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Matching Gifts

Young male patients Lucas and Peter embracing in hospital playroom
Make a gift to Shriners Children’s and see if your employer will match!

What is a Matching Gift?

A matching gift is a type of gift in which companies match donations that employees make to organizations. When an employee makes a donation, and requests a matching gift from their employer, the employer will then make a donation. Companies usually match donations at a 1:1 ratio, but some will match at a 2:1, 3:1, or even a 4:1 ratio. Matching gifts build employee and customer loyalty, sending a strong message to our community that your company cares about kids.

Why are matching gifts beneficial to Shriners Children’s?

Shriners Children’s™ is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our healthcare system provides advanced care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.

Doubling or tripling your gift will help increase the impact on how many children we are able to help.

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How to Have Your Gift Matched:

We need your help, now more than ever, to keep delivering life-changing care, regardless of the families ability to pay

Frequently Asked Questions

Use the employer search tool above to find your employer. If your company is in our database, select it and you will see the specific instructions for your company’s matching gift process.

Use the employer search tool above to find your company. If your company is in our database, you will find the company requirements, such as minimum and maximum match amounts, program guidelines, and information on getting your donation to Shriners Children’s.

No. Your employer only matches your donation.

If your employer is not on the list, it is easy to add them to our database. To help encourage your employer to match gifts to Shriners Children’s, you can ask your HR department to use our request form to submit the company information to us so we can review their matching gift guidelines. If applicable, we will add them to our database. Your HR representative can click here to submit your company request.

If a company does not approve a matching gift, the company will contact both the employee and the organization the donation was for with the reason the match was rejected. Most often, a matching gift is rejected because the donation amount is not within the program parameters specified by the company.

It varies for each company. If the matching company approves the matching gift, the company will send the matched gift according to their company guidelines. You may contact your company directly to find out how often matching gift checks are processed and mailed.
Yes, complete the matching gift form according to your employers matching gift guidelines. Matching gift forms should be mailed to:

Shriners Children’s
ATTN: Matching Gifts Coordinator
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607

Please note: If the matching gift company has an online matching gift process, the donor will be responsible for completing the matching gift process via the company’s database.

Each company establishes matching gift guidelines. Deadlines for submitting matching gift claims vary between 30 days from the initial gift date, to more than one year. To find out the deadlines associated with your employer’s matching gifts program, please use the employer search tool above.

On the bottom of the emails, there is an option to unsubscribe from all matching gift emails.

Many companies extend their matching gifts program to match their retiree’s gifts. To find out if your gifts qualify, please use the search tool above to review your former employer guidelines.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a nonprofit charity operating since 1922. Our federal tax identification number is 36-2193608. EIN 04-2121377 is used for our Boston, and Springfield locations.

Please contact our Matching Gifts Coordinator. All questions regarding matching gifts for Shriners Children’s should be directed to or call (813) 518-7818.