Matched funding (or matched giving) is where someone raises money for a charity and their employer matches the money they’ve raised.

With matched funding, you can raise more money for Bowel Research UK and boost staff engagement at work.

Corporate matched funding for employees

Matched funding gives you the chance to boost your fundraising for Bowel Research UK. It lets your employer match the money that you and your colleagues have raised for charity.

With matched funding schemes, some companies offer this on a pound-for-pound basis, while others will specify the maximum amount they will give.

Some examples of what you may be able to have match funded by your employer include:

  • Individual and team fundraising
  • Volunteering efforts
  • A personal donation
  • Payroll giving donations

By giving through a company matched funding scheme, you could double the value of your fundraising or donation to Bowel Research UK. Contact your employer to find out if they support matched funding.

Corporate matched funding for employers

As a company, matching funds for your employees’ charitable activities is a great way to increase employee engagement. It helps to show support and commitment to the causes they care about.

Implementing a matched funding scheme can:

  • align with your Corporate Social Responsibility goals
  • lead to improved staff productivity and loyalty
  • boost the public perception of your business
  • appeal to prospective staff who might be thinking of applying to your company

There are several platforms you can choose from to set up your matched funding scheme. You can also customise it to suit the criteria you’re willing to match.

If you have any questions or you’d like further details about matched funding, just give our fundraising team a call on 020 3540 8694 or email fundraising@bowelresearchuk.org