Did you know that many companies sponsor matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Some even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. These programs are a great way for companies to support higher education and a chance for you to double or even triple your gift!
You can search here to see if your employer offers this program, or ask your personnel department.
If you are eligible, this search function will provide details on how to initiate a matching gift with your employer. Most companies have matching gift forms available through their personnel office that you fill out and mail to us.
Recently a Wilson parent who works at Aetna learned they offered grants that could be payable to a PTA once the parent had volunteered over 20 hours of time to the school over the past year. The grant request was approved and Wilson’s PTA will receive a $300 check to use for school improvements and classroom tools
Check with your company.