Employee matching gifts (also known as matching funds) are grants an employer makes to match its employees' charitable contributions. Usually associated with corporate grant makers, employee matching gifts often are dollar-for-dollar, but some companies will give double or even triple the original donation!
WHO ARE SOME OF THESE COMPANIES?
Here are a few of the businesses that offer this opportunity as of Fall 2016:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
USE THIS LINK TO DETERMINE IF YOUR EMPLOYER MAY BE A COMPANY THAT OFFERS THIS OPPORTUNITY:
HOW DO I GO ABOUT NOTIFYING MY COMPANY ABOUT CONSIDERING THESE GIFTS?
Each company has their own requirements however the links below may help you start the process:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: http://www.matchinggifts.com/search/companyprofile/rit/7605/
National Instruments: http://www.matchinggifts.com/search/companyprofile/rit/62957/