Many employers offer matching gift programs that will double the impact of your donation, at no additional cost to you. To find out if your employer can match your contribution, follow the simple steps below:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is a matching donation?
- A matching donation is when a generous individual or organization pledges to match the contributions made by others, effectively doubling the value of each donation.
2. How does the matching process work?
- When you make a donation, our matching donor(s) will contribute an equal amount, effectively doubling your contribution. For example, if you donate $50, our matching donor(s) will also donate $50, making a total impact of $100.
3. Who are the matching donors?
- Our matching donors are individuals and organizations who are passionate about our cause and have committed to matching donations to encourage others to give.
4. Is there a limit to the matching amount?
- Matching limits may vary, but often there is a maximum amount that the matching donor(s) will contribute. Please check our campaign details for information on any maximum matching limits.
5. When will the matching donation be applied?
- Matching donations are typically processed shortly after your contribution is made. You’ll receive an acknowledgment of the total impact of your donation, including the matched amount.
6. Are matching donations tax-deductible?
- Yes, both your original donation and the matched amount are usually tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult with your tax advisor for specific details.
7. Can I choose where my donation goes?
- Absolutely! You can specify if you have a preference for how your donation is used, such as supporting a particular project or program.
8. How can I become a matching donor?
- If you’re interested in becoming a matching donor and doubling the impact of donations made to our cause, please contact us for more information on how to get involved.
Thank you for your support and for making a difference through matching donations. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and help us achieve our mission