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The Baxter International Foundation

See how our philanthropic arm is making a positive, lasting impact by increasing access to healthcare for the disadvantaged and underserved in the United States and globally.

Mission & Priorities

The Baxter International Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Baxter International Inc. The Foundation’s fundamental purpose is to make a positive and lasting impact on healthcare and the health of communities globally.

Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare

Throughout the world, limited government funding for healthcare, growing numbers of uninsured or underinsured individuals, and natural and man-made disasters converge to increase the need for healthcare services.  At the same time, many nonprofit health organizations face budget and staff limitations, struggling to meet daily needs.  

The mission of the Baxter International Foundation is to increase access to healthcare for the disadvantaged and underserved in the United States and around the world. Commitment to that mission is demonstrated in the grant-making, employee, and prize programs that are part of the Foundation’s offerings. In each of these efforts, the Foundation’s fundamental purpose is to make a positive and lasting impact on healthcare and the health of communities in and near where Baxter employees live and work.

Total Impact

6,647 charities supported

Financials

The Baxter International Foundation’s Recent Giving:
Program 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Grants $2,688,000 $2,107,000 $1,663,000 $1,485,000 $1,395,000
Employee Programs $1,131,000 $1,081,000 $910,000 $1,036,000 $1,217,000
Prize Programs $194,000 $404,000 $299,000 $319,000 $304,000
Expenses $200,000 $412,000 $182,000 $101,000 $404,000
Total $4,213,000 $4,004,000 $3,054,000 $2,941,000 $3,320,000

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