Many companies not only encourage employees to donate to nonprofits, but also have matching programs. When your company matches donations, you can easily make a greater impact.
An “employee matching gift” is a donation an employer makes to match your contribution to AdoptAClassroom.org. For example, this is usually a dollar-for-dollar match. This means they will give the same amount that you gave. However, some employers will triple or quadruple your gift! The guidelines are dependent on your employer. It is easy to find out if your company matches donations.
It only takes a few steps to find out if you’re eligible.
1. Search for your employer to determine your eligibility.
2. If your company matches donations to nonprofits, your gift to AdoptAClassroom.org can be matched!
AdoptAClassroom.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has served teachers nationwide for over twenty years.
3. Make a gift to support education.
Your generosity is how we’ve supported 5.5 million students nationwide. We can’t express enough how grateful we are. Thank you!
4. Contact your employer to match your donation.
If you’re not sure who to ask, your human resources representative can usually help you with the next steps. If they don’t know, they can show you who helps with Make sure you have your donation receipt on hand.
If you decided to support a specific teacher or school, make sure to include their information. Usually you can include this in a field called “designation” or “notes.” Doing so will ensure your donation will reach your teacher or school as quickly as possible. Include the following information:
- Teacher first and last name
- School name
- City and state
You did it! Thank you for taking the time out of your day to see if your company matches donations. With your support, we can make sure every child has access to the school supplies they deserve.
If you have any questions about your donation, please email us at [email protected].