"We believe that our success should also contribute to the quality of life, prosperity and sustainability of communities where we live and work."Learn More
Since 1952, the Caterpillar Foundation has been dedicated to transforming lives in the communities where we live and work around the world. We champion programs that support education, environment, and basic human needs.
Our mission is to turn the spiral of poverty into a path to prosperity by investing in those proven to yield the best results – women and girls.
Our strategic areas of focus are:
One cannot alleviate poverty alone. It takes all of us, working together. We strive to facilitate this collaboration — between our partners, our employees, and our customers to create sustainable progress for all.
Watch our recent video, as featured on CNN, which is inspiring new partnerships and action to benefit girls in developing countries around the world.
Join us in supporting the United Nations' Girl Up movement, and the International Day of the Girl which is "raising worldwide enthusiasm to help better girls' lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential."
Research consistently shows that educating and empowering girls can break the inter-generational cycle of poverty. See why the Caterpillar Foundation is investing in 10X10, a fund that's bringing awareness to the challenges and values of educating girls
Our Values in Action state, “As individuals and as a company, we contribute significant time and resources to promoting the health, welfare and economic stability of our communities around the world. We encourage all employees to participate in community activities that promote the common good. We believe that our success should also contribute to the quality of life in, and the prosperity and sustainability of, communities where we work and live.” (Commitment)Submit Request