Autodesk employees responded to the Ebola crisis in Africa by donating to three preselected organizations working to eradicate the disease. Combined with corporate matching funds, their donations totaled nearly $70,000 in a single month.
In the wake of Nepal's devastating earthquake, 200 Autodesk employees worldwide volunteered with the Missing Maps project, a collaboration among disaster relief organizations to map vulnerable areas for risk reduction programs and post-disaster relief work. Autodesk also donated to foundation grantee Build Change to support long-term rebuilding in Nepal.
Autodesk employees in 30 offices around the world held fundraisers and made donations to various relief organizations that were matched with corporate funds. Autodesk also donated to Doctors Without Borders, an organization that brings critical medical care to people in areas threatened by catastrophe.
Autodesk employees led donation drives for clothing, toys and supplies to send to families diplaced by Hurricane Sandy. Donations were made to the American Red Cross, and also to long-time partner, Architecture for Humanity, a network of design professionals providing design, construction, and development services to people in need.
Autodesk provided support to the employees and families who were devastated by the tsunami that killed over 16,000 people and damaged property in excess of $1billion. A donation from Autodesk, as well as employee matching funds, was provided to various relief charities. An in-kind donation of software was given to help in cleaning and rebuilding the affected area of Japan.