of educational resources.
At Olympus Corporation of the Americas, we consider opportunities for meaningful ways to promote our products and our brand, including through trade shows, conventions, conferences, and other promotional events. Examples include exhibitor booths, tabletop displays, award category sponsorships, printed (or electronic) advertisements, or attendance opportunities for Olympus personnel. These opportunities are addressed individually by each of our business units in a manner specifically designed to be separate and distinct from the Olympus Grants process.
To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please email email@example.com.