Did you know that matching gifts could potentially double your nonprofits current donations? Double the Donation works with nonprofits to increase their fundraising from these unique programs. We’ve created a short list of companies in the Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport area that currently offer these programs.
Corporate Philanthropy in Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach is the most populous city in the state of Virginia. Several large corporations operate within this resort city, although tourism remains a driver in the economy.
To help local nonprofits navigate the sometimes difficult matching gift process we’ve created a list of a few employers in the Virginia Beach area that offer best-in-class matching gift programs.
Geico will match employee donations to most nonprofit organizations. Donations between $25 and $5,000 are eligible to be doubled by the company.
Read more about the Geico employee matching gift program.
Bank of America
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch will match donations made between $25 and $5,000. Part-time and retirees are also eligible for this program. Bank of America will match to almost all nonprofits.
Read more about the Bank of America Merrill Lynch corporate matching program.
HSBC matches donations up to $3,500 per employee each year.
Read more about HSBC’s employee matching program.
Norfolk Southern Railway
The Norfolk Southern Railway Company is one the most generous local companies when it comes to matching gifts. They will match up to $35,000 for current employees. Retired employees can have up to $25,000 in donations matched each year.
Read more about the Norfolk Southern Railway corporate matching program.