Matching Gifts

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Matching Gifts are an easy way to double or even triple your donation to the Wikimedia Foundation. Many companies support employee philanthropy by offering matching gift programs. By taking advantage of your corporate matching gift program, you can maximize the value of your gift at no additional cost.

Thank you for supporting the Wikimedia Foundation!

Will your employer match your gift?

Click here to see if your employer will match your gift

The Matching Gift search linked above is provided by an external party. The Wikimedia Foundation does not have requirements or guidelines for employer matching gifts. All matching gift program guidelines are determined by each company for their individual program. Please talk to your employer about their specific matching gift guidelines.

The Wikimedia Foundation can not initiate participation in any employer's matching gift program. If you do not see your company listed in the Matching Gift search (link above), please contact your Human Resources department to get the Wikimedia Foundation added to your company's list of approved charities.

Volunteer Hour Match

Many companies will match an employee's time spent volunteering with a financial gift to the nonprofit. Learn more about the Volunteer Hour Match program.

If you have questions regarding the Volunteer Hour Match program, please email matching@wikimedia.org

Combined Federal Campaign

Many federal and state employees choose to give to the Wikimedia Foundation via the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), a workplace giving program. If you would like to give the Wikimedia Foundation as part of the Educate America! CFC, please reach out to your human resources department for instructions to give.

Our CFC number is 61478.

How does a matching gift program work?

Click here to see if your employer will match your gift

Note: Programs may vary from company to company, however, the overall process is usually very simple:

  1. Confirm that your company has a matching gifts program and obtain the appropriate Matching Gifts Form from your employer. Matching gifts must be employee initiated. Wikimedia Foundation cannot request the match.
    Your company may already have Wikimedia Foundation in its database. Try looking us up by our United States Tax ID Number 20-0049703, with our mailing address: P.O. Box 98204, Washington, DC, 20090, or our email address 'matching@wikimedia.org'.
  2. Complete the verification form provided by your employer, either online or by paper, and send it to the Wikimedia Foundation at our postal or email address:
    Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
    P.O. Box 98204
    Washington, DC 20090-8204 USA
    matching@wikimedia.org
  3. The Wikimedia Foundation will verify your donation and send the form back to your company.
  4. Your company will send a matching gift contribution to the Wikimedia Foundation!

Our nonprofit information

For your reference, our United States Tax ID is: 20-0049703
Need a copy of our IRS Letter of Determination for 501(c)(3) status? Click here.

Matching gifts should be directed to: Rosie Lewis, Wikimedia Foundation Matching Gifts

  • via email: matching@wikimedia.org
  • via phone: +1-415-839-6885
  • via postal mail: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 98204 Washington, DC 20090-8204 USA