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Matching Gifts

Double or triple the impact of your gift at no additional cost.

Most large corporations encourage volunteerism and charitable giving and are willing to match, dollar for dollar, the amount that their employees donate to higher education. Some companies even match gifts on a greater than 1-to-1 basis. Along with matching monetary donations, some corporations will match volunteer hours with a cash amount. Even gifts to Northwest from persons other than employees of a company are eligible for corporate matches, including:

To find out if you or your spouse's employer will match your gift, talk with your human resources office or visit our online lookup site.

If the company matches, here's the game plan:

  1. Obtain a matching gift form from the human resources office
  2. Fill it out completely
  3. Send the matching gift form along with your donation to:

Office of University Advancement
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468 

Your portion of the gift is 100 percent tax deductible as allowed by law, and your employer will also receive a tax deduction for its portion of the gift.

For more information on matching gifts, please contact Lori Steiner at 660.562.1248 or