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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

An easy way to double your contribution to WTTW is through employee giving programs. Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax deductible component of your membership).

If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support.

Thank you for checking to see if your company offers these programs. We hope you will take a minute to see if your company offers an employee matching gift program – grants that could equal hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars for WTTW.



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Frequently Asked Questions

What are employee matching gift programs?

Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations. The standard match is dollar for dollar up to a set limit that normally ranges between $2,000-10,000 per employee each year.

It's an easy way to double the impact of your gift to WTTW!

How do I request a matching gift?

Requesting a matching gift is normally a five minute process which must be initiated by the donor. You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper match form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process.

Please search our database for company specific information. You can immediately assess your eligibility and gain access to your employers matching gift program and policies by searching our database.

How do matching gifts benefit WTTW?

As a direct result of matching gifts, WTTW is able to meet its goal of producing and broadcasting programs that matter – programs of the highest quality that value the intelligence of our viewers and shine a spotlight on important issues that affect our community.

What is WTTW’s Tax ID Number?

Tax ID or EIN: 36-2246703

What if I still have questions?

Please contact the Development Department at (773) 509-5432 or [email protected].