Caterpillar Cares

Caterpillar Cares. It’s who we are, what we do and where we live and work. The Caterpillar Foundation is proud to harness the passions of our employees and retirees to make an impact and create a better tomorrow through our Caterpillar Cares portal which hosts the programs below.


The Caterpillar Foundation is proud to offer the year-round Matching Gifts Program to support U.S. employees, retirees and board of directors in their contributions to worthy causes. Eligible participants may request an annual combined total maximum match of $2,000 each calendar year to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofits and accredited public preK-12 schools and school districts in the U.S.

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For more than 60 years, Caterpillar has been proud to support our communities through the United Way. We share a common goal: To improve lives, invest in our community, and create a better tomorrow. The Caterpillar Foundation is proud to match employee and retiree contributions submitted during our annual United Way campaign dollar-for-dollar with no cap.

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Individual Caterpillar employee, retiree and dealer employee contributions made via personal credit or debit card are eligible for matching. This fund allows the Red Cross to respond immediately to the needs of individuals and families impacted by disasters around the world.

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We encourage our employees and retirees to support their local communities by volunteering and tracking their time. Search and sign up for Caterpillar sponsored volunteer events and initiatives in your local area.

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