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Matching Gifts

matching gifts increases donor impact

What are matching gifts?

Companies across the nation support causes that are important to their employees by matching charitable contributions. This means you can increase your impact and make your contributions go further at Illinois Wesleyan University by collaborating with your company’s matching gift program.   


Will my employer match my charitable gift?

More than a thousand companies offer varying levels of corporate match for their employees' philanthropic interests. Best of all, you are recognized for the full amount of your own gift plus any resulting corporate match.

If your employer participates: Request a matching gift form from your Human Resources office, complete, sign, and send it along to our office. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift may be doubled or tripled! Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

Make a Gift

If you are still unsure whether or not your employer has a matching gift program or if you have outstanding questions, contact the Office of Advancement at or by phone at (309) 556-3091.