2020 IBM Matching Grants - US & Canada only

IBM's 2020 Matching Grants program is now open! Employees and retirees in the United States and Canada are invited to participate.

Matching Grants is a program through which IBM matches contributions to qualifying non-profit organizations. Active regular IBM employees, retirees and members of the Board of Directors are eligible to use the program. Here's what you need to know:

What donations can be matched? Direct, personal, tax deductible contributions of $25 or greater are eligible to be matched through the Matching Grants Program. IBM will match eligible donor contributions to qualifying educational, health care and cultural organizations at 100% for active employees and 50% for retirees.

What organizations are eligible to receive a match? US and Canadian-based public and accredited private degree-granting colleges, universities, and K-12 schools (donations for academic purposes only); accredited hospitals; Medicare-approved nursing homes and hospices; cultural (e.g., museums, libraries, historical societies, performing arts, etc.); and environmental organizations are considered qualifying organizations.

Is there a limit? IBM will match eligible contributions of up to a total of 10,000 USD in gifts per donor for the calendar year.

Where can donations be made? Matching grants can be made by employees and retirees in the United States and Canada to organizations based in these countries.

When does the program end? The program is open through December 31, 2020.

How to participate:
First, you must register on IBM.org/retiree. (If you have already registered or are a previous IBM Volunteers user, please sign in to instantly access the portal.) Once you have registered, it can take up to 3 business days for your access to be activated. You'll receive an email when access is available. you can then go to IBM.org and hover over the person in the top right corner, and select IBM Volunteers Portal from the drop down menu.

CLICK HERE for Matching Grants Program Frequent Asked Questions

CLICK HERE for Matching Grants Program Terms and Conditions