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Corporate Grantmakers - Top 25

Ranked by total grants paid | List information taken from the 2013 Business Information Guide
Source: Minnesota Council on Foundations, company representatives, and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Note: All financial information is for each grantmaker's fiscal year that ended between June 1, 2011 and May 31, 2012. The grants paid figures do not include in-kind or other non-cash contributions such as products, services, or volunteer time.
Grantmaker
Address
Phone • Website
Grants paid in MN in most recent fiscal year
Total grants paid in most recent fiscal year
Foundation assets
Fiscal year end
Previous year's rank
1
Target Foundation & Corporation
1000 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-304-6073 • target.com/grants
$27,203,880
$146,119,380
$20,903,916
01/29/12
1
2
General Mills Foundation & Corporation
P.O. Box 1113
Minneapolis, MN 55440
763-764-2211 • generalmills.com/foundation
$22,372,052
$102,724,397
$98,486,863
05/31/12
2
3
Cargill Foundation & Cargill Incorporated
P.O. Box 5650
Minneapolis, MN 55440
952-742-4311 • cargill.com/corporate-responsibility
$11,065,1651
$62,978,940
$120,228,000
12/31/112
3
4
United Health Foundation & UnitedHealth Group3
9900 Bren Road E
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-936-7349 • unitedhealthfoundation.org
$7,018,770
$58,368,895
$67,803,340
12/31/11
4
5
Medtronic Foundation & Corporation
710 Medtronic Pkwy., LC110
Fridley, MN 55432
800-328-2518 • medtronic.com/foundation
$9,846,0004
$55,201,000
$22,284,000
04/30/12
5
6
U.S. Bancorp Foundation & Corporation
800 Nicollet Mall, BC-MN-H21B
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-303-4000 • usbank.com/communityrelations
$4,034,054
$45,834,000
$30,836,123
12/31/11
7
7
3M Foundation & Corporation
3M Center, Building 225-01-S-23
St. Paul, MN 55144
651-733-0144 • 3mgiving.com
$18,852,419
$26,786,569
$24,300,000
12/31/11
6
8
Best Buy Children's Foundation & Corporation
7601 Penn Ave. S
Richfield, MN 55423
612-291-6108 • bestbuy-communityrelations.com
$6,208,1515
$21,360,543
Not provided
02/28/12
8
9
Travelers Companies, Inc. and Travelers Foundation
385 Washington St., NB14
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-310-7263 • travelers.com/community
$5,476,659
$19,220,031
$642,481
12/31/11
9
10
The Mosaic Company
3033 Campus Dr.
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-577-8277 • mosaicco.com/community.htm
$1,883,008
$18,079,599
$4,325,653
05/31/12
14
11
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation & Corporation
625 4th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
800-236-3736 • thrivent.com/foundations
$5,450,056
$15,188,281
$85,526,000
12/31/11
10
12
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota & Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota6
90 S 7th St., MAC-N9305-192
Minneapolis, MN 55479
612-667-8847 • wellsfargo.com/donations
$10,760,000
$10,760,000
$400,000,000
12/31/11
11
13
St. Jude Medical Inc. and Foundation7
1 St. Jude Medical Dr.
St. Paul, MN 55117
651-756-2157 • sjmfoundation.com
$976,290
$9,941,193
Not provided
12/31/10
12
14
Xcel Energy Foundation & Corporate Citizenship
414 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-215-5304 • xcelenergy.com/foundation
$3,433,285
$9,739,362
$2,908,228
12/31/11
13
15
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
55 Ameriprise Financial Center
Minneapolis, MN 55474
612-671-3131 • ameriprise.com/communityrelations
$1,559,750
$6,485,382
Not provided
12/31/11
15
16
Land O'Lakes Foundation & Corporation
P.O. Box 64101
St. Paul, MN 55164-0101
800-328-9680 • foundation.landolakes.com
$956,208
$6,304,050
$9,500,389
12/31/11
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17
Ecolab Foundation & Corporation
370 Wabasha St. N
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-293-2233 • ecolab.com/companyprofile/communityinvolvement
$2,760,365
$4,850,628
Not provided
12/31/11
17
18
The Pentair Foundation
5500 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 800
Minneapolis, MN 55416
763-545-1730 • pentair.com/about-us/the-pentair-foundation.aspx
$1,524,825
$3,998,176
$2,656,851
12/31/11
16
19
CHS Foundation & Corporation
5500 Cenex Dr.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
800-355-5073 • chsfoundation.org
$888,835
$3,822,305
$28,677,313
12/31/11
--
20
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation7
50 S 6th St., Ste. 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-340-2600 • dorsey.com/about/foundation/
$3,205,878
$3,495,397
$364,370
12/31/10
18
21
Mayo Clinic
200 1st St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-2511 • mayo.edu
$2,160,000
$3,300,000
Not provided
12/31/11
19
22
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation & Corporation
1750 Yankee Doodle Road, N159
Eagan, MN 55122
651-662-3950 • bcbsmnfoundation.org
$2,744,843
$2,791,213
$65,755,717
12/31/11
20
23
Federated Insurance Foundation, Inc.7
121 E Park Sq.; P.O. Box 328
Owatonna, MN 55060
507-455-5200 • federatedinsurance.com
$2,740,600
$2,790,600
$25,654
12/31/10
21
24
Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation
3680 Victoria St. N
Shoreview, MN 55126-2966
651-483-7111 • deluxe.com/foundation
$1,075,000
$2,649,708
$23,567,802
12/31/11
22
25
Andersen Corporate Foundation & Andersen Corporation
342 5th Ave. N
Bayport, MN 55003
651-275-4450 • srinc.biz/foundations/andersen-corporate-foundation
$1,273,5008
$2,594,813
$41,200,000
11/30/11
23

1 Does not include business unit contributions
2 Most recent fiscal year end for The Cargill Foundation; Cargill, Inc.'s most recent fiscal year ended on May 31, 2012.
3 Has additional direct charitable distributions in the form of mission-related programs and projects that amount to $1.2 million.
4 Does not include corporate giving
5 Includes $1,134,000 in grants paid to Scholarship America, which administers scholarships to students nationwide and in Puerto Rico.
6 Figures listed do not include contributions from Wells Fargo Foundation and Wells Fargo & Company because those entities are based in San Francisco; they had total U.S. cash contributions of $213.5 million in 2011.
7 Figures are for 2010, the latest year for which data are available.
8 Does not include Andersen Corporation grants