7 Outstanding Corporate Matching Gift Programs

Nov 3, 2016 11:30 AM ET

By Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation

Each year, companies and businesses support nonprofits by distributing hundreds of millions of dollars in matching gift donations.

For those who may need a refresher, matching gift programs are corporate philanthropy initiatives that reward employees’ charitable donations. After an employee makes a donation to an eligible nonprofit, they fill out a matching gift submission request and submit it to their company’s HR department. 

If the donation and nonprofit meet the company’s guidelines, the company cuts a check to the nonprofit for the same amount as the employee’s donation (and sometimes even two, three, or four times that amount!).

Matching gift programs are a great way for companies to engage employees as well as branch out into philanthropic initiatives.

This article will cover seven awesome corporate matching gift programs that really work!

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