Before you give money to your favorite charity, look into ways to make your donation dollars go further by checking to see if your company will match your contribution. Many companies have corporate giving programs, and support charities that the founders are passionate about or that align with the type of business it is. Frequently, they will match money given to those organizations by their employees dollar-for-dollar.
Check your company’s internal website or contact your HR department to find out your company’s policy and supported organizations. Then check out 9 more free ways to make charitable donations.