Top 50 Corporate Giver

Starbucks Inc. (SBUX)


Lauren Moore

Foundation program:

The Starbucks Foundation
2 % of giving is through foundation

Signature program:

Make Your Mark
Make Your Mark encourages partners (employees) to volunteer in their neighborhoods and rewards their efforts by providing cash contributions from Starbucks to the nonprofit organizaitons where they volunteer.

2004 cash donations $ 8,100,000
As pct. of revenue 0.2 %
As pct. of earnings 1.3 %
Change since 2003 35 %
Change since 2002 -2.4 %

2004 in-kind donations $ 6,500,000
As pct. of revenue 0.1 %
As pct. of earnings 1 %
Change since 2003 20.4 %
Change since 2002 132.1 %

Projected increase/decrease increase

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

   Other / specifics:   Environment

 Major Objectives

To give back to the communities where our partners (employees) and customers live and work. The majority of our giving was directed in four ways:
- To local nonprofit organizations that our partners (employees) personally support with their time and money
- To youth education programs that benefit diverse and underserved communities
- To environmental initiatives that help preserve biodiversity and build awareness in our communities
- To projects that support coffee-and tea-growing communities