We engage in a range of philanthropic activities to extend essential healthcare access to the people who need it most. Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation collaborate with local and global partners to accelerate our effort and focus strategic investments on underserved communities.
Partnership is the key to unlocking the value of our philanthropic investments. We work with local stakeholders to meet their health challenges by providing charitable contributions (financial and product donations), community volunteering, and charitable third-party medical education.
To date our philanthropic contributions total more than $1 billion, including our support of the Medtronic Foundation. In FY19, our philanthropic contributions included:
Read a summary of our 2019 corporate citizenship progress
The Power of Purpose — Adding Value to Society
Learn about a product donation program in which more than 3000 patients have received pacemakers and more than 550 physicians have been trained using donated devices.
We work closely with global product donation partners to distribute our products around the world to nonprofit organisations and in-country clinics to support disaster relief efforts and specific programs for underserved populations.
Discover why Medtronic employees volunteer, what it means to them personally and how their efforts bring Medtronic citizenship to life.
In 2019, Medtronic employee volunteers traveled to Mexico, Texas, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico to help communities impacted by natural disasters.
Two years after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico, a team of Medtronic volunteers traveled to a small community to help with ongoing rebuilding efforts.
Support for community health workers brings access, hope to underserved patients
Medtronic partners with African American community leaders to reduce economic disparities.
Medtronic employees — thousands of miles apart — team up to make a difference in the Dominican Republic.
The Veterans Employee Resource Group in Minnesota takes on a clean-up effort at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Medtronic employees put a pause on their day jobs and pitch in throughout hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico