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Make Your Donation Go Further


Charity Navigator is a nonprofit, 501(c) 3 organization that provides a free, online roadmap to intelligent giving by offering millions of donors a reliable place to go for unbiased assessments of and deep insights into operational best practices of nonprofit organizations throughout America.

Our work impacts you, the donor, and the nonprofit organizations we rate.  Our self-developed rating system measures and reports on nonprofit operations and effectiveness in order to help you make informed philanthropic decisions.  Equally as important, it has led to positive and proactive changes in the operational best practices of nearly 85% of the charities we rate.

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What are employee matching gift programs?  Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations.   It's an easy way to double your contribution to us!

What are volunteer grant programs?  Volunteer grant programs are corporate giving programs in which companies provide monetary donations to organizations where employees volunteer regularly.  If you volunteer with us, it's an easy way to provide us with additional financial support!

How do I request a matching gift or volunteer grant? Requesting a matching gift or volunteer grant is normally a five minute process which must be initiated by the donor / volunteer. You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper match form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process.  Please search our database for company specific information.

How is this information obtained?  We partner with a company called Double the Donation. If you see anything that should be changed, please email Double the Donation's team at data@doublethedonation.com.

What if I still have questions?  For questions regarding your company's programs, please contact your employer's HR or community giving department. Much of the necessary information is also available on your company intranet.

For questions regarding submitting a matching gift or volunteer grant request to us, please contact Development Coordinator, Georgina Pinsley, at gpinsley@charitynavigator.org or 201.818.1288. 

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