Entries by Mason Rainey

Retain Matching Gift Donors: The Cheat-Sheet (+Examples)

Nonprofits have all recognized the need to thank their donors for the kind support. But is your organization taking the time to thank individuals who submit matching gift requests? Matching gifts are often an overlooked area in fundraising in general, and in donor recognition especially. Nonprofits thank their donors with the knowledge that a little […]

Three Keys for Private Schools to Raise More Money From Employee Matching Gift Programs

Are you a K-12 private school looking to raise more money from employee matching gift programs? If so, this article is for you! A significant percentage of the companies that offer to match employee donations will double donations to K-12 private schools. But just because companies offer these programs, doesn’t mean your school’s parents and […]

Companies that Match Gifts to Elementary Schools

At Double the Donation, we frequently receive questions about which companies match gifts to specific nonprofit categories. We previously covered matching gifts at high schools and higher education institutions, but elementary schools and foundations are also major recipients. It’s well known that almost all companies with matching gifts will match to higher education, but the […]

Tax Benefits of Corporate Matching Gifts: The Basics

As companies continue to recognize the importance and benefits of corporate social responsibility, more and more corporations continue to implement employee giving programs. These programs give employees a voice in where their company’s philanthropic dollars end up. But have you ever wondered about the tax implications of employee giving programs such as matching gift programs where companies […]

Companies that Match Donations to High Schools

Across the United States, there are more than 26,000 public high schools and 10,000 private high schools all looking to build on their existing fundraising ideas. At Double the Donation, we work with high schools and education foundations across the country to help them increase the amount of money they receive from corporate matching gift […]

Matching Gift Wording, Text, & Verbiage: Best Practices

The wording used in various matching gift appeals is an important aspect to consider when revamping your organization’s matching gift strategy. At Double the Donation we try to help our nonprofit clients maximize their fundraising through matching gift programs so we compiled examples of suggested text when marketing matching gifts to donors. Matching gifts are a […]

EasyMatch Companies (JK Group): An Insightful Overview

Looking for information on the JK Group or EasyMatch companies? Good news, while Double the Donation is a completely separate and non-related company, we can share much of the EasyMatch information you’re looking for. What Does EasyMatch Do? EasyMatch is a corporate philanthropy platform and service run by the JK Group. Almost all major companies have philanthropic […]

Companies in Chicago, Illinois with Matching Gifts

We here at Double the Donation aid nonprofit organizations in their fundraising efforts using corporate matching gift programs. When an employee makes a donation to an eligible organization their company will “match” the gift. In this post we highlight some of the great local companies in the city of Chicago that currently offer matching gift programs. As […]

Companies in Detroit, Michigan with Matching Gift Programs

Here at Double the Donation we try to help nonprofits increase their revenue with corporate matching gifts and volunteer grants. A good place to start is publishing information on some top companies in major cities for local nonprofit organizations. After receiving several calls from the Detroit area we decided to write an article on a […]

Corporations with Matching Gift Programs in Sacramento, California

We at Double the Donation work with nonprofits to increase their fundraising capabilities. We do this by helping organizations effectively utilize corporate matching gifts and employee volunteer grants. We receive many questions asking about the companies that offer these programs in different cities. Below we highlight a few of the major companies who match employee […]