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. Our strategic philanthropic giving helps us deliver on our Mission. In FY20, our contributions included:
Read a summary of our 2020 corporate citizenship progress
Putting Purpose into Action — Adding Value to Society
Helping our partners strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and support underserved communities.
Medtronic Foundation 2:1 match is in addition to recent $10M commitment to global relief efforts
Giving Includes Medtronic Foundation Cash Donations to Partners and Product Donations from the Company Including Respirator Masks, Nitrile Gloves, Ventilators and Pulse Oximeters
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.
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.