Top 50 Corporate Giver

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

microsoft.com

Contact:

Akhtar Badshah

Foundation program:

[none listed]

Signature program:

Microsoft Unlimited Potential
The purpose of Microsoft Unlimited Potential is to support community technology centers and their ability to broaden the IT skills of underserved communities. Through partnerships with others we seek to provide IT skills to a quarter of a billion people by 2010.


 Donations
2004 cash donations $ 47,700,000
As pct. of revenue 0.1 %
As pct. of earnings 0.3 %
Change since 2003 19.2 %
Change since 2002 19.4 %

2004 in-kind donations $ 362,000,000
As pct. of revenue 0.9 %
As pct. of earnings 2.2 %
Change since 2003 61.6 %
Change since 2002 74.8 %

Projected increase/decrease increase

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

   Other / specifics:   Community technology centers


 Major Objectives

1) As a major corporation Microsoft has a responsibility to support organizations and issues that impact our community.
2) Microsoft has a responsibility to our employees to offer programs and opportunities that support nonprofit organizations.
3) Microsoft partners with others to create innovative technology solutions to meet the needs of the nonprofit community or to address social issues.