Make Your Donation Go Further
What is corporate matching?
Many local companies match contributions to nonprofit organizations (US based501(c)(3)). This can instantly double the money you donate to De PortolaFoundation. Please see our alphabetical list of companies who match donationsbelow.
Can my employer match my donation?
Yes! In fact, we highly encourage you to review our list of companies, andcheck with your employer to see if the company will match your pledge.Many companies will double – if not triple – your donation. If you do not seeyour company’s name on our list, please ask your Human Resources department.Every company handles its corporate matching differently so please ask your HRdepartment for details.
Does corporate matching benefit my employer?
Definitely, corporations are happy to match your donation as they, too, willget a tax deduction for their donation.
Will corporate matching impact me negatively?
Absolutely not. Companies keep corporate matching data private. No onehas access to this data. In most cases, companies outsource the entire process.
When should I apply for corporate matching?
Right now! Some companies distribute corporate matching funds right away,while others process them once a quarter. Some companies require you tosubmit corporate match applications certain times of the year. If your companyoffers corporate matching, please apply for it right away.
Who can I talk to at De Portola for help?
If you have questions about making a donation to De Portola, pleasecontact the De Portola Foundation President Leigh Ann Peeleman firstname.lastname@example.org.
With over 10,000 employees in the San Diego area, Qualcommis one of the largest employers in the San Diego community.
Qualcomm matches donations made by retirees and full-timeemployees. Annually, each Qualcomm employee can request up to $5,000 inmatching gift funds. Qualcomm also provides grants worth $250 whenever anemployee volunteers for at least 15 hours.
Kaiser Permanente employs more than 7,000 individuals in theSan Diego metropolitan area.
Kaiser Permanente offers a few types of employee givingprograms. During KP’s annual giving campaign, the company offers a matchinggift program where the company matches donations made to nearly any nonprofit.Throughout the year, Kaiser Permanente also offers a volunteer grant programwhich employees can apply for.
Sempra Energy (San Diego Gas & Electric)
Sempra Energy employs more than 4,500 individuals making itthe largest utility provider in the San Diego area.
Sempra is a strong supporter of local nonprofits and matchesdonations to all educational institutions (K-12 included) as well as arts &cultural organizations. San Diego Gas & Electric also provides volunteergrants of up to $1,000 per employee each year.
LPL Financial offers a matching gift program for itsemployees and independent financial advisers. Through LPL Financial’s Invest inOthers program, the company matches donations made to nearly any nonprofitorganization.
Each of LPL Financial’s employees and financial advisers canrequest up to $500 in matching gift funds each year.
Goodrich / United Technologies (UTC)
For years, the Goodrich Corporation has offered an employeematching gift program. In 2012, Goodrich merged with United Technologies and aspart of the merger process, the companies combined their employee givingprogram. Beginning on January 1st, 2013, all Goodrich employees startedparticipating in UTC’s employee matching gift and volunteer grant programs.
Goodrich / United Technologies match employee donations andoffer grants when employees volunteer. Each of Goodrich / United Technologies’employees can request up to $10,000 in matching gift funds as well as up to two$250 grants for regular volunteer service each year.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Allied Signal Inc.
Altria Family of Companies
American Express Foundation – Employee Matching Gift Program
American International Group, Inc.
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
Arthur Andersen LLP
Avery Dennison Corporation
Avon Products Foundation Inc.
Babson Capital Management LLC
Bank of America
Bank of the West
Bechtel Group, Inc
Black & Decker Corporation
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation
Cadence Design Systems
Capital Group, Inc.
Capital One Financial
Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.
Chase Manhattan Corporation
Chicago Title and Trust Company
Chubbs & Sons, Inc.
Circuit City Stores, Inc.
CIT Group Inc.
Citgo Petroleum Corporation
Computer Associates International, Inc.
Copley Press Inc.
Covington & Burling
Cray Research, Inc.
Creative Business Support
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation (2 to 1 match)
Digital Gene Technologies, Inc.
Discover Financial Services
Dow Corning Corporation
Dugan Production Corp.
Dupont Flooring System
Ericsson Wireless Communication
Exxon Mobil Foundation
Fannie Mae Foundation
Federated Department Stores
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Finova Group, Inc.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.
First Data Western Union Foundation
First Data Corporation-Matching Gift
First Horizon Corporate Matching Gifts
First Republic Bank
Fleetwood Group Inc.
Ford Motor Company
Freddie Mac Foundation
Gannett Co., Inc.
GE Fund Matching
General Cinema Co.
General Electric Company
General Motors Corporation
General Mills Foundation Gift Matching Program
GlaxoSmithKlein Foundation Matching Gifts Program
Gov. Employees Ins. Co. (GEICO)
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Harcourt General Inc.
Home Depot Foundation
Houghton Mifflin Matching Gift Program
H & R Block, Inc.
HSBC Matching Gift Program
Hughes Aircraft Company
Hughes Electronic Corporation
IKON Office Solutions
Illinois Tool Works
James S. Copley Foundation
J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
John Hancock Financial Services, Inc.
Johnson & Higgins
Johnson & Johnson
J.P. Morgan & Co., Incorporated
Kaiser Family Foundation
Karl Kirchgessner Foundation
Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund
Kemper Insurance Companies
Kimberly Clark Corp.
Kintera charity Gift Fund
Kraft Employee Involvement Programs
Levi Strauss Foundation
Lincoln Financial Group Foundation, Inc.
Los Angeles Times
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Lucky Stores, Inc.
Mac Arthur Foundation (3 to 1 match)
May Department Stores Company
McDonnell Douglas Corporation
McGraw Hill Companies
MedCo Health Solutions
Merrill Lynch, Inc.
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Meyer Charitable Foundation
M J Murdock
Montgomery Ward & Co., Inc.
Mutual Beneficial Life
Mutual of America
N. Wood Counter Laboratory
NAICO Chemical Company
NASDAQ Stock Exchange
NCR Global Technology
New York Life
Nissan Design International
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Oracle Matching Gifts Program
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pew Charitable Trusts (2 to 1 match)
Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program
Phillip Morris Management Corporation
Pitney Bowes, Inc.
PPG Industries, Inc.
Price Waterhouse LLP
Procter & Gamble Company
Prudential Insurance Co. of America
Quaker Oats Company
RBC Centura Banks, Inc.
RBS Greenwich Capital
Reebok Human Rights Foundation
Rippinger Financial Group, Inc.
RJR Nabisco, Inc.
Royal American Bank
Ryder System, Inc.
Safeco Insurance Co.
Sallie Mae (2 to 1 match)
San Diego Community Foundation
Sara Lee Foundation
Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving
Sempra Energy (SDG&E)
Sky River Management
Shell Oil Company
Sony Corporation of America
State Farm Insurance Companies
Subaru of America Foundation
Sun Microsystems Foundation, Inc. Matching Gift Program
Taylor Made Adidas Golf
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Time Warner, Inc.
Times Mirror Company
T Rowe Price Assoc. Foundation Inc.
UBS Matching GiftProgram
Union Bank of California
Union Pacific Corporation
United Parcel Service
United Services Auto Assn. (USAA)
United Technologies Corporation
US Bancorp Foundation Matching Gift
US West, Inc.
Velcro USA, Inc.
Watermark Estate Management Services
Wellington Management Co, LLP
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Western Union Foundation – Matching Gifts
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Weyerhaeuser Co. Foundation
Whiting Petroleum Corporation
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
World Financial Center Arts and Events
World Reach Inc.
World Bank Community
Yum Brands Foundation Inc.