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About Us

The Medtronic Foundation partners to improve health for underserved populations, as well as supports communities where Medtronic employees live and give. We strive to address different needs in different parts of the world by improving health outcomes for underserved populations, especially cardiovascular disease and diabetes; supporting health workers and strengthening health systems to scale and sustain health improvements; empowering Medtronic employees to positively impact local communities by leveraging their skills, time and resources.

what we do

The Medtronic Foundation focuses on improving health outcomes for underserved populations worldwide, as well as supporting communities where Medtronic employees live and give.

how we do it

We work at three strategic levels as strong partners with organizations striving to improve health outcomes, as volunteers serving as integral members of the community, and as a global citizen engaged on issues affecting underserved populations.


With roots in the world’s largest medical technology company, the Medtronic Foundation has an opportunity and a responsibility to be a leader on global issues impacting health.

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Building Long-term Disaster Recovery & Resilience

The Medtronic Foundation partners with organizations that support communities to rebuild and thrive even after our volunteers return home.
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After Maria Sanchez was diagnosed with diabetes in 1999, she has faced challenges managing her chronic disease. Her community clinic made all the difference.
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Empowering employee volunteers

Medtronic Foundation resources amplify the impact of volunteers, improving health outcomes and local communities.
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Investing in Community Health Workers

In rural Brazil, community health workers like Creude Mendes de Souza play a vital role in connecting individuals to the medical and social services they need to thrive.
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Addressing Rheumatic Heart Disease

A partnership supported by the Medtronic Foundation is taking a holistic approach to treating and eventually ending RHD.