Giving

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In the last year over 4,000 people supported us through their generous donations. In return we have inspired, informed and provided tools to thousands of people living with Parkinson’s disease.

About Employer Matching Gifts

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Many companies encourage employees to donate to their favorite charities by matching their contributions, sometimes dollar-for-dollar or more. The impact of your gift could be doubled or even tripled! Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses of employees.

To find out if your company will match your donation to the Davis Phinney Foundation, inquire with your human resources department. A (very) partial list of participating employers is provided below. If your company has a matching program, request a matching gift form from your employer. Send the completed and signed form along with your gift, and we will take care of the rest.*

If your employer does not currently have a matching gift program, ask your human resources department if you can establish one with the Davis Phinney Foundation. Your employer may request our Employer Identification Number (EIN) (i.e. Federal Tax Identification Number), which is 20-0813566.

How Do I Apply for a Matching Gift?

  1. Obtain a matching gift form and program guidelines from your human resources department.
  2. Fill in the Employee section of the form and send it to the Davis Phinney Foundation together with your donation or, if you’ve already made your contribution online, simply complete the form and mail it to:Davis Phinney Foundation
    Attn: Matching Gifts
    1722 14th St, Suite 150
    Boulder CO  80302
  3. We will complete the form and forward it to your employer’s matching gifts office for processing. The company will send its matching donation directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
* Some companies disburse matching gifts on a quarterly or yearly schedule. To reduce administrative expenses, the Foundation will not forward a notice to employees when matching contributions are received. If you have questions about the status of your company’s matching donation, please contact your human resources department.
 

Companies with Matching Gift Programs (a partial list)**

Abbott Fund
Abbott Laboratories Corporate Giving Program
Allstate Foundation, The
Alzheimer’s Association
Amsted Industries Foundation
Aon Foundation
AptarGroup Charitable Foundation
Baxter International Foundation, The
Bituminous Casualty Corporation Contributions Program
Boeing Company Contributions Program, The
BP Foundation, Inc.
Brunswick Foundation, Inc., The
Burnett Company Charitable Foundation, Leo
Castle Foundation, Inc.
Caterpillar Foundation
Caterpillar Inc. Corporate Giving Program
Chicago Tribune Foundation
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Foundation
Chicago Community Trust, The
CNA Foundation
Community Foundation of Central Illinois
Corn Products International, Inc. Corporate Giving Program
Crane Foundation, Inc.
Crown Memorial, Arie and Ida
Deere Foundation, John
Deere Corporate Giving Program, John
Donnelley Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy
Donnelley Foundation, R. R.
Duchossois Family Foundation, The
Energizer Charitable Trust
Field Foundation of Illinois, Inc., The
Follett Corporation Contributions Program
Fortune Brands, Inc. Corporate Giving Program
Gallagher Foundation, Arthur J.
GKN Foundation
Gottlieb Family Foundation, Anne and Howard
Grainger, Inc. Corporate Giving Program, W. W.
Grand Victoria Foundation
Grant Thornton Foundation
Harris Foundation, The Irving
Harris Trust and Savings Bank Corporate Giving Program
Harris Bank Foundation
Hartmarx Charitable Foundation
Hewitt Associates LLC Corporate Giving Program
Hospira Foundation
HSBC Finance Corporation Contributions Program
Illinois Tool Works Foundation
Joyce Foundation, The
Kirkland & Ellis Foundation
Kraft Foods Inc. Corporate Giving Program
The Lumpkin Family Foundation
MacArthur Foundation, John D. and Catherine T.
McCormick Foundation
McDonald’s Corporation Contributions Program
McGraw Foundation
The Rand McNally Foundation
Mosaic Global Holdings Inc. Corporate Giving Program
Motorola Foundation
National Starch and Chemical Foundation, Inc.
Nicor Gas Company Contributions Program
The Northern Trust Company Charitable Trust
Olin Corporation Charitable Trust
Omron Foundation, Inc.
Pactiv Corporation Contributions Program
Palmer Family Foundation
Pasquinelli Family Foundation
Peoples Energy Corporation Contributions Program
PepsiAmericas Foundation
The Playboy Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc.
Prince Foundation
Prince Charitable Trusts
The Retirement Research Foundation
Sara Lee Foundation

** The list above is not exhaustive. If your employer is not listed, please inquire with your human resources department.
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