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Autodesk Foundation FY22 Impact Report

Facilitating financial capital, technology, and talent resources to de-risk impact innovations.

FY22 Impact

In fiscal year 2022, the Autodesk Foundation’s portfolio of nonprofits and startups received an aggregate of approximately $9.7 million in funding and achieved the following:

  • Amapire’s electric aircraft in flight

    1.4 million+

    metric tons of CO2e of GHG emissions reduced.

    Image courtesy of Ampaire

  • Children crossing a Bridges to Prosperity trail bridge in Rwanda

    29 million+

    individuals reached with resilient solutions in housing and infrastructure, energy access, agricultural productivity, and workforce development (cumulative since fiscal year 2020).

    Image courtesy of Bridges to Prosperity

  • Group photo of employees at The Industrial Commons


    people placed in new or improved jobs, including 13,400 (90%) with an annual income increase of $5,000 or more.

    Image courtesy of The Industrial Commons

Arial rendering of Okra Solar’s mesh grid energy system, sharing electricity between homes

De-risking innovation

The Autodesk Foundation supports innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. Through our deployment of catalytic capital, we de-risk innovations that are transforming industries to be more sustainable, equitable, and resilient. The Autodesk Foundation combines financial capital with in-kind resources to catalyze and scale the next generation of innovations, ranging from direct air capture to rapid shelter solutions.

Image courtesy of Okra Solar

Impact in action

  • Man at a conference talking in front of Vartega’s recycled carbon fiber


    Circularity in manufacturing

    Vartega is embracing circularity in manufacturing with carbon fiber recycling.

    Image courtesy of Vartega

  • Arial view of neighborhood in Bogotá, Colombia

    Build Change

    Retrofitting in Colombia

    Build Change retrofits homes in Bogotá, Colombia, using an innovative cloud-based tool.

    Image courtesy of Build Change

  • Pallet village showing temporary shelters


    Rapid response housing

    Pallet manufactures rapid-response shelter villages to provide dignified, transitional housing in a community setting.

    Image courtesy of Pallet

Other ways we help

Woman holds electronic equipment at a Gradient manufacturing site

Technology Impact Program

In fiscal year 2022, Autodesk donated $41.3 million+ in software licenses to more than 2,600 organizations worldwide through it's Technology Impact Program.

Man and woman in construction hats

Employee volunteering and pro bono consulting

During fiscal year 2022, employees contributed 23,100 volunteer hours, including 5,400 pro bono consulting volunteer hours.

Past reports

FY21 Autodesk Impact Report

FY22 Autodesk Impact Report

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