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Matching Gifts

Many businesses and corporations match emplooyee contributions to Augustana. Matching gifts are credited to the same fund as the donor's gift and generally match at a ratio of one half to three times the amount. Some companies also match gifts given by spouses or retirees.

A match is applied for through your employer, either through a paper form or an online portal. Regardless of the method used, the end result is the same--Augustana benefits twice from the donor's generosity! Donors who have their gifts matched receive recognition for the value of their own gift plus the value of the matching gift. 

Does your employer offer a matching gift program? We invite you to use our online search directory on this page to find out. This directory includes more than 17,000 employer-matching programs, and many of the matching gift forms are provided for downloading and printing right off the directory.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Choice Dollars giving program links members to Augustana College

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans offers a convenient way to support Augustana through the Thrivent Choice Dollars program. Thrivent members are eligible to direct Choice Dollars monthly, quarterly, or annually, depending on the financial products they own. We ask Thrivent members to choose Augustana College for your Thrivent Choice Dollars by contacting the Thrivent service center at 1-800-THRIVENT or online at www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice and directing your Choice Dollars to Augustana! Your Choice Dollars will make a lasting impact on Augustana's strength and mission.

For more information please contact:

Anne E. Calder '90
Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship
800-798-8100 ext. 7228; 309-794-7228 
annecalder@augustana.edu