Many companies sponsor matching gift programs to support charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from employees' spouses and retirees may also qualify for a matching gift.
Plus, if you volunteer with us, your company may have a volunteer match program.
Search here to find out if your employer has a matching gift or volunteer match program.
Frequently Asked Questions
Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs that match your gift up to a certain amount. It’s a quick, easy way to double your contribution!
Example: You work for Boeing and donate $100 to Great Circle. Boeing’s matching gift policy has a minimum gift requirement of $25 and matches up to $10,000. After you submit your matching gift form, Boeing will write a check to Great Circle for $100.
Some companies also match gifts from employees' spouses and retirees.
Search here to see if your company will match your gift, and find everything you need to apply.
You start the process by completing your employer’s matching gift form. Check with your employer to find out if you need to complete a paper form or if you can do it online.
Here are the steps you can take:
- Donate: Make your personal donation and save your tax receipt. Many matching programs allow you to request a corporate match up to one year after your donation.
- Search: Search here to see if your company offers a matching gift program and review the guidelines. No results? Contact your HR department directly to ask if they offer a matching gift program.
- Match: Once you’ve located your company through our Search function, you can either:
- Click on the intranet link provided. Log in and submit your request electronically, or
- Click on the intranet link provided to download your company's matching gift verification form. Print it, fill it out and send it to us.
It could be called something like a “volunteer grant program” or “Dollars for Doer’s.” It’s a program in which companies make donations to organizations where employees volunteer regularly. It’s a great way to turn your volunteering into added financial support!
Each company has specific guidelines for its volunteer match program. Search here to see if your company offers this benefit and how to submit your volunteer time. You can always contact your company's HR department for more information.
It's still possible that your employer will match your donation, even if you don't find your company on our list. Check with your company's HR department and ask if your donation can be matched.
Please contact your employer's HR department if you have questions about your company’s program policies. Your company intranet also may have information.