Double the Donation receives requests from nonprofits across the country asking about corporate matching gifts in their area. We decided to create a list of some of those companies in the Raleigh, NC that offer these programs. Nonprofits can double their donations from donors who work for companies offering matching gifts.
List of Companies in Raleigh with Matching Gifts
State capitals are always certain have a large Fortune 500 presence, and many of these companies offer employee giving programs. It’s essential that nonprofits take advantage of these programs, while taking the time to educate their development staff on the benefits of matching gifts.
Check out these companies with a presence in Raleigh and be sure to inform your donors about the benefits of corporate matching gifts.
Caterpillar Inc. will match donations up to $2,000 for every employee. Not all institutions are eligible, however.
John Deere & Company will match employee gifts between $50 and $1,000. At one point the company only matched donations to institutions of higher education but since 2014 rolled out an enhanced matching gift program where John Deere will now match donations to a wide range of 501(c)(3) nonprofits including but not limited to:
- Higher education
- K-12 schools
- Arts and cultural organizations
- Environmental groups
- Civic and community groups
- Health and human service organizations
Kellogg’s is a nationally recognized brand with employees across the country. The Kellogg company previously match donations on a .5:1 ratio up to $10,000 a year until the middle of 2013. At that time Kellogg’s ended its matching gift program and rolled out its Kellogg’s Cares program.
Through Kellogg’s Cares, the company provides volunteer grants to organizations where employees and retirees volunteer on a regular basis.
Kellogg provides a $100 donation to organizations where an employee or retiree volunteers a minimum of 10 hours during a 12-month period. Each individual is eligible to request up to $500 per year.
LexisNexis will match up to $250 a year to most charitable organizations. Part-time employees are eligible.