What are matching gift programs?

As part of a corporate philanthropy programs, companies of all sizes will match donations that their employees make to charitable organizations. When an employee makes a donation, they request a match from their employer, who then makes a donation to the same organization

Companies usually match donations at a 1:1 ratio, but some will match at a 1:2, 1:3, or even a 1:4 ratio.

Why are matching gifts important?

Corporate matched donations are important because they are free money for your nonprofit! It gives you more bang for your fundraising buck, so to speak. ANCOP USA will receive two donations for the work of soliciting one

What are matching gift programs?

As part of a corporate philanthropy programs, companies of all sizes will match donations that their employees make to charitable organizations. When an employee makes a donation, they request a match from their employer, who then makes a donation to the same organization

Companies usually match donations at a 1:1 ratio, but some will match at a 1:2, 1:3, or even a 1:4 ratio.

Does my company match gifts?

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. ... If your company is eligible, request amatching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with yourgift. UNH Foundation will do the rest.

What does matching a donation mean?

matching gift is a donation made to a non-profit which is tied to a separate contribution by another donor. Since the prospect of a matching gift encouragesdonations, many companies offer matching gift programs to motivate employee contributions to non-profits. 

Are matching gifts tax deductible?

Are matching gifts tax deductible?

The IRS deems donations to eligible 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations as tax deductible. ... Since a matching gift is a donation companies can deduct theirmatching donations from their reported income, decreasing reported income means a company will not have to pay taxes on the donated money

What is a matching gift company?

matching gift is a charitable donation by a corporation that matches an employee's donation to an eligible nonprofit organization, most often dollar for dollar. ... In addition, 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer a matching gift program, and some companies even double, triple, or quadruple donations!

List of Companies with Matching and/or Volunteer Program.

A K
Abbott Laboratories Fund K/P Corporation
Accenture Kaiser Family Foundation
Acuson Kaplan, Inc. Matching Gifts Program
Adaptec, Inc. Kellogg Foundation, W. K.
Addison Wesley Longman Kemper Group Corporation
Adobe Systems, Inc. Knight -Ridder
ADT Kochis Fitz
Advanced Fibre Communications Komag, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices KPMG, LLP
AES Corporation
Aetna Foundation L
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. Lam Research Corporation
Albetson’s Inc. Legacy Marketing Group
Alex Brown & Sons, Inc. Lend Lease Real Estate Investments
Alexander & Baldwin Foundation Levi Strauss Foundation
Allendale Mutual Insurance Company Lexis-Nexis
ALZA Corporation Lithotype Company
American Express Foundation Logistix
American International Group, Inc. Lotus Development Corporation
Ameritech Lucent Technologies
Amgen
Anchor Brewing Company M
Aon Foundation Macromedia
ARCO Foundation Macworld Communications, Inc.
Aramark Corp Mal Warwick & Associates, Inc.
Argonaut Group, Inc. Massachusetts Financial Services Company
Arkwright Foundation, Inc. MasterCard International, Inc.
Arthur J. Gallagher Foundation McDonald’s Corp.
Aspect Telecommunications McGraw-Hill Companies Foundation, Inc.
AT&T Foundation Medtronic Inc.
ATV Capital Management, Inc. Mellon Bank Corporation
Autodesk, Inc. Merch Company Foundation
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Merrill Lynch & Company Foundation, Inc.
Axa Foundation Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Microsoft Corporation
B Millipore Foundation
Bakar, Gerson Foundation MMI Companies, Inc.
Bank of America Foundation Mobil Foundation Inc.
Bank of California, NA Monsanto Fund
Bankers Trust Foundation Moodys Corporation
Barclays Global Investors Morgan Stanley
Barnes Group Foundation, Inc. Morrison & Foerster Foundation
Baxter Allegiance Foundation Morton International, Inc.
Bay Networks Motorola Foundation
BD Matching Gift Program MRW & Associates, Inc.
BEA Systems
Bechtel Group, Inc. N
Becton Dickinson & Company Nalco Chemical Company
Bell Atlantic Foundation National Semiconductor Corp.
Bell-Carter Olive Company National Starch & Chemical Foundation, Inc.
Berkeley Systems, Inc. NCR Foundation
Best Foods Network Associates
BioMerieux, Inc. New Energy, Inc.
Blauvelt Demarest Foundation, Inc. Norcal Mutual Insurance
Boeing Gift Matching Program Nordstrom Corporation
Boole & Babbage, Inc. Northern Trust Company
BP Amoco Corporation Norton Company Foundation
BP Foundation Novartis US Foundation
Brobeck Charitable Foundation
Broderbund Foundation O
BTW Consultants, Inc. O’Donnell Associates North, Inc.
Business Wire Office Depot
Butler Manufacturing Company Foundation Olin Corp. Charitable Trust
OTA Limited Partnership
C
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. P
California Credits Group Palm Inc.
California HealthCare Foundation PBG Matching Gifts
California Wellness Foundation PCW Communications, Inc.
Capital Group Companies Peninsula Community Foundation
Cashin Company Pfizer
Caterpillar Foundation PG&E Corp.
CBRE Philip Morris, Inc.
Champion International Corporation Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Chase Manhattan Foundation PNC Financial Services Group
ChevronTexaco Corporation PPG Industries Foundation
Chubb & Son, Inc. PQ Corporation
Ciena Corporation PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLC.
CIGNA Foundation Provident Companies, Inc.
Circuit City Foundation Prudential Foundation
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Clorox Company Q
CMP Media, Inc. Quaker Oats Foundation
CNA Insurance Company Foundation Quantum Corporation
Coastal Carolina University Quest Diagnostics
Colgate Palmolive Company R
Combined Federal Campaign Royal & SunAlliance DPIC
Compton Foundation, Inc. Rustic Canyon Group
Computer Associates International. Inc.
Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation S
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company SAFECO Insurance Companies
Corning Inc. Foundation Sallie Mae
COSTCO San Francisco Foundation
Cowell Foundation SBC Communications Inc.
Cray Research Foundation Schwab Corporate Foundation
Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Banking Scudder Kemper Investments, Inc.
Crowe Horwath LLP Sentry Insurance Foundation
Crump Insurance Services, Inc. Shaklee Corporation
Cultural Homestay International Siemens Corp.
Sierra Pacific Resources
D Silicon Graphics Inc.
Danforth Foundation Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc.
David & Lucille Packard Foundation Smart Modular Technologies
Del Monte Foods SmithKline Beecham Foundation
DELL Corporation Solution Street
Deloit & Touche Sonoma County Community Foundation.
Deluxe Corporation Foundation Sony USA Foundation, Inc.
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Spencer Corp.
Doctors Medical Center Sprint Foundation
Dow AgroSciences LLC Square D Foundation
Dow Corning Corporation St. Paul Companies, Inc.
DST Systems, Inc. State Farm Insurance Cos.
DuPont State Street Bank & Trust Company
Duty Free Shoppers Group Ltd. Stream International
Stuart Foundation
E Sun Microsystems Inc.
eBay Inc. Susquehanna Partners, G. P.
Ecolab, Inc. Symantec Corporation
Electronic Arts, Inc. SYSCO Corp.
Eli Lilly & Company Foundation
Emerson Electric Company T
Equitable Foundation 3Com Corporation
Ericsson 3M Foundation
Everen Foundation Tandy Corporation
ExxonMobil Tektronix Foundation
Tenet Healthcare Foundation
F Textron, Inc.
Fannie Mae Foundation Thomas J. Lipton Foundation
Federated Department Stores, Inc. Times Mirror Foundation
Fidelity Investments Transamerica Corporation
Fleet Boston Financial Foundation T. Rowe Price Group Inc.
Flora Family Foundation TRW Foundation U. S. Bancorp
FM Global Foundation Tyco
Ford Motor Company
Fort James Foundation U
Freddie Mac Foundation U. S. Bancorp Foundation
Freedom Forum U. S. West Foundation
UBS Realty Investors Ltd.
G Unilever United States, Inc.
Gannett Foundation Union Pacific Railroad
Gap Foundation Union Texas Petroleum
Gartner Group, Inc. Uniphase Corporation
Genentech, Inc. Unisource Foundation
General Mills Foundation United Defense
General Re Corporation United Technologies Corporation
Georgia-Pacific Corporation UPS
Gillette Company United Way
GlaxoSmithKline US Fidelity & Guaranty Corp.
Goldman Sachs Group, Ltd. V
GMAC Commercial Mortage Corporation Varian Inc
Guidant Foundation, Inc. Varian Medical Systems
Veritas Software Corporation
H Visa International
Haas, Jr. Fund, Evelyn and Walter W
W. P. Carey Company, Inc.
Halliburton W. W. Grainger, Inc.
Hambrecht & Quist Group Washington Mutual Foundation
Harder & Company Washington Post
Heublein Foundation, Inc. Wells Fargo & Co.
Hewlett-Packard Co. West Group
Home Depot Western Payments Alliance
Honeywell Foundation Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Houghton Mifflin Company Williams Corporation
Household International World Bank
Hyperion Solutions Corporation WMX Technologies, Inc.
X
I Xerox Corp.
IBJ Foundation, Inc. Xilinx Corporation
IKON Office Solutions Foundation XiNET
Illinois Tool Works Foundation Y
Intel Foundation                                     I Yahoo! Inc.
InterPacific Group, Inc. Yo8ug & Rubicam Inc.
Intuit
J
J. Walter Thompson Co.
J. P. Morgan & Co., Inc.
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company
J. P. Morgan & Co., Inc.
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc.