Employer Matching Gifts & Volunteer Grants

Many companies will match financial contributions and provide monetary grants for volunteer time that their employees have given to their favorite charities.

If your employer offers these programs, the impact of your gift and time can easily be doubled to provide twice as many essential supplies to our teachers and students!

Teacher getting supplies

Requesting a matching gift is a fairly simple process that is initiated by you. Use the search tool to see if your employer will match a gift or provide a grant for volunteering at A Gift for Teaching. The entire matching donation submission process can usually be completed in less than five minutes! Often times, gifts from retirees and employees’ spouses qualify for a match too.


How To Request An Employer Matching Gift


Donate. Make a personal charitable donation to support local teachers and students, and save your tax receipt.

If you are donating time and talent to A Gift for Teaching, keep a list of the specific dates and times you volunteer.


Search. Find out if your company offers a matching gift or volunteer grant program with the search tool and review the guidelines.

No results? Contact your HR department about their employer matching gift policy.


Match. Based on the search results, you will submit a form to your employer requesting the match. We will be notified to verify your donation/volunteer hours.

Your company will send the matching gift directly to A Gift for Teaching once they receive our verification!

Frequently Asked Questions

Employers sometimes ask for additional details about the organization you support when submitting a matching gift request.

Tax-ID or EIN #: 59-3515162

Mailing address: A Gift For Teaching, 6501 Magic Way, Bldg. 400C, Orlando, FL 32809

Contact information: Email: info@agiftforteaching.org | Phone: 407.318.3123

An employer matching gift is a type of corporate giving program in which companies financially match donations that their employees make to nonprofit organizations. When an employee makes a donation to an organization, they can also request a matching gift from their employer, who then makes their own donation to the organization.

Matching gifts are a great opportunity to double, even triple, your donations, boost virtual supply drives, and increase event fundraising efforts. Gifts from employees’ spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match.

For example: You work for ABC Company and make a $25.00 gift to A Gift For Teaching. ABC Company matches employee giving to charitable organizations at a 1:1 ratio. After you submit your matching gift form to ABC Company, informing them of your donation, ABC Company can also make a $25 gift to A Gift For Teaching – easily doubling the impact and value of your generous donation in minutes.

You can use the search tool above to see if your employer will match your gift and find everything you need to apply for a matching gift.

A volunteer grant is a type of corporate giving program that encourage volunteerism in communities where employees live and work. Through this program, companies provide monetary grants to organizations where employees volunteer their time and talents.

Many nonprofits are eligible to receive volunteer grants, and these programs effectively turn supporter time and effort into tangible funds.

For example: You work for ABC Company and schedule a group of team members to volunteer at A Gift For Teaching. ABC Company offers volunteer grants also known as volunteer matching programs. After you submit your volunteer grant application, informing them of your volunteer hours, ABC company can make a financial donation to A Gift For Teaching – effectively turning your time and effort into tangible funds. This may also apply to hours donated as an individual volunteer, organizing a supply drive/fundraiser, and providing support/services at a special event.

Each company has specific guidelines for their volunteer grant programs. Please use the search tool above to see if your company offers this benefit and find everything you need to submit your volunteer time.

Yes! It’s not too late to apply for a matching gift. Many companies allow employees to submit matching gift requests up to a specific period of time after the gift has been made.

The search tool should have those guidelines listed for your company. If not, check with your HR department directly about their employer matching gift policy.

It’s still possible that your employer will match your donation, even if you don’t find your company on our list. Check with your company’s HR department and ask if your donation can be matched.

We partner with a company called Double the Donation. If you see anything that should be changed, please email Double the Donation’s team at data@doublethedonation.com.

For questions regarding your company’s corporate giving programs, please contact your employer’s HR or community giving department. Much of the necessary information is also available on your company intranet.

For questions regarding obtaining a tax receipt, verifying a submitted matching gift request or volunteer grant, please contact us at info@agiftofteaching.org.

A Gift for Teaching envisions a future where every Central Florida student has the tools and experiences to succeed.