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Tax Breaks From Making Donations to Non-Profits

Small and large businesses alike can greatly benefit from giving to the causes they most support. A gift matching or donation fundraiser is a smart marketing move, and it's a strategic way to align employees and customers with your brand's primary mission. The best way to conduct a gift-matching campaign or donation fundraiser is to make sure all collected funds are donated to a non-profit cause/entity. Keep reading to learn how small and large businesses benefit from tax breaks from making donations to non-profits.

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Need Gift Ideas This Year? Try the Gift of Making an Impact

During these troubling times, giving is appreciated all the more. If you’re able to give this holiday season, consider gifts that will make an impact in your community, such as donating to charity or volunteering your time or skills to help others. These gifts have real value as they provide help and support to those in need.

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Volunteering Could be Your New Holiday Tradition

The holidays can bring a flurry of snow as well as a flurry of activities. If your family is ready for the holidays, they are probably also ready to volunteer for a non-profit. Getting into this habit and doing it every year is an excellent idea for many reasons.

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The 2020 Guardian of the Mission

This year, Sleep in Heavenly Peace is pleased to announce the Heather Allen Guardian of the Mission award. This award honors the legacy of SHP chapter founder Heather Allen, her unique contributions to SHP, and the spirit of her service. 2020's Heather Allen Guardian of the Mission has been awarded to JP Wilson. 

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How to Get Your Company Involved with a Non-Profit

“Corporate giving” is a commonly used term to explain the ways a company gives back to their community, essentially the same as “donating to charity” at a personal level. At the corporate level, it's a means of expressing the company's values and the culture expected of the people who work there. It's not just good business sense, but it also shows their clients they are a responsible company in how they earn and spend money. No matter how well the company is doing, there are always going to be people in need in the community at both local levels and across the country.

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Nonprofit Organizations

What is a Nonprofit?

In the United States of America, there are over 1.3 million nonprofit organizations, and they are known for the good that they do in the world and the positive impact that they have on the lives of others, the environment, the economy, and the strength they bring to our communities. Nonprofits work to educate, feed, shelter, heal, inspire, nurture, and enlighten people throughout the world. They are also, legally, under certain obligations and abide by specific laws and tax codes.

Learn About Nonprofit Organizations & How They Make a Profit

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These Companies Offer Corporate Gift Matching

If you are looking for a way to support those less fortunate while also receiving a break on your taxes, then corporate gift matching is a great place to start. Furthermore, many companies in the Fortune 500 are actually willing to match your donation. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of these companies are stepping up their dedication to philanthropic efforts. This should further incentivize you to try to donate to some fantastic charitable organizations. Here are a few companies with some of the top corporate gift matching programs in the world.

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Make it Easier to Donate with Automatic Payroll Deductions

One of the best things we can do to support our favorite non-profits is making donations regularly. While a donor may have an annual amount they would like to give, it is not always convenient to make that donation at one time. This is where smaller payments throughout the year come in handy for your donations. In order to make this effortless, you can make these donations through automatic payroll deductions.

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Teach Your Children About Charity and Volunteering

The concept of giving to others is not one that everyone naturally understands. That's why it's so important to acclimate your kids to this idea from a very early age. There are a few ways for you to start to help your kids develop a feeling of responsibility toward others that leads to giving to charity and volunteering. Just remember to keep it at a developmentally appropriate level.

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5 Things to Know About Gift Matching

A great way for any company to give back to a cause and encourage their employees to participate is to offer gift matching or donate to a non-profit in need of assisting others. You can also generate donations from your customers, as well. By taking on gift matching and the act of donating, you are providing an outlet for both employees and customers to identify where they would like to make charitable donations and align themselves with your company in the process.

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