What are Corporate Matching Gifts?
Matching gift programs allow companies to extend their corporate philanthropy by supporting employee charitable giving. When an employee makes a donation to a nonprofit, companies match it by contributing the same amount.
Why Is It Important?
Who’s Doing It?
With increasing participation, over 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer matching programs. General Electric, CarMax, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft are just a few big names leading the way.
How Can You Participate?
Make your donation and ask your employer if they offer matching gifts. If so, submit a matching gift request!