CVS Health Foundation

At the center of our corporate philanthropy program is the CVS Health Foundation, a private foundation created by CVS Health. Funds from the CVS Health Foundation provide support for our nonprofit partners, pharmacy schools and our own colleagues.

Programs & Partnerships

Health in Action, Our Commitment to community health

Grants are awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers and community health centers nationwide to increase access to care and improve health outcomes for people of all ages. Please note: Application for a CVS Health Foundation Grant is by invitation only.

Learn about the types of grants we award


CVS Health colleagues and teams can apply for a CVS Health Volunteer Challenge Grant ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support a nonprofit for which they volunteer or fundraise.

Learn more about Volunteer Challenge Grants

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Our five-year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the first nation’s tobacco-free generation in partnership with the nation’s leading anti-tobacco and youth organizations.

Learn more about Be The First

Apply for a grant to help your college go tobacco-free.

The CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society® and Truth Initiative® have partnered to award grants to U.S. colleges and universities to expand the number of campuses that are 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free.

Learn more about the Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative


College graduates

The CVS Health Scholarship Program offers children of full-time employees the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to a two- or four-year college or university.

Learn more and submit an application

Pharmacy is at the heart of our business. We’re proud to support the pharmacists of tomorrow by providing CVS Health Foundation Pharmacy Scholarships to pharmacy schools across the country.

Learn how your school can apply


The CVS Health Foundation Advance Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant Scholarship program provides funds schools can award to eligible nurse practitioner and physician assistant students.

Learn how your school can apply

Features, Stories and Updates

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2019 NAFC Community Health Grant Recipients
The CVS Health Foundation provides grants to NAFC recipients to increase access to quality care and support the management of chronic disease.
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CVS Health Launches 12th Annual CSR Report and Evolved Platform, "Better Health, Better Community, Better World"
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U.S. News & World Report: The Power of Community to Improve Health
Karen Lynch, President of the Aetna Business Unit, writes about the work our combined company is doing to support local organizations in finding solutions for better health outcomes.
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CVS Health Fights Rise In E-Cigarette Use Among Young Adults With More Than $1 Million In New Giving To Advance Tobacco-Free Policies On College Campuses
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CVS Health Announces Aetna Foundation's $1 Million Grant To Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition To Fight Opioid Epidemic
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CVS Health Offering No Cost Heart Health Screenings This Valentine's Day In Support of Women's Heart Health
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