EMPLOYER MATCH + WORKPLACE GIVING
List of Companies that Match Charitable Donations | Virginia Tech
MAKE YOUR COMPANY BENEFITS WORK FOR YOU
If your employer offers a match for your 401K or other retirement contributions, chances are, you already know about it. What you may not know is that many companies offer gift matching. Thanks to this powerful but underused benefit, gifts you make to your alma mater may be doubled when you leverage your company’s workplace giving program.
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WORKPLACE GIVING + COMPANY MATCH FAQ's
Workplace giving is a company-sponsored program that provides employees the opportunity to enhance their financial support for nonprofit organizations. Some companies will match their employees’ gifts to higher education initiatives. Through workplace giving, employees can make more generous charitable donations to the nonprofits they care about.
If your company has an employee match platform that does not include Virginia Tech among available nonprofits please let us know by reaching out to us.
Matching Gift Coordinator
Virginia Tech | Advancement Division
902 Prices Fork Road (0336)
Blacksburg VA 24061
It’s best to build a campaign that is authentic to what your company is focused on. Offering a matching gift program not only multiplies employee engagement and social impact, but can increase loyalty and retention. We can help!
If you would like to start a workplace giving campaign with Virginia Tech, our team will provide you with a toolkit that includes:
- Best practices for creating a workplace giving campaign.
- Templates for you to customize and print.
- Sample email messages and messaging chat posts to encourage employee participation.
To get your kit, please email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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One of the most common types of workplace giving programs is payroll deductions, by which employees automatically deduct a portion of their paycheck to a nonprofit of their choice. These contributions often are pre-tax, providing an easy and automated way to give to causes you care about.