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Applied Materials demonstrates its global citizenship in part by strategically investing financial and human resources in the communities where we live and to the world around us. Committed to diversity and inclusion, Applied and its Foundation support organizations that offer services without discrimination toward any group or individual.

Employee Involvement

Employees are passionate about a number of critical social issues. Applied Materials’ community involvement programs support them in making a difference around the world. The Applied Materials Foundation matches charitable donations made by employees to eligible non-governmental organizations and schools.

Employees volunteer – as individuals or teams – for a variety of causes of interest to them including Applied’s annual North America Food Drive, regional tree plantings, and youth service programs.


Funding Guidelines

Applied Materials and its Foundation make community investments in Education, Arts and Culture, Civic Engagement and the Environment in regions where Applied does business.

Download our Funding Guidelines to learn more.


Applied Materials and its Foundation review grant requests semi- annually, with the deadlines of January 15 and June 15.

Applications should be submitted through our online tool, using the “Apply for a Grant” button above.

Applicants will receive a response from Applied Materials between March 15-31 or August 15-31 depending on when the request is received.

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Social Responsibility in India

Applied Materials India maintains a commitment to being socially responsible and creating a positive impact in the communities where we operate. This is reflected in our business practices and diverse programs, including creating a thriving culture for our employees and engaging in community projects.

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