Matching Employee Gifts
Employee Matching Gifts Program
Interested in doubling your contribution to Ability Connection Colorado at no cost to you? Read through these FAQs to learn more about Employee Matching Gifts Programs and how you can participate.
What is an Employee Matching Gifts Program?
Many 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?
Rules 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 computers).
How do I participate in my Employee Matching Gifts Program?
First, 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 speaking, there are three steps – you take the first two, and the final step is ours. (1) Make a donation to Ability Connection Colorado. (2) Obtain an Employee Matching Gifts Program Form from your employer, fill it out and mail (801 Yosemite St. / Denver, CO 80230) or fax it (303-691-0846) attn: Judy. (3) We ‘ll take it from there – once your donation is verified, your employer who will disburse the matching funds to ACCO.
Is it worth it?
It’s a win-win situation: Not only are you making a contribution to improve lives in Colorado, but your employer values you so much that they will increase your contribution to Ability Connection Colorado. And Ability Connection Colorado is always thrilled to have the support of dedicated people like you!