We appreciate your interest in partnering with American Express. To ensure your request is submitted to the correct portal, please reference the guidelines and application instructions below. Our review process takes up to 4 weeks depending on the volume of proposals received. Once you have submitted your request, you will receive a confirmation email that your proposal has been received. You will receive an email notification once your proposal has been reviewed.
To Apply: Click on the link to the right to access the portal and begin a sponsorship application.
Before applying, please note the six categories that reflect our funding priorities: Sports, Music, Theatre, Fashion, Film, and Media. Please see below for additional instructions regarding your proposal.
Philanthropic Events: Proposals for philanthropic initiatives will not be reviewed within the Global Media & Sponsorship portal. If you would like to submit a request for a philanthropic initiative, please access the CSR portal at www.americanexpress.com/philanthropy > How to Apply.
Please do not submit sponsorship proposals for:
- Charitable donations or events with a Philanthropic/Charitable element (see above)
- Individual or group needs, including school sponsorships, or other forms of financial aid
- Travel for individuals or groups (including sporting teams)
- Religious organizations
- Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
American Express Merchants: If you are currently an American Express merchant or are interested in becoming one, please visit our Merchant Services website at www.americanexpress.com/merchant or call 1-800-528-5200 for more information. If you have a dedicated client manager, please reach out to them to facilitate your request.