Matching Gifts

Double your impact with a matching gift or volunteer incentive grant!

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match charitable contributions made by their employees. Some companies may even match gifts made by retirees, spouses, and board members. Others provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift!

Increase the Impact

Many employers match donations to charitable organizations for their employees, retirees and family members. Employer matching gifts can double or even triple your donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. Check below to see if your company will match your donation!


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Matt O’Brien, Development & Event Fundraising Specialist | 516.731.7880 ext. 225

Frequently Asked Questions

What are employee matching gift programs?

Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations. Most companies with employee matching gift programs provide a 1:1 match which doubles your donation.

What are employee volunteer grant programs?

Volunteer grant programs are corporate giving programs in which the company provides a monetary donation to eligible nonprofits as a way to recognize employees who volunteer. Please see your company guidelines to determine how many hours are needed to qualify for a volunteer grant.

Am I eligible to participate in my company's programs?

Eligibility rules vary by company but your eligibility is normally based on your employment status and length of employment.

How do I request a matching gift or volunteer grant?

Requesting a matching gift or volunteer grant is normally a five minute process. The company will provide either a paper form or an electronic submission process.

How many companies offer these programs?

Thousands of companies representing over 15 million employees offer one or both of these programs.  Please be sure to check your employer’s intranet or email HR for additional details.

What if I still have questions?

For questions regarding your company’s 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 submitting a matching gift or volunteer grant to us, you can reach us using the contact information below:

Mailing Address:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
25 Carle Road
Westbury, NY 11590

Email Address:
Phone: (516) 731-7880 x213