Orange County Council

Matching Gift Program

Did you know that there are local, national and international companies located in Southern California that match dollar-for-dollar what their employees donate to charity? A number of these corporations also provide cash contributions for employees that spend a specific number of hours volunteering at a nonprofit. In addition, companies and corporations also contribute to local communities in a variety of ways such as:

  • Direct cash grants/gifts to nonprofits
  • Sponsorships of fundraising events
  • In kind donations of product/services
  • Workplace/employee giving programs
  • Loans of employee talent
  • Employee volunteer programs
  • Partnerships with nonprofits/causes

If you made a donation or are planning a donation to the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America, all you have to do is ask your Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations or Community Relations department if your company has a matching gift or volunteer match program. If the answer is YES, then follow these steps:

  1. Submit a donation to the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America office
  2. Inquire with your Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations, or Community Relations Department regarding a matching gift verification of your donation or volunteer hour match forms
  3. Complete the form (s) and mail it to the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America 2 Irvine Park Road
    Orange, CA 92869

Once you have completed the above steps, you are done. We’ll take care of the rest. Once we receive your forms, we process and mail them to your employer’s benefits department or corporate headquarters. Your employer will mail a matching gift check directly back to us and your pledge will be increased based upon the amount of the matching gift check. Thank you to all of the companies that are in our matching gift program for their significant support to the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America. These programs are a great way for companies to support Scouting, Learning for Life/Exploring and other youth development/leadership programs and a chance for you to double or triple your donation.

For a brochure of the Matching Gift Program, please download the following PDF: Matching Gift brochure.

Below are lists of companies that provide gift matching. If you do not see your company here, please contact the Development Department at 714-546-8558 ext. 147 to update this page.

Volunteer Hours Matching Program

Companies that provide volunteer hour matching grants to Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America:

  • Boeing Company: $10 per hour; 25 hours minimum; maximum of 600 hours / $6,000 per employee
  • Bank of America: 50 hours for $250 grant; 100 hours for $500 grant
  • BP: minimum of 25 hours, $10 per hour with max of $5,000 annually
  • Microsoft: $25 per hour
  • Toyota: 50 hours for $250 grant; 100 hours for a $500 grant
  • Dell: $150 Donation (one per quarter, up to $600 annually) for a minimum of 10 hours
  • Southern California Edison/Edison International: Up to $600 per year
  • ExxonMobil: $500 per quarter for 20 hours
  • State Farm Companies: $500 for 40 hours
  • Walmart: $250 for 25 hours

Employee Matching Gift

Companies that currently provide matching gifts to Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America:

  • Allstate
  • AutoTrader.com
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the West
  • Boeing
  • Capital Group
  • ExxonMobil
  • GE
  • Grainger
  • Majestic Realty
  • McGrew Philipp
  • Microsoft
  • Motorola Solutions
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Pacific Life
  • SalesForce.com
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • State Street
  • Takeda
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Tyco
  • Verizon
  • Yum Brands

Companies that have matching gifts programs available at their company:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Adaptec
  • Aegon Transamerica
  • AES Southland
  • AIM ASSOC
  • Allegiance
  • Alliant Techsystems ATK
  • American Honda Financial Services
  • Ameriprise
  • Amgen
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc
  • AON
  • Argonet
  • Arrow Electric
  • AT & T
  • AXA Advisors
  • Bank One
  • Bechtel Corp
  • Bechtel Telecommunications & Industrial
  • Black & Decker
  • BP Fabric of America Fund
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • CA Inc
  • Cadence Design System, Inc.
  • Catalina Marketing
  • Chevron
  • Church and Dwight
  • Cingular Wireless
  • Citi
  • Citi Group
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Conoco Phillips
  • CSC
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Delta
  • Disney
  • Disney EARS To You Fund
  • EIF Entertainment Industry Foundation
  • Emerson
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Experian
  • Fidelity National Title Company
  • Fluor
  • Gartner
  • General Mills
  • Gensler
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Goodrich
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Home Depot
  • Honeywell
  • HR Block
  • IBM
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • John Hancock
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kellogg Company
  • KPMG
  • Lowe’s
  • Mattel
  • McGraw Hill
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Met Life
  • Network for GoodNissan USA
    Northern Trust Bank of California NA
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Novell
  • Palm, Inc.
  • Pepsi
  • Pepsi Bottling Group Inc
  • Pepsi USA
  • PepsiCo Beverages & Food
  • Pfizer
  • Phillips 66 Company
  • Pimco
  • PWC
  • Raytheon
  • RBC
  • Reebok
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Safeco Insurance
  • Sara Lee
  • Sempra Energy
  • Shell
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Southern California Edison
  • St Paul Travelers
  • State Farm Companies
  • Team Slack
  • Temple Inland
  • Tenet Healthcare Foundation
  • UBOC Employee
  • Union Bank
  • United Technologies
  • Wachovia / Wells Fargo
  • Wellpoint
  • Xerox

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