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CharityEngine exclusively partners with 360MatchPro by Double the Donation matching gifts platform.

CharityEngine Exclusively Partners with 360MatchPro by Double the Donation Matching Gifts Platform

Atlanta, GA (September 26, 2019)CharityEngine is excited to help nonprofits take full advantage of their fundraising potential through a new exclusive partnership with Double the Donation. The 360MatchPro automation matching gift solution by Double the Donation automatically identifies donors who are eligible for employer matching gift programs, then follows up with them to drive matches to completion.

CharityEngine online fundraising can now be integrated with 360MatchPro in minutes. After implementation, nonprofits will instantly begin receiving highly detailed analytics about their donors’ employment, matching gift eligibility, and matching gift submission status.

“The value of this integration to our nonprofit clients are two-fold,” said Leigh Kessler, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for CharityEngine. “First, we’re able to drive increased revenue without donors increasing their donations through employer matching gift programs. But even more exciting is that our nonprofit clients can add an entirely new dimension to their fundraising strategy via insights into where their donors work.”

Nonprofits are currently leaving $4-7 billion in matching gifts on the table, largely because of a lack of donor awareness. The 360MatchPro integration with CharityEngine addresses this gap in donor knowledge of matching gift programs by delivering next steps directly to match-eligible donors on the confirmation page and in follow-up emails.

CharityEngine exclusively partners with 360MatchPro by Double the Donation matching gifts platform.

“Once the matching gift submission process is demystified, donors take advantage of their employer’s programs in huge numbers,” said Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. “360MatchPro provides the jump start that donors need after making a donation through CharityEngine forms.”

Specifically, donors receive their next steps at the time of their donation, while they are most actively engaged in supporting their chosen cause and organization. At the time of checkout, donors are presented with the opportunity to search for their employer’s matching gift program details. The name of their company is saved, and they are presented with all the instructions and links they need to get their gift matched.

Learn more about Double the Donation at https://doublethedonation.com/ or schedule a private demo of 360MatchPro at https://www.360matchpro.com/demo-request/.

Learn more about CharityEngine at https://charityengine.net/.

Double the Donation Announces Matching Gifts Integration with OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform

OneCause Announces Double the Donation Matching Gifts Integration with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform

Atlanta, GA (July 30, 2019) — Double the Donation is proud to bring OneCause, a leader in mobile and social fundraising, into the 360MatchPro partnership ecosystem with an integration to the OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising solution.

With the combined power of the integration, nonprofits can activate and manage their matching gift efforts with ease without even leaving the OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising platform.

“An essential feature of the new OneCause integration is the match forecast,” said Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. “With this integration, donors see the highlights of their match expectancy before they donate, which encourages them to take advantage of the matching gift process. Then, 360MatchPro delivers their forms and instructions right to their inbox.”

A match-eligible donor making a contribution through an integrated 360MatchPro-OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising form will know before they even check out whether their gift is eligible to be matched. 360MatchPro’s signature streamlined employer search field prompts the donor to search for their company’s name, then automatically calculates and presents their match expectancy.

360MatchPro by Double the Donation estimates corporate match amount on OneCause peer-to-peer fundraising forms.

360MatchPro by Double the Donation estimates corporate match amount on OneCause peer-to-peer fundraising forms.

“We’re excited to partner with Double the Donation and provide our nonprofit customers a new way to raise additional funds with their peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns,” said Dan Gross, Senior Director of Partnerships for OneCause. “Together we’re committed to improving the giving experience for donors with a more seamless way to increase their impact with a corporate matching gift.”

The 360MatchPro integration tackles the most substantial obstacle standing between nonprofits and their potential matching gift revenue: donor awareness. Even though 15-19 million individuals in the United States are eligible employee matching gifts, $4-7 billion in matching gift revenue does unclaimed annually.

The integration already has traction with users of both Double the Donation and OneCause’s services. Susan G. Komen Greater New York City has implemented the 360MatchPro integration for Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure, which launched earlier this year.

“We’re longtime 360MatchPro users, and when we made the move to OneCause Peer-to-Peer, we knew that 360MatchPro was the missing piece,” said Glen Peck, Senior Director of Digital Communications at Susan G. Komen Greater New York City. “We loved how fast the integration process was, and we were kept in the loop along the way.”

360MatchPro by Double the Donation can be activated from within the OneCause peer-to-peer fundraising platform.

360MatchPro by Double the Donation can be activated from within the OneCause peer-to-peer fundraising platform.

Any organization accepting donations through OneCause Peer-to-Peer Fundraising can now activate the 360MatchPro integration and instantly begin doubling their contributions. Simply contact your Double the Donation or OneCause account representative for setup information— or, if you’re not already a 360MatchPro client, reach out at https://www.360matchpro.com/demo-request/ to get started.

Learn more about Double the Donation at https://doublethedonation.com/ or schedule a private demo of 360MatchPro at https://www.360matchpro.com/demo-request/.

Learn more about OneCause at https://www.onecause.com/.

Arreva Chooses Double the Donation for Integrated Matching Gifts Provider

Arreva Chooses Double the Donation for Integrated Matching Gifts Provider

Atlanta, GA (July 24, 2019) — Double the Donation is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with Arreva, trusted leader in fully integrated online fundraising and donor relationship management software.

Arreva clients may now activate matching gift functionality directly from Arreva’s fundraising software and include a streamlined matching gift search tool with the click of a button through 360MatchPro by Double the Donation, a robust, fully-automated matching gifts platform.

Following the transaction, donors will receive their matching gift next steps directly on the donation confirmation screen and in automated follow-up email messaging. This streamlined, frictionless experience ensures that donors take advantage of the matching gift programs for which they’re eligible, helping nonprofit organizations maximize their fundraising opportunities. 360MatchPro synthesizes all the organization’s matching gift data and presents actionable insights that can be used to even further enhance their matching gift efforts.

Arreva partners with Double the Donation for matching gifts.

Donors can submit their matching gift request from the Arreva confirmation page. Note: Matching gift information abridged in image.

“We’re thrilled to bring yet another incredibly valuable integration to our clients through our fully integrated online fundraising and donor relationship management software,” said David Blyer, CEO of Arreva.

Susan Packard Orr, chairman of Arreva adds “Arreva is dedicated to our clients’ success by helping them optimize their fundraising through best-in-class technology and fundraising best practices. With 360MatchPro, Arreva clients now have a powerful new tool to increase average donation size and volume without asking more from donors. The streamlined integrated donor experience helps nonprofit organizations run successful matching gift programs with much less effort and greater results.”

Donors giving through the Arreva online fundraising form, integrated with 360MatchPro, will be automatically screened for matching gift eligibility and their transaction and employer information will be recorded in the Arreva platform. 360MatchPro synthesizes all of the organization’s matching gift data and presents actionable insights that can be used to enhance their matching gift efforts.

Arreva partners with Double the Donation for matching gifts.

The Arreva form builder makes it easy to prompt donors to get their donations matched.

“Lack of donor awareness is the number one reason for the $4-7 billion in matching gift revenue left on the table every year,” said Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. “We are delighted to be working with Arreva and their many clients. Our strategic partnership with Arreva and integration of 360MatchPro with their fundraising platform closes the donor awareness gap for organizations, allowing them to significantly increase their matching gift revenue using Arreva’s robust software.”

Learn more about Arreva at https://www.arreva.com/ or schedule a private demo of Arreva’s fully integrated online fundraising and donor relationship management software at https://go.arreva.com/schedule-demo/.

Learn more more about Double the Donation at https://doublethedonation.com/ or schedule a private demo of 360MatchPro at https://www.360matchpro.com/demo-request/.

Reference this sample job description when its time to hire a matching gift coordinator.

Finding A Matching Gift Coordinator: Sample Job Description

Is your nonprofit organization missing out on potential funds from matching gift donations? Yes.

Does your development department have someone who is knowledgeable about matching gifts and the intricacies of the process? No.

Would you be interested in having someone on your staff who can bring added value to your annual fund? Yes.

If your answers match ours, then it might be time for your organization to bring on a dedicated matching gift coordinator. We’re going to explore hiring a matching gift coordinator through the following topics:

With the sample job description, we’ll look at a general overview, key responsibilities, and the characteristics of a qualified candidate. Follow along for a deep-dive into hiring a matching gift specialist.

Learn the basics of being a matching gift coordinator.

What is a matching gift coordinator?

A matching gift coordinator is simply the staff member in charge of all of your organization’s matching gift needs, from discovering which donors are match eligible to educating those donors about submitting match requests.

This is the staff member that, for a smaller nonprofit, directs donors to your organization’s searchable matching gift database or even searches donors’ information themselves. Or, on the other hand, if you’re a larger nonprofit– this is the staff member that manages your matching gift automation tool. Finally, after determining eligibility, this staff member follows-up with donors, starting the process.

Bonus! If your organization doesn’t currently have either of these tools and they seem like a good solution for you, visit Double the Donation to sign up for a 14-day free trial.

We’ve put together a sample job description for a matching gift coordinator that you can post on a multitude of great nonprofit job and career sites. Of course, you’ll need to add in the more specific elements that make your organization unique to help you stand out from the crowd. Use this template to get started, and customize it according to your organization’s specific successes!

Here is a sample job description for a matching gift coordinator.

Matching Gift Coordinator

Overview

The Matching Gift Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the matching gift program, a component of fund development. This position entails communicating with individual donors to ensure knowledge about the possibility of matching gifts, as well as maintaining and updating appropriate information on the website and within relevant marketing materials.

The Matching Gift Coordinator reports to and works in collaboration with the Director of Development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Checking all individual donations against the donor’s employer to see if they are eligible for a corporate match.
  • Reaching out to individual donors to inform them of the possibility of a corporate matching gift.
  • Providing donors with appropriate information and guidelines to make the match process as effortless as possible.
  • Maintaining and updating the matching gift information on software such as Double the Donation as necessary.
  • Sending timely acknowledgments to individual donors and matching gift companies.
  • Maintaining the matching gift section on the fundraising pages of the website.
  • Marketing matching gift opportunities via various outlets including social media, email campaigns, and annual fund letters.

Characteristics of a Qualified Candidate

The Matching Gift Coordinator position requires an organized, proactive, and energetic individual who will work effectively with donors and corporations.

A successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • At least 2 years of experience in fund development in nonprofit organizations.
  • An ability to think independently and communicate effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An ability to learn quickly, especially with regard to software management.

A matching gift coordinator can help your organization increase its incoming donations through matching gift programs. These programs present a huge opportunity, and you don’t want to miss out due to being understaffed!

If it’s time for your organization to bring on a matching gift coordinator, use the above job description to start your search.

 

Learn about companies that match gifts made to high schools.

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 programs.

We know it can sometimes be tricky trying to navigate the complex policies surrounding each company’s matching gift program so we’ve created a number of resources to help organizations better understand employee giving programs. These include:

Since Double the Donation is committed to helping all segments of the mission-based sector optimize their fundraising with matching gift programs, we created this post on matching gift companies that match donations to high schools.

Learn about matching gift programs that benefit education.

Matching Gifts and High Schools

After higher education, the most common matching gift category is K-12 schools.

Included in this grouping are high schools since many companies do not distinguish between elementary, middle, and high schools when it comes to match-eligible organizations. Many of these companies will also match to PTA groups, after school organizations, and education foundations. Most matching gift companies do not distinguish between public and private high schools, though specific eligibility does vary by company.

For high schools with a large donor base, whether it’s parents, alumni, or community supporters, it’s important to market matching gifts as an easy way for donors to increase their impact.

Learn how to market matching gift programs.

How to Market Matching Gifts

One of the biggest obstacles for organizations, such as schools, trying to receive matching gifts is a lack of awareness of the programs. That means all you need to do to increase your matching gift revenue is simply spread the word!

Our favorite way to inform people about matching gifts is through a software dedicated to doing just that. For high schools, and really any other educational institution, we recommend checking out Double the Donation’s Premium Plan.

This plug-in allows you to embed a searchable matching gifts database directly on your website and, if you use one, your online donation tool. Then, when potential donors visit your website to learn more about giving in general, they can discover the wonder of matching gifts and whether they’re match-eligible.

If you’re interested in trying out matching gift software, sign up for a 14-day free trial. With that, read on for a list of the top companies that match gifts made to high schools.

Check out this list of companies that match gifts made to high schools.

List of Companies with Matching Gift Programs for High Schools

To help schools navigate through the matching gift process we created a shortlist of some of the largest companies that will match donations made to K-12 schools and educational programs. This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you aren’t seeing a company here, don’t rule it out just yet.

IBMIBM is a top company that matches gifts to high schools.

IBM is known to many schools for its generosity in donating software and computers to school systems.

An employee can have their donation matched on a 2:1 ratio with IBM products, or a donation can be matched on a 1:1 basis with cash.

Read more about the IBM matching gift program.

 

 

Wells FargoWells Fargo is a top company that matches gifts to high schools.

As one of the leading banks, it’s no surprise that many communities have a Wells Fargo presence. Employees of Wells Fargo can have their donations to high schools matched up to $2,000 each year.

Volunteer grants are also available for those who volunteer with educational organizations.

Read more about the Wells Fargo matching gift program.

 

 

StarbucksStarbucks is a top company that matches gifts to high schools.

Starbucks Corporation will match up to $1,500 in donations made by an employee each year to high schools and many other organizations. All educational institutions are eligible for the program.

And if you have a volunteer opportunity coming up, be sure to mention it to your local barista since Starbucks also provides grants to organizations where employees volunteer.

Read more about the Starbucks matching gift program and volunteer grants.

 


Want to know more about corporate giving programs and how they can contribute to your high school’s fundraising efforts?

Small Companies Matching Gifts

Five Companies Providing Volunteer Grants when Retirees Volunteer

If your organization has a large number of volunteers, you’ve probably received volunteer grants, also known as Dollar for Doer grants.

Not familiar with volunteer grant programs?
Check out this article which outlines the basics of volunteer grant programs. It also provides an overview on how organizations can benefit from this source of corporate giving.

At Double the Donation, we help nonprofits raise more money from employee matching gift and volunteer grant programs. While we recognize that many company programs are geared exclusively towards current employees, some companies extend their grant programs to retirees who volunteer on a regular basis.

Five Companies which Provide Grants when Retirees Volunteer

Bank of AmericaBank of America Retiree Volunteer Grants

Bank of America offers both a matching gift and volunteer grant program. Through Bank of America’s dollars for doers program, the bank offers the following two different thresholds of volunteer grants:

  • 50 volunteer hours = $250 grant
  • 100 volunteer hours = $500 grant

Learn more about Bank of America’s Volunteer Grant Program.

ConocoPhillipsVolunteer Grants for ConocoPhillips Employees and Retirees

Like many other energy providers, ConocoPhillips offers generous employee giving programs. In addition to the ConocoPhillip’s matching gift program, the company also provides donations to nonprofits where employees volunteer on a regular basis. ConocoPhillips also offers two different levels of volunteer grants:

  • 20 volunteer hours = $500 grants
  • 40 volunteer hours = $1,000 grants

Learn more about ConocoPhillips’ Volunteer Grant Program.

Prudential

In addition to matching up to $5,000 of each employee’s donations, Prudential also offers grants when employees volunteer on a regular basis.

Specific grant amounts vary between $250-$1,000 and are based upon the number of hours and type of volunteer work performed. Each employee must volunteer for a minimum of 40 hours before being eligible for a volunteer grant.

Learn more about Prudential’s Volunteer Grant Program.

Alliant EnergyAlliant Energy Grants for Employee and Retiree Volunteerism

Through Alliant Energy’s Volunteer Program, the company recognizes personal volunteerism performed by employees and retirees by providing grants to the nonprofit. The company has three different volunteer grant thresholds:

  • 50-149 volunteer hours = $100 grants
  • 150- 199 volunteer hours =  $300 grants
  • 200+ volunteer hours = $400 grants

Learn more about Alliant Energy’s Volunteer Grant Program.

ExxonMobilVolunteer Grants for ExxonMobil Employees and Retirees

In addition to ExxonMobil’s generous matching gift program to higher education and arts & cultural organizations, Exxon Mobil also offers two types of volunteer grant programs:

ExxonMobil Individual Volunteer Grants

  • 20 volunteer hours = $500 grants
  • 40 volunteer hours = $1,000 grants
  • 60 volunteer hours = $1,500 grants
  • 80 volunteer hours = $2,000 grants

Spouses and dependent children (ages 12-25) of both employees and retirees are also eligible to participate and request volunteer grants for their volunteer hours.

ExxonMobil Team Volunteer Grants

A $500 grant is awarded to nonprofit organizations when a team of at least five ExxonMobil employees and retirees volunteer together for at least 20 combined hours. Click here to read about other companies providing grants when groups of employees volunteer.

Learn more about Exxon Mobil’s Volunteer Grant Program.

We also encourage you to explore Double the Donation’s matching gift and volunteer grant service to see if it can help your nonprofit raise more money from employee giving programs.