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Fast Facts

Companies with Matching Gifts Programs (partial list)


Matching Gift (n.) - a donation made by a company on behalf of an employee, that matches that employee’s contribution to a nonprofit organization.  This can double, triple, or even quadruple your contribution.  A partial list of local, national, and international companies with matching gift programs is below.  Contact your Human Resources department for information about your company's program.


Don't see your company listed?  Contact us to let us know you would like to participate... or that you are no longer involved in these programs (we'll forgive you).




3Com Corporation

3M Foundation

 21st Century Insurance





ABB Simon, Inc.

Abbott Laboratories Fund



Adaptec, Inc.

Addison Wesley Longman

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Advanced Fibre Communications

Advanced Micro Devices

AES Corporation

Aetna Foundation

Agilent Technologies

Air Liquide America Corp.

Air Products & Chemical

Akzo Chemicals, Inc.

Albemarle Corp.


Alco Standard Corporation

Alex Brown & Sons, Inc.

Alexander & Baldwin

Allendale Mutual Insurance Company

Allied-Signal Inc.

Allstate Insurance Company

ALZA Corporation

AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)

American Can Company

American Express

American General

American Hoechst Corporation

American International Group, Inc.

American Medical International

American Petrofina Foundation

American Ref-Fuel Company

American Thermoplastics Co.

American United Life Ins. Co.


AMF Incorporated

Amgen Corporation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Anchor Brewing Company

AOL/Time Warner

AON Foundation


APL Limited

 Apple Computer, Inc.

Applied Biosystems

Applied Materials, Inc.

Applied Signal technology, Inc.

Aramark Corp.

ARCO Foundation

Argonaut Group, Inc.

Arkwright-Boston Mfg.

Armco Inc.

Arthur J. Gallagher Foundation

Aspect Telecommunications


Atochem North America

Atonfina Foundation

Autodesk, Inc.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Avaya Communication

Avon Products, Inc.

Axa Corporation




B. F. Goodrich Co.

Bakar Foundation, Gerson

Bank of America

Bank of California, N.A.

Bank One, Texas

Bankers Trust Foundation

Barber-Colman Co.

Barclays Global Investors

Barnes Group Foundation, Inc.

BASF Corp.

Battle Mountain Gold Co.

Baxter Allegiance Foundation

Baxter International

Bay Networks

BEA Systems

Beatrice Companies, Inc.

Bechtel Group

Becton Dickinson & Company

Bell Atlantic Foundation

Bell-Carter Olive Company

Berkeley Systems, Inc.

Best Foods

Birkenstock Footprint Sandals

Black and Decker

Blauvelt Demarest Foundation, Inc.

Blount, Inc.

Blue Shield of California

BMC Industries, Inc.

Boeing Company


Boole & Babbage, Inc.

Borden Inc.

BP America

British Gas

Brobeck Charitable Foundation

Broderbund Foundation

Brunswick Corporation

BT Commercial/Deutsche Bank

BTW Consultants, Inc.

Budget Car Rental

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Burlington Resources Foundation

Burr, Pilger & Mayer

Business Wire

Butler Manufacturing Co.




C.M. Capital Foundation

Cabot Oil and Gas Corp.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Cadillease, Inc.

California Endowment

California HealthCare

California Wellness

Calpine Corp.

Cameron Iron Works, Inc.

Capital Group Companies

Cardinal Health Foundation

Carnegie Foundation

Carter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc.

Cashin Company

Catalyst Resources, Inc.

Caterpillar Corporation

CBI Industries, Inc.

CBS Inc.

Cegni Seis Dev.

Celanese Corporation

CertainTeed Corp.

Champion International Corporation

Charles Schwab

Charter Company

Chase Manhattan Foundation


Chubb & Son, Inc.

Chubb Corp.

Chubb Life Insurance Co.

Ciena Corporation


Cingular Wireless

Cisco Systems

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Citicorp/CITIBank N.A.

Cities Services Co.


Clorox Company

CMP Media, Inc.

Coca-Cola Foundation

Colgate-Palmolive Company


Community Health Systems, Inc.

Compaq Computer

Compton Foundation, Inc.

Computer Associates

Conoco, Inc.

Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation

Container Corp. of America

Continental Bank

Continental Can Co., Inc.

Continental Corporation

Continental Trailways

Cooper Industries, Inc.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Corning Glass Works

Cowell Foundation

Cray Research, Inc.

Crump Insurance Services, Inc.

Cultural Homestay International




Danforth Foundation

Datascope Corp.

David & Lucille Packard Foundation

DeKalb Corp.

Del Monte Foods

Deloite & Touche

Deluxe Check Printers, Inc.

Demag Delaval Turbomachinery Corp.

Denka Chemical Corporation


Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation

Diageo North America

Digital Equipment Corporation

Dolby Laboratories Inc.

Donnelley & Sons Company

Dotson, Babcock & Scofield

Dow AgroSciences LLC

Dow Corning Corporation

DST Systems, Inc.

Duke Energy Corporation

DuPont Powder Coatings USA, Inc.

Duty Free Shoppers Group LLP

Dynegy, Inc.




Eaton Corporation


Ecolab, Inc.


El Paso Energy Foundation

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Elf Aquitaine Inc.

Eli Lilly and Company Foundation

ELuxury - LVMH - SDG

Emerson Electric Company

Ensign-Bickford Foundation

Entergy Power Group

EOG Resources

EOTT Energy Corp.

Equistar Chemicals

Equitable Life Assurance

Equiva Services LLC.


Ernst & Whinney

Ernst & Young

Ethyl Corp.

Evelyn and Walter Haas Fund

Everen Foundation

Extended Systems





Fair, Isaac & Co.

Fannie Mae

Federated Department Stores, Inc.

Femont Group

Fidelity Investments

Firemen's Fund Corp.

Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.

First Data Corporation

First Interstate Bank of Texas


Fleet Boston

Flora Family Foundation

FM Global Foundation

FMC Foundation

Ford Motor Company Foundation

Fort James Foundation

Fortis Benefits Insurance Co.

Frankel Allen

Freddie Mac Foundation

Freedom Forum

Freemont Group





Gannett Foundation


Gartner, Inc.

Genentech, Inc.

General Cinema Corp.

General Electric

General Mills

General Re Corporation

Genetech, Inc.

Genosys Biotechnologies

Georgia Pacific

Gillette Company


Globe Union

GMAC Commercial Mortage Corporation

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.


Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation


Graybar Electric Company, Inc.

Greater Bay Bancorp

Grinnell Corporation

GTAX Corporation

GTE Corporation

Guidant, Inc.

Gulf States Utilities Co.

Gulf Western Foundation




Haas, Jr. Fund, Evelyn and Walter

Hambrecht & Quist Group

Hancock Financial Services, Inc.

Harcourt, Inc.

Harder & Company

Harold Simmons Foundation

Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund

Harris Bank

Harris Corp.

Hartford Steam Boiler Inspect.

HCA Foundation

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation


Heublein Foundation, Inc.

Hewlett, William and Flora Foundation


Hoechst Celanese


Home Depot

Honeywell Inc.


Houghton Mifflin Corp.

Household International

Hyperion Solutions Corporation




IBJ Foundation, Inc.


IDS Financial Services Inc.

IKON Office Solutions

Illinois Tool Works Foundation

IMO Industries Inc.

Instron Corp.

Integrated Circuit Systems


International Data Group, Inc.

InterPacific Group, Inc.

Int'l Minerals & Chemical


Irvine Foundation

Irwin Home Equity

Itochu International




J. P. Morgan Chase

J. Walter Thompson Co.

James Irvine Foundation


Jefferies & Co. Inc.

John & Catherine MacArthur Fndtn.

John Hancock Mutual Life Ins.

John Wiley & Sons

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson Controls Inc.

Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc.

JSR Micro Inc.

Juniper Networks




K/P Corporation

Kaiser Permanente

Kansas City Southern Industries

Kaplan, Inc. Matching Gifts Program

Kellogg Foundation, W. K.

Kemper Group Corporation

Kemper National Insurance Co.

Kendall Company

Kennametal Inc.

Keystone International Inc.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

KMart Corp.

KN Energy Foundation

Knight Foundation, John S. & James L.

Kochis Fitz

Kolda Corp.

Komag, Inc.

Koppers Co., Inc.


Kraft, Inc.

KT Foundation




Lam Research Corporation

Legacy Marketing Group

Lehman Brothers

Lend Lease Real Estate Investments

Lever Brothers Company

Levi Strauss


Lithotype Company

Little, Brown & Company, Inc.

Lockheed Martin Corporation


Lotus Development Corporation

Louisiana Land & Exploration

Lubrizol Corporation

Lucent Technologies


Lyondell Chemical Co.





Macworld Communications, Inc.

Maguire Oil Co.

Mal Warwick & Associates, Inc.

Mallinckrodt Medical, Inc.

Map Royalty Inc.

Marathon Oil Co.

Marine Corp.

Maritz, Inc.

Marsh & McLennan

Mass Mutual Financial Group

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

MasterCard International, Inc.

May Department Stores Co.

Mayer, Brown & Platt

Mbank Houston N.A.


McDonald's Corporation

McDonnell Douglas Corp.

McGraw Hill Inc.


Mellon Bank Corporation

Merck Company

Merrill Lynch

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.

MFS Investment Management

Mgmt. Comp Grp./Dulworth Inc.

Micron Technology


Midcon Corp.


Minn. Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Mitsui USA Foundation


MMI Companies, Inc.

Mobil Foundation Inc.

Montgomery Ward & Co., Inc.

MONY Financial Services

Moody’s Corporation

Morgan Chase

Morgan Stanley

Morrison & Forester

Morton International, Inc.

Morton Thiokel, Inc.

Motorola Foundation

Motorola Foundation

Motorola, Inc.

MRW & Associates, Inc.

MTS Systems Corp.

Murphy Oil USA, Inc.

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance




Nalco Chemical Company

National Medical Enterprises

National Semiconductor

National Starch & Chemical Foundation, Inc.

NCR Corporation

Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.

Network Associates

New Energy, Inc.

Newhall Land & Farming Company

Newmont Mining Corporation


NL Industries, Inc.


Norcal Mutual Insurance

Nordstrom Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corp.

Northern Trust Bank of Texas

Northern Trust Company

Northrop Grumman Foundation

Northwest Industries, Inc.

Norton Co.

Norvellus Systems

Novartis US Foundation






O’Donnell Associates North, Inc.

Occidental Petroleum

Ocean Energy

Office Depot

Olin Corp.

Omidyar Network

Oracle Corporation

OTA Limited Partnership

Outboard Marine Corp.

Owens-Illinois, Inc.

OXY USA Charitable Foundation




Pacific Enterprises

Pacific Mutual Life Insurance


Palm, Inc.

Pan Energy Corp.

Panhandle Eastern Corp.

Pardoe Development Company

PBG Matching Gifts

PCW Communications, Inc.

Pel-Tex Oil Company, Inc.

Penn Unions Matching Gift Program

Pennwalt Corp.

Peoples Energy


Pequot Capital Management



Philip Morris, Inc.

Philips Electronics

Phillips Petroleum Co.

Pioneer Group, Inc.

Piper Jaffray

Pitney Bowes, Inc.

PNC Financial Services

Pogo Producing Co.

Polaroid Corp.

PPG Industries, Inc.

PPPG Industries Prudential

PQ Corporation

Pricewaterhouse Coopers


Prince Foundation

Provident Companies, Inc.

Providian Financial

Prudential Foundation





Quadra, Inc.

Quaker Chemical Corp.

Quaker Oats

Qualcomm Inc.


Quantum Corporation

Queset Diagnostics




R. C. Baker Foundation

R. H. Macy & Co., Inc.

R. J. Nabisco

Radian Corp.

Ralston Purina Company


Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc.


RBC Dain Rauscher

RCA Corporation

Reader's Digest Association

Rexnord, Inc.

Robert Campeau Family Fund

Roche Diagnostics

Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Group

Rockwell Collins

Rolm Company

Rosendin Electric

Royal & SunAlliance DPIC

Royal Bank of Scotland

Rustic Canyon Group




S.H. Cowell Foundation

Safeco Insurance Co.

Sallie Mae


San Jose Mercury News

Santa Fe Southern Pacific

SAP Matching Gift Program

Sara Lee Corporation

Sasol North America Inc.

SBC Communications

Schwab Corporation

Scitor Corp.

Scott Paper Co.

Scudder Kemper Investments Inc.

Sealed Power Corp.

Security Pacific Corporation

Security-Connecticut Life Ins.

Sedgwick James Inc.

Sentry Insurance Foundation


Shaklee Corporation

Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc.

Shell Oil Companies


Siemens Corp.

Sierra Pacific Resources

Silicon Graphics

Smart Modular Technologies

SmithKline Beecham Foundation

Sonat Foundation

Southern Pacific Co.

Southland Corporation

SPX Corporation

Square D Co.

Square D Foundation

St. Paul Companies, Inc.

Standard Oil Co.

State Farm Companies Fdtn.

State Mutual Life Assurance Co.

State Street Bank & Trust Company

Stovall & Somyak, P.C.

Stream International

Stride Rite Corp.

Stuart Foundation

Sun Life of Canada

Sun Microsystems

Susquehanna Partners

Symantec Corporation






T. Rowe Price Group

Tandy Corporation

Technimetrics, Inc.

Tejas Power Corporation

Tektronix, Inc.

Temple-Inland Transmeta

Tenet Healthcare

Tennant Company

Tescorp Seismic Products, Inc.

Tex/Con Oil & Gas Company

Texas Instruments

Texas Olefins Company


Textron, Inc.

Tg Soda Ash, Inc.

The ACE USA Foundation

The AES Corporation

The AIG Matching Grants Program

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

The Candle Foundation

The Emerson Electric Co.

The Geon Company

The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd.

The Prudential Foundation

The Reliable Life Ins. Co.

The Williams Companies, Inc.

Thomas J. Lipton, Inc.

Thomson Reuters

TIBCO Software Inc.

Tiffany & Co.

Time Inc.

Times Mirror


Toyota Motor Sales & Manufacturing

Transamerica Corp.

Transco Energy Co.

TRW Foundation U. S. Bancorp Foundation

TRW Inc.

TurboCare, Inc.





U. S. West Foundation

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Fidelity & Guarantee Co.

U.S. West Foundation


UBS Realty Investors LLC

Unilever United States, Inc.

Union Bank of California

Union Pacific Corp.

Union Pacific Railroad

Union Texas Petroleum

Uniphase Corporation

Unisource Foundation

United Defense

United Parcel Service

United Space Alliance

United Technologies Corporation

United Texas Petroleum

Unocal Foundation

UNUM Life Insurance Co.

US Fidelity & Guaranty Corp





Vanguard Group


Vastar Resources, Inc.

Velero Energy Corporation

Veritas Software Corporation


VISA International

Vista Chemical Company

Vitek, Inc.




W. P. Carey Company, Inc.

W. W. Grainger, Inc.


Washington Mutual

Washington Post

Waters Corp.

Waters Corporation

Wellpoint Foundation

Wells Fargo

West Group

Western Payments Alliance

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Wiley & Sons, Inc.

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

William Community Relations

Williams Corporation

Willis Lease Finance Corp.

WMX Technologies, Inc.

Working Assets Funding Service

Working Assets Funding Service

World Reach, Inc.

WR Grace & Co.

Wright Mktg. Communications




Xcel Energy

Xerox Corp.

Xilinx, Inc





Yarway Corp.

Young & Rubicam Inc



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