Caterpillar Foundation matches disaster relief donations
Caterpillar is a member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP), which covers disasters worldwide. This program provides a funding base that allows the Red Cross to respond immediately to the needs of individuals and families impacted by disasters. The ADGP investment takes the place of Foundation donations to individual disasters worldwide.
Matching Gifts Information
Only individual employee, retiree and dealer employee contributions made via personal credit or debit card at www.caterpillar.redcrossillinois.org, are eligible for matching funds, up to a total of $200K per year. The Foundation match is applied to the general disaster fund.
- The Foundation is not able to match check or cash contributions.
- The Foundation cannot match pooled sums collected by employees at facilities and dealerships. Please note that asking other employees for contributions is a violation of the Caterpillar solicitation policy.
- The Foundation is not able to match corporate contributions from Caterpillar Dealerships.
The American Red Cross is only able to accept funds for disasters where an appeal for funding is currently in place.