Workplace Giving

Double the impact of your volunteer hours, membership dues, or charitable donation with a corporate matching gift through your company's Workplace Giving program.

4/27/20 

VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERING UPDATE:

Thank you to everyone who continues to submit for matched volunteer hours. Every bit helps The Mountaineers! As we shift our programs online, don’t forget that virtual committee meetings, planning future courses, preparing online curriculum, hosting virtual events, and more can be submitted for matching hours with your employer

Leverage the impact of your volunteer commitment by submitting for a match today!

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Many companies sponsor generous Workplace Giving Programs to support their employee’s charitable contributions and volunteer commitments to the community. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all donations and membership dues are 100% tax-deductible and eligible for match.

As the foremost outdoor recreation organization of the Pacific Northwest, The Mountaineers is dedicated to educating and inspiring people of all ages to explore the outdoors and conserve and steward public lands and waters. When you take advantage of your employers matching gift, you maximize the impact of your charitable donation and volunteer hours, and can double, sometimes triple your impact.

What's Matched in A workplace Giving Program

Depending on your companies Workplace Giving Program, the following may be eligible to be matched by your employer

  • Individual donations made on our website, through automatic payroll deductions, or at any of our fundraising events. A $200 gift can become $400; a $50 donation can become $100. When every dollar makes a difference just imagine what doubling your gift can do! Most companies provide a 1:1 match for an employee’s personal donation of cash or stock.

  • Annual membership. did you know that Mountaineers Memberships are 100% tax-deductible and eligible for matching by many employers.

  • Hours volunteering to lead courses, activities and committees. Most companies who match hours will contribute between $10-$20 per volunteer hour. With nearly 3,000 volunteers conducting over 2,900 courses, seminar, clinics and activities each year, the potential support from employer matching gifts for volunteer hours is huge!

Many companies will match donations 1 to 1, doubling an employee’s donation. Some businesses, like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have match ratios as high as 3 to 1, tripling an employee’s contribution! Organizations like Microsoft not only match dollar for dollar, but also provide grants to nonprofits donating $25 per volunteer hour. Other companies like Boeing will offer team volunteer grants to recognize groups of employees, scaling the gift by the number of employees who volunteer together.

Matching your gift is easy! Here's how to Submit:

To find out if your company matches, simply contact your Human Resources department or email our Development teamMany companies also have information on internal websites.

If your gift of time or money is eligible for a company match, please reference: 

Organization: The Mountaineers
Tax ID: 27-3009280
Address: 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA  98115
Email: development@mountaineers.org

Using the Tax ID is especially important for companies with online-based verification systems, since other organizations or groups with a similar names may be listed. 

Need more info?

If you have any questions about matching gifts or would like to serve as a Workplace Ambassador for your company’s matching gift program, please email Tyler Dunning or call 206-521-6026. We'd love to have your support!