Matching Gifts


Matching Gifts

You can DOUBLE your donation. It’s easy. Here’s how!


What is a matching gift program?

Matching gift programs are charitable giving programs set up by businesses and corporations in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible non-profit organizations, in this case, GEARING UP! Matching gifts offer corporations a wonderful opportunity to join with their employees in a partnership which rewards, and is driven by, the employee’s generosity and greatly benefits the non-profit of choice!


How do I match my gift?

Matching gifts are a great way to double your gift to Gearing Up- here are some details on how to find out if your employer will match your generous contribution. Most companies have online websites on which employees can submit their matching gift or an employee can print out a matching gift form that they complete and return directly to Gearing Up.


  1. If your company is eligible, follow these easy steps to watch your impact double:

-Request a matching gift form from your employer or inquire what website to visit in order to access online forms. Usually, your Human Resource representative will be your best point of contact for any questions about matching gift programs.

-Send the completed and signed form to:

                        Gearing Up

                        c/o Amy Spellman

                        1221 Locust St.

                        Philadelphia, PA 19107


Gearing Up is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our federal tax ID number is 26-4679845.


What if I have questions?

If you have any questions, please contact our Development Director, Amy Spellman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further assistance getting your gift matched.