Top 50 Corporate Giver

Medtronic Inc. (MDT)


David Etzwiler

Foundation program:

The Medtronic Foundation
41 % of giving is through foundation

Signature program:

1. Patient Link 2. HeartRescue
1. Patient Link partners with patient associations to educate, support, and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. 2. HeartRescue helps save lives from sudden cardiac arrest by supporting early defibrillation programs in local communities around the world.

2004 cash donations $ 36,100,000
As pct. of revenue 0.4 %
As pct. of earnings 1.4 %
Change since 2003 16.5 %
Change since 2002 33.7 %

2004 in-kind donations $ 12,400,000
As pct. of revenue 0.1 %
As pct. of earnings 0.5 %
Change since 2003 34.8 %
Change since 2002 106.7 %

Projected increase/decrease increase

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

 Major Objectives

I. Improving the Health of People with Chronic Conditions.
II. Educating Future Generations of Scientific Innovators.
III.Enhancing the Vitality of Communities where our Employees Live and Work.