Here are some facts:
Every time you make a gift to Baylor University, your money could be matched, doubled, even tripled by your employer if the company participates in a matching gift program.
Alumni and friends of Baylor University have a great opportunity to enhance their giving through corporate supported matching gift programs. Your support will provide opportunities for students and enhance university programs, and all this can be done effortlessly by simply filling out a matching gifts form for your employer. Just think of the impact your gift will have on Baylor University students when multiplied.
Corporate matching gift programs began in 1954 when General Electric Company first introduced a program that would benefit nonprofit organizations. Colleges and universities became the first nonprofit organizations to benefit from this program. Today, thousands of companies nationwide participate in matching gifts programs, helping their employees maximize their gifts to nonprofit organizations.
Of course everyone's financial situation is different, but a matching gift program is an excellent way to get started in meeting your philanthropic goals. It also is a great means for people wanting to enhance their charitable giving.
It's that easy! Not only can you match often, but you also can maximize your gift potential.