Entries by Adam Weinger

Matching Gifts for Gala Tickets and Special Fundraising Events

Does your organization host a fundraising gala or special event? If so have you ever wondered whether the tickets and donations made during that event are eligible for matching gift programs? We recently received an email from a woman named Sheila wondering whether individuals can apply for matching gifts from their employers for money donated through […]

Does UPS Offer a Matching Gift Program?

At Double the Donation, our core service is to track which companies offer employee matching gift programs and make it easy for nonprofits to share company specific forms, guidelines, and instructions with their donors. One of the most common questions we receive is whether or not United Parcel Services (UPS) matches employee donations to nonprofits. […]

Consiva | The JK Group’s New Corporate Philanthropy Software

Great news for nonprofits and corporations! On November 13, 2013 JK Group announced the launch of Consiva. While Double the Donation and JK Group are completely separate and unrelated companies, we’re always excited when one of the leaders in corporate philanthropy software announces upgrades and new products. While there aren’t any immediate impacts to nonprofits which subscribe […]

Matching Gift Integration | Three Methods for Nonprofits and Fundraising Platforms

One of the most common questions received by Double the Donation’s sales and customer support teams is around the different ways to integrate matching gift information into a website or platform. We support three different integration options: Host match pages on Double the Donation’s servers (designed for individual nonprofits) Embed match information directly on the […]

Benevity: Workplace Giving Tools for Corporations

Looking for information on Benevity or trying to figure out which companies use Benevity’s corporate philanthropy software? Good news, while Double the Donation is a completely separate and non-related company (we provide employee matching gift tools to nonprofits whereas Benevity provides services to corporations), we can share much of the information which you’re looking for. About Benevity: […]

Bright Funds | Workplace Giving Solutions

Are you a nonprofit or corporation looking for information on Bright Funds? Good news, while Double the Donation is a completely independent and non-related company which specializes in helping nonprofits raise more money from employee matching gift programs, we can share much of the information on Bright Funds you’re looking for.     What Does […]

AmeriGives | Workplace Giving Tools

Are you a corporation looking for information on AmeriGives or a nonprofit looking to see which companies use AmeriGives? Good news, while Double the Donation is a completely separate and non-related company, we can share valuable information you may be looking for on what AmeriGives is all about. What Does AmeriGives Do? For two generations, AmeriGives has […]

Resources for Companies Creating New Matching Gift and Volunteer Grant Programs

While Double the Donation is primarily geared around providing matching gift tools for nonprofits, we also consult with corporations interested in creating or overhauling their employee matching gift and volunteer grant programs. Before we begin any of these engagements, we always encourage corporate representatives to review the resources and articles contained on our site. Below […]

Have Retirees who Volunteer? Receive Grants from their Former Employers!

Volunteer grants for retirees are one of the most overlooked sources of fundraising for nonprofits. But given that retirees are the most committed volunteers for many organizations, there’s value in promoting volunteer grants to these supporters. At Double the Donation, we help nonprofits raise more money from employee matching gift and volunteer grant programs. While we’re […]

Reader Question: Submitting match requests for non-personal donations

Although Double the Donation doesn’t administer match programs for any corporations, as experts in the space we’re regularly approached with general matching gift questions. Here’s a question we’ve heard from both individual nonprofits as well as individual donors. Question Regarding Matches on Non-Personal Donations: Question from nonprofits: My organization has donors who work at companies […]