Matching Gift Programs

You can make your tax-deductible contribution go even further with a matching gift. Matching gift programs are an important way for Short Avenue to increase contributions and support our school. Typically, employers match your contribution, essentially doubling your original donation.

  • Ask your human resource manager if they have a matching gift program. Large and small companies have them.
  • If the answer is “yes”, ask for a matching gift form. Complete your portion.  Include the form with your donation.  If you donated online, hand the form into the front office for FoSA.
  • If the answer is “no”, talk to your HR director and ask them to consider it.  There are direct benefits for your company.
    – Encourages employee philanthropy and volunteerism
    – Increases employee morale and retention
    – Generates goodwill and positive publicity
    – Helps attract top talentSee sample matching gift form