We at Double the Donation partner with nonprofits to increase the matching gifts they receive from donors.
An integral step in increasing matching gifts is awareness of local companies that offer these programs. We’ve compiled a short list of companies in Richmond, Virginia to help nonprofits in the area.
Richmond Matching Gift Corporations
The capital of Virginia has been been named the 3rd best city for business in the US. The city is home to six Fortune 500 companies, which means there is plenty of matching gift money for local nonprofits.
Here’s a list of companies in Richmond, VA that currently offer employee matching gift programs. Some also offer employee volunteer grants. Use this list to inform your donors on how they can double their donations to your organization and turn their volunteering hours into a corporate grant.
Headquartered in Richmond, Virtinia, Altria gives back to its community by donating to organizations with a presence in the areas in which its employees live and work; not to mention the farming communities where it sources its tobacco.
The company primarily focuses its charitable giving in five key areas:
- Hunger and poverty
- Rural living conditions
- Domestic violence
- Disaster relief
Altria has a matching gift program in place where the company matches employee donations made between $25 and $30,000 to most nonprofit organizations. It also offers a volunteer grant program, providing a $500 grant to any organization with which an employee volunteers a minimum of 25 hours.
CarMax is also a local company. Full-time, part-time, and retired employees are all eligible to take part in the matching gift program. CarMax will double donations between $25 and $10,000.
Genworth Financial will match up to $10,000 per employee each year. The company also has a volunteer grants program.