Patients | Choices | Empowerment

The Amgen Foundation is supporting the Patients | Choices | Empowerment competition with Ashoka's Changemakers to answer the question of how we can elevate patients’ voices to improve health outcomes globally. Winners Announced! The three winners will each receive a prize of USD $10,000. You may continue to read and comment on all entries. As always, we welcome your feedback. Be sure to follow this community on Twitter and Facebook to receive regular updates and to give us your feedback.

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Following the Changemakers competition, selected entries may be invited to submit proposals to the Amgen Foundation for future funding consideration. The Amgen Foundation will consider awarding up to USD $1 million in grants to support promising innovations in patient empowerment submitted by qualifying nonprofit organizations. In particular, the Amgen Foundation seeks innovations that demonstrate potential to produce significant improvement in health and health care around the world and that reflect Amgen’s dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways. To be eligible for future Amgen Foundation funding, organizations must operate in the U.S. or Europe and meet the grant guidelines of the Foundation. For more information, please visit Early Entry Prize Early entries, received by August 25th, will be eligible to win one early entry prize of USD $1000. Being an Early Entry Prize winner does not preclude you from winning the competition in any way, or guarantee finalist status – all entries will be equally evaluated per the Changemakers criteria at the completion of the entry period.