Top 50 Corporate Giver

American Express (AXP)


Cornelia Higginson

Foundation program:

American Express Foundation
65 % of giving is through foundation

Signature program:

World Monuments Watch, in conjunction with the World Monuments Fund
The World Monuments Watch is a partnership with a New-York based nonprofit called The World Monuments Fund. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the plight of the world's most endangered sites and monuments and to provide and raise funds to help save them.

2004 cash donations $ 32,000,000
As pct. of revenue 0.1 %
As pct. of earnings 0.6 %
Change since 2003 6.7 %
Change since 2002 3.2 %

2004 in-kind donations $ 0
As pct. of revenue 0 %
As pct. of earnings 0 %
Change since 2003 0 %
Change since 2002 0 %

Projected increase/decrease increase

 Favored Issues
  arts   education   community development   health care   international
  Arts   Edu   Comm   Health   Intl

   Other / specifics:   Community service
Cultural heritage
Economic independence

 Major Objectives

American Express's major objectives for corporate giving are to support the company's long-term business interests and to support its value of being a good citizen in the communities where we live and work.