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Match Your Gift

Match Your Gift!

Let your company double or triple your impact! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from employees spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. Search to find out if your employer has a matching gift program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs. Let’s say you work for Salesforce, their matching gift policy has a minimum gift requirement of $50 and matches at a 1:1 ratio. After you submit your matching gift form, Salesforce will double your donation by also writing a check for $50. Gifts from employees’ spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match.
It’s a quick and easy way to double your contribution! Search here to see if your company will match your gift, and find everything you need to apply.
Requesting a matching gift is normally a five minute process which must be initiated by the donor. You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process.
There are typically 3 steps:
  1. Donate
    Make your personal donation and save your tax receipt. Many matching programs will allow for up to one year after you’ve made your donation to request a corporate match.
  2. Search
    Using the search bar, find out 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.
  3. Match
    There are two common ways to submit the matching gift request:

    1. Click on your company’s intranet link provided in the search results. Log-in and submit your request electronically.
    2. Download your company’s matching gift verification form using the link provided in the search results. Print it, fill it out and send it to us. We will take care of the rest!

Yes! It’s not too late to apply for a matching gift. Many companies allow employees to submit match requests for 1 year following the date of the donation.

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 manager and ask if your donation can be matched.

Absolutely! Matching gifts are a great opportunity to boost fundraising totals.

For questions regarding your company’s program policies, please contact your employer’s HR department.
For questions regarding obtaining a tax receipt, submitting and verifying a matching gift request, please contact emily@lpchumanesociety.org or call (970) 259-2847.
Thanks for checking to see if your company offers a matching program!

Our information:
La Plata County Humane Society
1111 S. Camino del Rio
Durango, CO 81303

Contact:
Emily Phillips
Marketing and Development Manager
Phone: (970) 259-2847 x112
Email: emily@lpchumanesociety.org

Tax-ID or EIN #
23-7274035

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