Matching Gifts Program

Did you know that there are local, national and international companies located in Alaska that match dollar-for-dollar what their employees donate to charity? A number of these corporations also provide cash contributions for employees that spend a specific number of hours volunteering at a nonprofit.   In addition, companies and corporations also contribute to local communities in a variety of ways such as:

  • Direct cash grants/gifts to nonprofits
  • Sponsorship of fundraising events
  • In kind donations of product/services
  • Workplace/employee giving programs
  • Loans of employee talent
  • Employee volunteer programs
  • Partnerships with nonprofits/causes

If you made a donation or are planning a donation to the Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America, all you have to do is ask your Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations or Community Relations department if your company has a matching gift or volunteer match program. If the answer is YES, then follow these steps:

  1. Submit a donation to the Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America office
  2. Inquire with your Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations, or Community Relations Department regarding a matching gift verification of your donation or volunteer hour match forms
  3. Complete the form (s) and mail it to the Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America 3117 Patterson Street, Anchorage, AK 99504 or email to

Upon completion of the above steps, you are done. We’ll take care of the rest! Once we receive your forms, we process and mail them to your employer’s benefits department or corporate headquarters. Your employer will mail a matching gift check directly back to us and your pledge will be increased based upon the amount of the matching gift check.

Thank you to all of the companies that are in our matching gift program for their significant support to the Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America. These programs are a great way for companies to support Scouting, Learning for Life/Exploring and other youth development/leadership programs and a chance for you to double or triple your donation.

Below are lists of companies that provide gift matching. If you do not see your company here, please contact Development at 907-337-9547 ext. 104  to update this page.  

Volunteer Hours Matching Program

Companies that provide volunteer hour matching grants to Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America:

  • Boeing Company: $10 per hour; 25 hours minimum; maximum of 600 hours / $6,000 per employee
  • Bank of America: 50 hours for $250 grant; 100 hours for $500 grant
  • BP: minimum of 25 hours, $10 per hour with max of $5,000 annually
  • Microsoft: $25 per hour
  • Toyota: 50 hours for $250 grant; 100 hours for a $500 grant
  • Dell: $150 Donation (one per quarter, up to $600 annually) for a minimum of 10 hours
  • ExxonMobil: $500 per quarter for 20 hours
  • State Farm Companies: $500 for 40 hours
  • Walmart: $250 for 25 hours

Employee Matching Gift 

Companies that currently provide matching gifts to Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America:

• Allstate
• Bank of America
• Boeing
• ExxonMobil
• GE
• Microsoft
• New York Life Insurance
• Verizon

Companies that have a matching gifts program available at their company:

  • AT & T
  • BP Fabric of America Fund
  • Chevron
  • Citi
  • Citi Group
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Doyon Anvil
  • Fidelity National Title Company
  • Fluor
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Home Depot
  • Honeywell
  • HR Block
  • IBM
  • Lowe’s
  • McGraw Hill
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Met Life
  • Network for Good
  • Nissan USA
  • Pepsi
  • PepsiCo Beverages & Food
  • Safeco Insurance
  • Shell
  • Sherwin Williams
  • State Farm Companies
  • Wachovia / Wells Fargo
  • Xerox
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