Together We Are Stronger.

The Caterpillar Foundation's mission is to alleviate poverty
and place people on the path to prosperity.

Together. Stronger.

We cannot alleviate poverty alone

Since 1952, the Caterpillar Foundation has facilitated the collaboration between our partners, our employees, and our customers – to create sustainable progress for all.


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Grant Partners

Our partners are doing life-changing work throughout the world,
and we’re bringing them together to make their work even stronger.

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Get Involved

There are many ways Caterpillar employees and retirees can make an impact together with the Caterpillar Foundation:

  • Pledge to be a Global Citizen
  • Disaster Matching
  • Matching Gifts
  • United Way Fund
  • Volunteer tracking
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August 6, 2015

Helping Girls Worldwide Get the Education They Deserve

Vice President Kathryn Karol recently participated in the United Nations Foundation's 2015 Girl Up Summit in Washington, D.C. The Girl Up campaign, supported by the Caterpillar Foundation, delivers comprehensive programs that give adolescent girls in developing countries an equal chance for education, health, social and economic opportunities. Led by a community of nearly half a million passionate advocates raising awareness and funds, efforts help the hardest-to-reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl.

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