Caterpillar Foundation


Multiyear Partnership With the Caterpillar Foundation Will Support Expanded Veteran Workforce Development Initiative

The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, announced a $2.25 million grant from the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc....


AED Foundation Embarks on Mission to Recognize 50 High School Programs by 2024

While the COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the nation's activities and events on hold, The AED Foundation (AEDF) perseveres as it continues to meet its Vision 2024 goals. Through the pandemic, AEDF has adapted to continue to fit the needs of students and schools across the country to help students graduate from AEDF's recognized high school programs....


Caterpillar Employee, Retiree Generosity Pushes Cat Foundation Commitment to $10M for Global COVID-19 Response Efforts

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global communities. Part of the funding included a 2:1 match for a limited time for United States employee and retiree donations made to eligible nonprofits....


Caterpillar Foundation Announces Commitment to Help Fight Racism and Social Injustice

The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., announced a commitment to help fight racism and social injustice. To honor the lives lost and keep with its mission, the Caterpillar Foundation is donating $1 million split between the following two organizations ($500,000 each): The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment, challenging racial and economic injustice, and protecting fundamental human rights for the most vulnerable in our society....


Moving Forward with A Solid Plan of Action in Mind: Vision 2024

The AED Foundation (AEDF) has developed a plan to stimulate growth in the industry and address the technician shortage, titled Vision 2024. Goals of this plan include: 100 Accredited College Programs 50 Recognized High School Programs 10,000 Skilled Technicians Entering the Workforce 500 Certified Managers 10,000 Tests Administered 5,000 Certified Technicians Vision 2024 is a call to action for high school students and established industry technicians alike to develop skills through AEDF recognized programs and certifications....


Make an Industry Impact on Giving Tuesday

For many, Black Friday marks the kickoff to the holiday season, followed closely by Cyber Monday. But in recent years, another day has gained ground in capturing the spirit of the season: Giving Tuesday....


Caterpillar Foundation Grant Feeds Local Community

A substantial donation from the Caterpillar Foundation is helping to feed Illinois residents. The Peoria Area Food Bank recently announced a grant from the Foundation totaling $169,034 for needy families in Peoria and Tazewell counties, Central Illinois Proud reported....


Caterpillar Foundation Investment to Help Fight Hunger for More Than 500,000 People in 38 Counties

Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief organization, announced Oct. 3, a $1.3 million gift from the Caterpillar Foundation to help more than 500,000 people who struggle with hunger in 38 counties across the country....


The Power of Giving Back: Caterpillar Foundation Aids Many

The Caterpillar Foundation – well known for supporting and empowering women and girls in developing countries – was founded in 1952 and transforms lives by awarding global development grants to alleviate poverty....






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