Employer Matching Rewards

Many companies offer corporate grants to schools in one of the following forms:


  • Donations of money matching a donation given by their employee or employee’s spouse
  • Donations of equipment or supplies matching the value of a monetary donation given by their employee or employee’s spouse.
  • Donations of money or equipment based on numbers of hours volunteered at the school by an employee or spouse.


Your company might pay us for the time you dedicate to your child’s school. That’s right… Your Volunteer Hours Can Earn Money For Mills Park Elementary!  Your company’s HR department can tell you if they participate in such a program. Your time is a valuable resource and is greatly appreciated! 


Many local companies will donate money to non-profit organizations where employees volunteer.


Your company might match your contribution to our PTA through a Corporate Matching Program.  Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Bottom of Form If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Mills Park Elementary may be doubled or possibly tripled!  If you are an employee of a company that participates in a matching gift program, ask your employer to match your donation to our school by contacting the HR department. Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your company offers these programs and let us know.



Matching Gifts


Below are a few of the local companies offering Matching Grants. If you or your spouse works for one of these companies, please contact your Human Resources department to find out how Mills Park Elementary can receive their generous benefits.




How It Works

Cisco Systems Will contribute $17 per hour, 2 hour minimum per engagement. Check the internal I-Give website for details. Maximum total contribution of $1000 per year.
EMC2 Will contribute $1 per hour, up to $250 Employees must go on-line to internal HR website to register their total hours. You’ll need the PTA tax ID # 83-0513477
SAS Will contribute $500 for 96 hours (must volunteer 8 hours per month for 12 months www.sas.com/corporate/community/index.html Check with Human Resources for application and timesheet deadlines!
Glaxo Smith Kline Will contribute $500 for 50 hours. Application form must be requested from the HR office
Eli Lilly   Employees need to contact HR for more information
Verizon Will contribute $500 for 50 hours or $1000 for 100 hours Employees must go on-line to register donations: foundation.verizon.com/07001.shtml
Mills Park Elementary is a 501-C-3 non-profit organization and all of your monetary donations are tax deductible (this statement does not apply to funds spent to purchase items for fundraising purposes). If you have made a donation, you will receive a letter for your tax purposes.



Thank you for supporting MPE!