What is an Employee Matching Gifts Program?
companies and corporations offer this program as a benefit to their
employees and retirees who wish to donate to a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt
charitable organization. Your employer pledges to match your
contribution to qualifying organizations.
How much of my donation will my company match?
and regulations vary from company to company, but generally, your
employer will match your donation 1:1 up to $1,000 or more a year. If
you donate $100, your employer will give another $100. Some companies
may also match in-kind gifts, or gifts of products and equipment (like
How do I participate in my Employee Matching Gifts Program?
you will need to inquire at your company whether this program is
offered. If it is, the process must start with you. The process varies
among companies, but generally, there are three steps.
Make a donation to the Brazosport ISD Education Foundation.Obtain
an Employee Matching Gifts Program form from your employer’s human
resources department. Fill out the section indicated, and mail it to
us at BISD Education Foundation, P.O. Drawer Z, Freeport, TX 77541.We
take it from there! Once we have verified that your donation has
been made, we will fill out the second portion of the form and return
it to your employer, who will then disburse the matching funds to us.
See, it’s as easy as 1 – 2 – 3! Contact our offices at (979)730-7150 if you have any questions.