Top 50 Corporate Giver

Merck & Co. (MRK)

merck.com

Contact:

Christine Funk

Foundation program:

The Merck Company Foundation
0 % of giving is through foundation

Signature program:

See separate email sent to Maha Atal and Jessi Hempel
See separate email sent to Maha Atal and Jessi Hempel


 Donations
2004 cash donations $ 58,000,000
As pct. of revenue 0 %
As pct. of earnings 0 %
Change since 2003 7.4 %
Change since 2002 0 %

2004 in-kind donations $ 921,000,000
As pct. of revenue 0 %
As pct. of earnings 0 %
Change since 2003 16.7 %
Change since 2002 60.2 %

Projected increase/decrease no change

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

   Other / specifics:   Health and human services
Pharmaceutical policy
Global public health
Environment


 Major Objectives

1. Expanding access to medicines, vaccines and quality health care
2. Building capacity in the biomedical and health sciences
3. Promoting environments that encourage innovation, economic growth and development in a fair and ethical context
4. Supporting communities where Merck has a major presence