Our Work

Our Partnerships Impact the World

The power of our partnerships and people on the ground are contributing to the sustainability of communities everywhere we live and work worldwide.

For over 60 years, the Caterpillar Foundation has partnered with outstanding organizations to create positive change throughout the world. We are proud to share the details of the important work taking place with our investments and the stories of lives that are transformed.

Our Partners

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program helps those affected by immediate disasters, no matter where they occur, and provides financial assistance for large-scale disasters with services such as emergency shelter and transitional housing.

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charity: water

Bringing well and filtration systems to Southeast Asia and Africa, charity : water brings clean and safe drinking water to more than 2.5 million people in Southeast Asia and Africa.

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Feeding America

Hunger strikes one in five U.S. children. Feeding America's network of over 200 food banks across the United States will serve 8 million meals to those in need.

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Global Poverty Project

The Global Poverty Project’s mission is to grow the number and effectiveness of Global Citizens to achieve public, business, and political commitment and action to end extreme poverty by 2030.

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International Youth Foundation

The International Youth Foundation prepares young people to be healthy, productive, and engaged citizens. IYF believes young people possess the power to shape the future. To learn, work, thrive, and lead, they need access to programs and resources that inspire and challenge them.

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Local Initiative Support Corporation

The Local Initiative Support Corporation mobilizes corporate, government, and philanthropic support to provide low-income communities with loans, grants, and equity investments to support the development of affordable housing, schools, health clinics, small businesses, and arts and cultural opportunities. LISC has offices in 30 cities.

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Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Nature Conservancy and the Caterpillar Foundation together formed the Great Rivers Partnership to address the health and economic power of the world's great rivers.

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One

ONE is a powerful advocacy movement of 3.5 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease around the world. Raising awareness and working with political leaders, ONE is achieving significant change in persuading governments to shape solutions that save and improve lives.

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Opportunity International

Opportunity International provides life-changing microloans to small business entrepreneurs, and the financial education necessary, to help people create jobs and sustainable income for their families.

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United Nations Foundation

A premier partner in social and global impact, the United Nations Foundation is making bold strides in helping the UN solve world problems. Their Girl Up and +SocialGood movements are working to alleviate poverty by educating girls and women worldwide.

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United Way

Committed to improving education, helping more people achieve financial stability, and promoting healthy lives, United Way mobilizes the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

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water.org

Water.org's WaterCredit initiative has been created at the intersection of water, sanitation and finance. Giving people around the world access to safe water, the dignity of basic sanitation, and the ability to finance these vital necessities is empowering lives.

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