NetApp is investing in local communities worldwide

Across the globe, we are finding ways to improve the lives of those in the communities where NetApp employees live and work, especially in the areas of education, food insecurity, and homelessness.

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NetApp community investments in education

Education inspires young minds, opens new doors, and paves the way to more promising futures. Add data into the mix and you have the recipe for a more optimized future for us all.

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NetApp Data Explorers

Empowering teens to discover and develop critical data skills.

The Tech Interactive

NetApp supports educational programs designed to spark interest in STEM and inspire the next generation of problem solvers. Tech for Global Good spotlights global innovators using technology to change lives.


With Team4Tech, NetApp helps close the digital learning gap. Teams of employees work on STEM training and capacity building in Africa and Asia.


NetApp and ChickTech partner to provide technology workshops that engage marginalized youth to provide access to technology careers.


NetApp partners with Braven to help promising college students gain skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs, which lead to meaningful careers and lives of impact.

Parikrama Humanity Foundation

Grants to Parikrama enable underserved children to reach their full potential. Parikrama provides free high quality education, health care, three meals a day and family support to ensure children can be successful in life. 

NetApp community investments to address food insecurity

It's not just hunger—the effects also reach an individual's mental and social health. Millions face food insecurity every day, so we invest in nutritious food programs that enable people to have a healthy life. 

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NetApp and Rise Against Hunger 

Since 2013, NetApp and Rise Against Hunger have been working together to help end world hunger by 2030, and employees have packed 1.8 million meals. 

Akshaya Patra

Long time partner of NetApp, Akshaya Patra provides free nutritious mid-day meals for students in Bangalore to support their education. Financial support from NetApp and the employees has been able to feed over 5,000 students in 41 schools.

Partnering with food banks worldwide

Employees around the world have partnered with their local food banks to help sort and distribute food to their local communities

American and International Red Cross

When disaster strikes, NetApp steps up to help provide food, temporary shelter and needed supplies. Grants have supported floods, fires, and other natural disasters.

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In the month of April alone, employees' personal donations matched by NetApp has provided half a million US dollars of help for those in extreme need.

Jennifer Caslin, Manager, Food Bank of Central North Carolina

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NetApp community investments to reduce homelessness

Homelessness is a complex, global challenge with multiple factors. We invest in programs that offer long term solutions to the housing crisis in the communities where we operate.  

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Habitat for Humanity

Believing everyone deserves a decent place to live, NetApp and it's employees have helped build new construction for homeless. The company has also invested in the creation of more affordable housing.

Rebuilding Together

Through corporate donations and employee sweat, Rebuilding Together helps neighbors stay in their homes. NetApp employees regularly volunteer to repair and rehab homes to help preserve existing affordable housing.

Sunnyvale Community Services

SCS's mission is to prevent homelessness and hunger in Santa Clara County, California. Seniors, low-income families and homeless individuals are provided financial support for rent, utility bills and security deposits as well as nutritious food and produce.

The Housing Trust

As an investor in The Housing Trust's TECH Fund, NetApp has helped finance 3,376 affordable homes.

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Learn more about NetApp's social impact

Explore our initiatives to find out how you can get involved with the NetApp Serves mission.

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