A Countdown of the 4 Most Important Types of Workplace Giving Every Nonprofit Should Know About
By Sarah Ford on July 16, 2014
By Adam Weinger
Are you taking full advantage of the corporate giving programs that are out there?
Every day, more and more companies are realizing that philanthropy is good for business. In 2011 alone, corporations donated over $14 billion dollars to nonprofits.
Many of these companies are encouraging their employees to make an impact in the communities that they serve. Companies like IBM, Con Edison, and Pepsi have incredible corporate giving programs to do just that.
Over 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer matching programs. (Read the Nonprofit's Guide to Matching Gifts here.) Unfortunately, many nonprofits are missing out simply because employees are unaware that these programs exist.
So what are these corporate giving programs, and how can you connect your donors with them?