Matched giving is a corporate philanthropy programme designed to support the non-
The majority of large companies operate formal matched giving programmes and smaller companies are often happy to match giving when asked by an employee. All companies operate a maximum level of donations that they will match and some operate a minimum level as well (typically £10) to avoid administration for trivial amounts. Most companies match on a 1:1 basis, but some such as Exxon Mobil will match 3:1.
Each donor needs to receive a receipt for their donation which has the following information on the Charity’s headed notepaper:
How donors get matched donations:
1. Get a receipt for your donation
2. Take it to your HR department and ask if they will match it?
3. Fill in their matched giving form and return it to HR