Matching Gift and Volunteer Grant Resource Page

At Derek’s Place we know that together we CAN end homelessness and substance use disorder, and it is thanks to the generous support of donors like you.

An easy way to increase your impact is to double your contribution through employee giving programs. Many corporations will match employee donations to Derek’s Place.

Our Information

Derek’s Place
PO Box 888802
Grand Rapids, MI


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.

It’s an easy way to double your contribution to us!

What are volunteer grant programs?

Volunteer grant programs are corporate giving programs in which companies provide monetary donations to organizations where employees volunteer regularly.

If you volunteer with us, it’s an easy way to provide us with additional financial support!

How do I request a matching gift or volunteer grant?

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

What if I still have questions?

For questions regarding your company’s programs, please contact your employer’s HR or community giving department.

For questions regarding submitting a matching gift or volunteer grant request to us, please contact us using the information provided on this page.

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