If your company offers matching, and you made a donation to a GoFundMe, it may be eligible for a match, depending on who receives the donation via the fundraiser.
Can my donation to a GoFundMe be matched?
Your donation to a GoFundMe may be eligible to be matched IF it meets one of the following:
The donation made on GoFundMe was made to a fundraiser created by GoFundMe Foundation themselves.
The donation made on GoFundMe was made to a nonprofit, who created a fundraiser.
I donated to a friend's personal GoFundMe. Can that be matched?
Unfortunately, no. If you donated to a friend's GoFundMe, it cannot be matched as GoFundMe is not able to allocate matching funds to fundraisers created by individuals for personal use.
I donated to a fundraiser that a nonprofit created on GoFundMe. Can that be matched?
Yes! If you donated to a fundraiser created by a nonprofit, and received an official donation receipt from the nonprofit, you may be able to request a match.*
*Please note, matches are subject to approval by your company.
Search the nonprofit in Bright Funds.
Once found, you can request a match on their page by clicking "Request a match".
If you would like your donation to be specifically used for the GoFundMe fundraiser, you can use the "include a designation" box to input your notes. This will be shared with the nonprofit at the time the funds are to be sent.
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