Corporate Philanthropy in Minnesota

Charities Review Council’s Executive Director, Kris Kewitsch, spoke with the Star Tribune for their Curious Minnesota section to help answer: “Minnesota was once a leader in corporate philanthropy. Is that still true?”

  • There are around 100 companies, part of the Minnesota Keystone Program, that give 5%+ of their pre-tax earnings to charity.
  • In 2022, U.S. corporations donated 0.9% of pre-tax profits, according to the annual Giving USA report published by the Giving USA Foundation.

Read the article here to learn more about the legacy and current state of corporate giving in Minnesota, within the context of national and individual giving trends.

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