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Consider these matching gift software vendors to maximize the impact of donations to your nonprofit.

Matching Gift Software Vendors

Managing your match gift efforts can be a challenge given the complexity of typical programs. Thankfully there are software solutions from a range of vendors for both nonprofits and corporations.

We’ve compiled a list of the top options.

 


Matching Gift Software Options for Nonprofits

There are two leading matching gift products for nonprofits:

  1. Double the Donation’s Basic and Premium Plans
  2. 360MatchPro

Double the Donation (Designed for small and medium sized nonprofits)

Double the Donation is a matching gift software solution for small-to-medium-sized nonprofits.

Double the Donation provides tools to nonprofits to help them raise more money from employee matching gift programs. Within our database of companies that match donations we track programs offered by companies in the US, Canada, and UK, many of which are managed by different corporate vendors.

Nonprofits can either:

  1. Build and host a custom matching gift page on Double the Donation’s website
  2. Embed Double the Donation’s matching gift plugin on their own websites

View demos of Double the Donation’s Basic and Premium options

360MatchPro (Designed for large nonprofits)

360MatchPro is a matching gift software solution designed for large nonprofit organizations.

360MatchPro is the complete end-to-end matching gift solution for large nonprofits and higher education institutions.

360MatchPro helps your nonprofit:

  1. Automate matching gift identification across your fundraising
  2. Drive matches to completion
  3. Get actionable insights

360MatchPro is the next evolution of advanced matching gift tools for nonprofits.

See how 360MatchPro can overhaul your large nonprofit’s matching gift fundraising.


Matching Gift Software Vendors for Corporations:

Is your company considering making the switch to an electronic matching gift system? Here are the leading software vendors which provide everything a company needs to outsource the employee matching gift administration process, volunteer grants, disaster relief, and broader employee giving programs:

Amerigives is matching gift software for corporate giving programs.

AmeriGives

AmeriGives manages matching gift programs for many major corporations including:

Founded over thirty-seven years ago, this company has long been recognized for providing outstanding customer support to both corporations and the nonprofits receiving matching gifts.

Learn more about AmeriGives.

Benevity is another matching gift software option for corporations.

Benevity

Benevity was founded in 2008 in Canada but has since developed a major presence with companies based in the United States as well. A few of Benevity’s clients include:

Learn more about Benevity.

Bright Funds offers a matching gift software solution for nonprofits and individuals.

Bright Funds

Bright Funds is an online charitable giving platform for individuals and companies that makes it easy to donate to highly effective charities working on the issues that matter most to you. Bright Funds uses foundation-level research to develop funds of high-impact nonprofits working in areas like: the environment, education, water, poverty, health, and human rights. Bright Funds donors build a portfolio of charitable “investments” by selecting the cause-based funds and individual nonprofits that reflect their passions.

Bright Funds is built on the model of a mutual fund: when you make a contribution to a fund, you are supporting a diverse group of highly effective nonprofits.

The company provides solutions to corporations interested in making it easy for employees to allocate their philanthropic dollars.

Learn more about Bright Funds.

CauseCast is a newer matching gift software program.

Causecast

Causecast is one of the newer, but most innovative players in the space. Causecast’s Community Impact Platform is designed to automate, and encourage Employee Engagement through corporate giving and volunteering programs.

The CIP platform both enables employees to participate with approved causes, all while giving administrators tools for campaign creation, and detailed custom reporting.

Learn more about Causecast.

Cybergrants has been a matching gift software provider for over 20 years.

Cybergrants

For over 20 years, CyberGrants has been a leader in the online grantmaking space. Over time, the company has recorded many firsts in the grant making space including:

  • Developing the first online application
  • Providing the first online grants administration tools
  • Creating the first online workplace giving and volunteering systems for corporations

Cybergrants merged with the JK Group (owners of the Consiva and Easymatch platforms) and manages employee giving programs for many global companies including:

Learn more about Cybergrants.

FrontStream is a matching gift software solution that works with both small and large nonprofits.

FrontStream

Frontstream, previously TRUiST, provides services including, funds processing and distribution, campaign management, volunteer solutions, corporate gift matching, international campaign expansion, and click and give forms for disaster response.

Some companies FrontStream works with include:

Frontstream works with nonprofits small to large reach their philanthropic goals and continues to grow their nonprofit support system each year.

Learn more about FrontStream.

YourCause is a matching gift software provider for corporations of all sizes.

YourCause

YourCause provides corporations of all sizes with the CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform. CSRconnect is a customizable community tool that centralizes employee engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programs including:

  • Individual credit card donations
  • Personal fundraising
  • Matching donations
  • Payroll deductions
  • Pledge campaigns
  • Disaster relief
  • Payment distribution

A few of YourCause’s well-known clients include:

Learn more about YourCause.


Matching Gift Services for Nonprofits and Fundraising Software Providers

We encourage you to check out Double the Donation’s employee matching gift service. We offer the following three ways to integrate matching gift information into a nonprofit’s website or fundraising software:

  1. Host nonprofit specific matching gift pages on Double the Donation’s servers
  2. Embed our matching gift database on a nonprofit’s website
  3. Use our matching gift API to integrate our raw matching gift data into a 3rd-party service

Learn more about our service or view additional information on the integration options.

Want to discover more ways to maximize the giving potential of donors? Check out these awesome matching gift and corporate giving resources to get you started:

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The Top 6 Corporate Philanthropy Infographics

There’s a good news / bad news situation regarding data on corporate philanthropy.

The good news:

The bad(ish) news:

  • Sometimes you’ll come across so much data that you won’t know which way is up and which way is down, which data is accurate, which less so, which is relevant, which less so. You get the idea.

Well, we’re here to solve that corporate philanthropy conundrum.

Below you’ll find the top 6 corporate philanthropy infographics.

We’ve done the work of sifting through the many in order to highlight an elite few. So without further ado, here they are in no particular order.

Infographic #1: Giving in Numbers Brief

CECP giving in numbers brief

Put together by the CECP, in conjunction with The Conference Board, the Giving in Numbers Brief takes a comprehensive look at trends and statistics in corporate giving. The infographic is filled with data culled from the survey responses of 271 multi-billion dollar companies.

Here are a few highlights:

  • 9 out of 10 companies offered a matching gift program
  • an average of 30% of employees volunteer
  • 29% of corporate giving went to education related causes — a combined percentage from K-12 and higher education

Infographic #2: Top 10 Corporations That Gave Cash to Charity

Corporate Giving in Cash to Charities

Here at Double the Donation, we thought we’d throw our hat into the ring with an infographic of our own. As its title suggests, this graphic focuses on the ten corporations that gave the most cash to charity in the year the graphic was produced.

Walmart leads the pack with $311.6 million in cash donations. And not too far off the lead, in tenth, was Target with a still very generous $148.5 million. A breakdown of leaders in the philanthropic giving community is a good way to be introduced to the possibilities of these programs and programs like them.

If you’re interested in matching gift programs specifically, check out the top corporate programs. 

Either way you slice it, if you’re looking into corporate giving, whether you’re an employee, nonprofit, or company, it is useful to get a sense for the power players in the world of corporate giving.

To see analysis of corporations numbered 2 – 9, you can follow this link.

Infographic #3: BP’s Fabric of America

BP Fabric of America Fund

This infographic is a great example of a corporation taking the initiative to outline and highlight its own efforts. Through its Fabric of America Fund, BP will donate $300 to the charity of an employee’s choice.

Learn more about BP’s employee giving programs.

Infographic #4: Meaningful Match-Making by Benevity

Meaningful Match-Making by Benevity

This infographic focuses on how corporations can use matching gift programs to increase employee engagement. It offers tons of valuable and insightful advice.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Five tips for increased employee engagement in matching gift programs
    1. Inclusivity — providing matching gifts for donations to a large range of nonprofits
    2. Letting external matches occur — accounting for and honoring donations made outside of your company’s matching gift program
    3. Expediency — make the matches as quickly as possible in order to demonstrate your commitment and dedication to your employees’ nonprofits of interest
    4. Share-ability — give employees the chance to share the news of their recent gifts and matched gifts
    5. Clarity — let your employees know exactly what the eligibility requirements are for your program
  • Match broadly to appeal to the inclusivity tip, but provide greater incentives for certain causes or nonprofits that your company is specifically interested and invested in helping.

 

Infographic #5: Corporate Citizenship — A Necessary Investment for Success

Current State of Corporate Citizenship

Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship created a helpful infographic regarding the current state of corporate citizenship. The infographic revealed a general upward trend in business investment in corporate citizenship and a rising understanding of the necessity of these programs.

Specifically, the infographic zeroes in on the benefits of corporate citizenship, which it separates into three categories:

  • contributing to company success
  • returning value to shareholders
  • meriting additional investment

Corporate citizenship initiatives, which usually include employee volunteering programs and corporate philanthropic giving as components, are implemented with the idea of businesses serving the communities in which they thrive in, generating a mutually beneficial situation between the company and stakeholders.

Corporate citizenship is a diverse topic to handle. Discover why it’s so important!

Infographic #6: State of Developing Good

International Corporate Giving Infographic

YourCause created this infographic on the state of developing global good as a way of summarizing key international corporate giving statistics.

A couple stats that jump out at us include:

  • 80% of adults around the world agree they can make the world a better place with their actions —
  • 85% of companies in the US have a formal domestic corporate giving program in place vs. only 45% with a formal international program.

Both represent tremendous opportunities for companies to further their global impact.

These six infographics should more than whet your appetite for data, statistics, and analysis regarding corporate philanthropy. These were all put together with a lot of thought, care, and research. We hope you find the information invaluable to your quest for a greater understanding of corporate giving.

Benevity Matching Gifts

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.

Benevity's Workplace Giving Tools

About Benevity:

Almost all major companies have philanthropic giving programs in place. Sometimes they’re managed entirely internally, but many use a vendor for the corporate philanthropy software and administration.

Benevity, one of the corporate philanthropy vendors, was founded in Calgary in 2008 by Bryan de Lottinville. Since then it has become one of the leading providers of CSR software in both the US and Canada.

Benevity offers a full suite of technical solutions to help companies power their corporate philanthropy programs.

These include:

  • Centralized donation management & payroll deductions
  • Custom cause portfolios & disaster response
  • Company & user-generated volunteering opportunities
  • Dynamic news & blog content
  • Charitable rewards & matching incentives
  • Comprehensive reporting capabilities
  • International capabilities

It’s also worth noting that Benevity is a registered BCorp (uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems) that helps companies to make a difference while achieving greater business impacts from their cause marketing, community investment, workplace giving and volunteering programs.

 

Which Companies Use Benevity?

Benevity provides corporate philanthropy software to many US and Canadian based corporations. A few clients include:

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Benevity Causes for Nonprofits:

Benevity Causes is a portal which Benevity runs for nonprofits. It offers charities direct access to customize their interactions with companies around the world.

Some of the services Benevity Causes provides include:

  • Gaining exposure & connecting with businesses
  • Updating your cause profile
  • Accessing detailed donor reports
  • Receiving funds faster & more efficiently
  • Adding volunteer opportunities

Since Benevity provides the software that powers many large companies’ corporate philanthropy efforts, we recommend that all nonprofits register with Benevity Causes.

Double the Donation’s Relationship with Benevity:

Benevity and Double the Donation are two completely separate businesses.

While Benevity provides workplace giving tools to companies, Double the Donation helps nonprofits raise more money from the employee matching gift programs offered by companies across the world.

Double the Donation’s database of matching gift companies includes matching gift programs managed either internally at companies or outsourced to one of the many corporate vendors such as:

Click here for additional information on these matching gift vendors.

How Do I Contact Benevity?

If you’re a corporation interested in learning more about Benevity’s software solutions you can contact the company in one of three ways:

  1. By email – Use the company’s contact form
  2. By phone – (403) 237-7875
  3. By mail – Benevity, 300, 805 – 10th Avenue SW. Calgary, AB, T2R 0B4

Check out Benevity’s website to get more information about their services.

 

Double the Donation

It’s important to remember that Benevity and Double the Donation are completely unrelated companies.

Double the Donation sells an easy-to-use tool to nonprofits to help them promote matching gifts to donors (check out our service to see if it can help your organization increase matching gift fundraising). Our database of matching gift companies includes those administered by Benevity as well as those managed by other matching gift vendors.

Double the Donation’s team researches and manages a database of matching gift company guidelines, forms, and contact information which nonprofits and their donors can access. If you’re a nonprofit looking to improve your matching gift fundraising, test out our service.