A lot of organizations have asked us at Double the Donation if there are companies in their city with corporate match programs. These corporate giving initiatives can be a great source of funding for local nonprofits in any city. Below we’ve highlighted a few of the top companies located in Philadelphia that currently offer employee matching gift programs.
Corporate Matching in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, and the 5th largest in the US. The city boasts several Fortune 500 companies with a strong history of corporate giving, as well as the Pennsylvania Stock Exchange. The city of brotherly love is the state capital and the economic and cultural center of the state. Home to over 1.5 million people, Philadelphia has the 4th largest GDP in the United States.
In addition to headquartering some major corporations, the city is home to many nonprofit organizations that could benefit from more information about matching gifts. Nonprofits should familiarize themselves with the top employers in their regions offering these programs.
List of Matching Gift Companies in Philadelphia
A few of the companies located in Philadelphia offering matching gift programs are listed below. For more information about their programs and how you can optimize your fundraising by marketing matching gifts, check out Double the Donation’s services here.
Bristol-Myers will match employee donations between $25 and up to $30,000. Retired employees of company can also have their gifts matched up to $5,000.
Read more about Bristol-Myers Squibb’s matching gift program.
The CIGNA corporation will double any donation up to $5,000 given to special education, community, and arts organizations.
Read more about Cigna’s matching gift program.
Lincoln Financial Group
Donations between $50 and $10,000 will be matched by the Lincoln Financial Group. Almost all 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible for Lincoln Financial’s program.
Read more about Lincoln Financial Group’s matching gift program.
Sunoco unfortunately doesn’t offer corporate matches at the moment, but they do have a generous volunteer grant program that will give organizations up to $250 for the hours their employees spend volunteering. Companies with matching gift programs often offer volunteer grants. So, remember to always check into volunteer grants whenever you’re searching for corporate gifts.
Read more about Sunoco’s matching gift program.
For more information on all the companies offering matching gifts or volunteer grants, click here.