Volunteer Grants and Incentives

Bank of America offers a volunteer grant program for employees and retirees who volunteer on a regular basis

There are two tiers of grants:

1. 50 volunteer hours = $250 grants
2. 100 volunteer hours = $500 grants

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Associates should log their hours and request the volunteer grant electronically through Bank of America’s Community Volunteers website which is located at https://www.cybergrants.com/boa/branch.html. Upon submission, the nonprofit will be notified of the volunteer grant.

For additional information please visit http://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/volunteer-grants-features-and-eligibility.html#fbid=tiesSxu1Tqr.

Submission Deadline:
Associates can submit their volunteer until January 31st of the year following when the volunteering was done.

 

Kimberly-Clark Foundation Community Partners program honors volunteer efforts to improve communities with grants to those organizations.

The KC Foundation will recognize the volunteer efforts of employees and their spouses or domestic partners by making $500 grants to the charitable organizations to which they volunteer at least 30 hours.

Each employee can request one $500 grant per year. Each spouse / domestic partner can request an additional $500 grant per year.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees / volunteers should log their hours and request the volunteer grant electronically at https://kimberlyclark.yourcause.com/.

Submission Deadline:
Kimberly-Clark volunteers must log their hours and submit the grant requests by December 31st of the year in which the volunteering occurred.

 

American Airlines provides grants of flight vouchers to organizations who volunteer with a nonprofit on a regular basis.

American Airlines awards a free flight voucher to charitable organizations when an individual employee volunteers with an organization for at least 50 hours.

Submission Process:
Employees can find the most up-to-date form directly on the company intranet by searching for “Flights for 50” or “volunteer grant”. Alternatively, employees may be able to submit their requests electronically at https://aagiving.yourcause.com.

 

Southwest’s “Tickets for Time” program, the company provides grants to nonprofits where employees volunteer on a regular basis.

For every 40 hours volunteered at a nonprofit by an employee or group of employees, Southwest will donate a complimentary, roundtrip ticket to that organization.

Submission Process:
Employees should log their volunteer hours through the company’s “Share The Spirit” program.

 

Microsoft provides grants to nonprofits where its employees volunteer on a regular basis.

Microsoft employees who volunteer can request a grant of $25 per every hour volunteered.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees / volunteers can log their hours and submit volunteer grant requests electronically at https://microsoft.benevity.org/.

 

Sempra Energy offers two types of employee volunteer grant programs:

Individual Volunteer Grants

Employees of the Sempra companies who volunteer for at least one hour with a nonprofit organization or a school may request a VIP (Volunteer Incentive Program) grant for that organization. Grants are disbursed for $10 per full hour volunteered.

Season of Giving Team Volunteer Grants

During the holiday season, when teams of Sempra Energy employees volunteer together, they can request a Season of Giving grant.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees should go to https://www.sempraemployeegiving.org/ to start the volunteer grant process. You may need to connect to Sempra Energy’s intranet to access all of the webpages.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call (866) 262-4842 or email SempraEmployeeGiving@Sempra.com,

 

Paypal provides grants to nonprofits where employees volunteer on a regular basis.

For every 10 hours an employee volunteers Paypal will provide a grant of $100. Each employee can request up to $500 in volunteer grants per year.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Volunteers should log their hours and request the volunteer grant electronically at https://paypalgives.benevity.org/.

 

UnitedHealth Group’s Dollars for Doers program, UHG provides grants to nonprofits where employees volunteer.

After an employee volunteers for at least 30 hours in a calendar year, the company donates $500 on the employee’s behalf to the nonprofit organization where the employee volunteers.

While connected to the company intranet, you can access additional details at https://unitedhealthgroup.benevity.org.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees can download a copy of the most up-to-date form from the company intranet by searching for “volunteer grant” or “Dollars for Doers” or by going to https://unitedhealthgroup.benevity.org.

If you have questions or need assistance, please email unitedvolunteers@uhc.com.

 

Verizon’s Volunteer Incentive Program (VIP), the company provides grants to nonprofits where employees volunteer on a regular basis.

After Verizon employees volunteer 50 hours with an organization in a year, Verizon provides a volunteer grant of $750 to that organization.

Each Verizon employee can request up to two separate $750 grants each year as long as 50 hours have been volunteered with each organization.

Note: While Verizon’s matching gift program is open to retirees, the volunteer grant program is only available to current employees.

Additional details are available at https://www.verizon.com/about/sites/default/files/Volunteer-Incentive-Program-Rules.pdf or at https://doublethedonation.com/forms/verizon-volunteer-guidelines.pdf.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees / volunteers should log their hours and request volunteer grants electronically by logging in at https://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/giving-and-grants.

 

Vizient (Lincoln Electric) provides grants to nonprofits where employees are active volunteers.

After Lincoln Electric employees volunteer for with an organization, the company will provide a grant to the organization.

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
Employees/volunteers should track their volunteer hours electronically at https://www.cybergrants.com/lincolnelectric/

 

(Texas New Mexico Power) PNM Resources’ Volunteer Grants Program, PNM provides grants to nonprofits where employees and retirees volunteer.

Depending upon the level of involvement with an organization, employees and retirees can earn grants of as much as $500 per year for their nonprofit. Grant amounts are as follows:

    • 12 volunteer hours = $100 donation
    • 25 volunteer hours = $200 donation
    • 25 volunteer hours and serve on the board of directors = $500 donation

Volunteer Grant Submission Process:
PNM employees and retirees should complete the volunteer grant form which can be downloaded from https://www.pnm.com/volunteer-grants.

Please complete Part 1 of the form and provide it to the nonprofit organization.