What is workplace giving?
Workplace giving is an easy and efficient way to make tax-deductible donations to charities through payroll contributions. … For the charity, even a small pledge from an employee makes an impact when it is increased by the employer’s matching funds
Soros Fund Management
|Corporate Contact:||Soros Fund Charitable Foundation – Employee Giving Program
Soros Fund Management offers the most generous limits on corporate matching gift programs. The company’s 3:1 match for employees and 2:1 match for partners is a strong incentive for employees to give back to their communities.
The company matches up to $300K in annual donations per employee. This dollar amount is by far the highest limit for any corporation.
|Corporate Contact:||GE Matching Gifts Customer Support
In 1954, the GE Foundation created the Corporate Alumni Program, which was the first corporate gift-matching program. Today, the GE Foundation matches over $35 million annually to most 501(c)(3) organizations and accredited educational institutions (including K-12 schools).
GE created the model for corporate employee matching gift program
BP (British Petroleum)
|Corporate Contact:||BP Foundation – Employee Giving Programs
BP offers practically every type of employee giving program and allows the general public to track which organizations are receiving donations online in real time. The company provides a standard 1:1 match on all donations made by employees.
The company also offers a 100% match on all money raised by employees for charity runs, walks, etc.
|Corporate Contact:||The Gap Foundation – Be What’s Possible Program
The Gap Corporation, which includes Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix, offers a matching gift program as well as multiple types of volunteer grants.
Gap employees can request matches on donations made to almost all types of nonprofits. Match limits range from $1,000 annually for part-time employees to as much as $10,000 for Senior VPs and above.
Gap offers one of the most comprehensive and easy to use online systems to submit match requests.