Workplace Giving

Employer matching gifts are a great way to double your donation to Habitat for Humanity Portland Region!

By donating to Habitat and submitting a matching gift request through your company’s internal system or by submitting a matching gift form you could double or even triple the impact of your gift! Your past donations to Habitat can often still be matched as well!

Frequently Asked Questions 

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 is an easy way to double your contribution to Habitat for Humanity! 

How do I request a matching gift? 

Requesting a matching gift is normally a five minute process that must be initiated by the donor. You can do this by filling out and submitting a match form through an online submission or a paper form.

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 below. 

When do I need to submit my matching gift request? 

Your past donations to Habitat can often still be matched! However, most companies do have matching gift request submission deadlines. Although program specifics vary by company, most corporations adhere to one of the following three standards for submission deadlines: 

  1. End of the calendar year. 
  2. A set number of months from the date of the donation. The standard is one year though it can range from one to twelve months. 
  3. End of January or February in the year following when the donation was made. 

Payroll Deductions 

Payroll deductions are another way you can donate to Habitat for Humanity Portland Region through your workplace. Gifts can be either one-time or ongoing. Please check with your employer to see how you can donate through payroll deductions. 

See if the company you work for matches gifts (above) and have your monthly payroll deductions matched! 

Our Information 

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region 
1478 NE Killingsworth St 
P.O Box 11527 
Portland, OR 97211 


Tor Ostrom 
Phone: 503-502-3472 
Fax: 503-287-4649 

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Workplace Giving Campaigns 

You can designate Habitat for Humanity Portland Region to receive your donation through campaigns conducted in your workplace. These are just some of the campaigns you can designate Habitat for Humanity Portland Region through: 

  • Benevity 
  • United Way 
  • YourCause 
  • DonorPerfect 
  • Combined Federal Campaign 
  • State Campaigns 
  • City and County Campaigns 

Please check with your employer for more information. Or if you have questions, contact Tor at 503-502-3472 or at tor.ostrom@habitatportlandregion.org

Support for Workplace Giving Campaigns 

We are happy to partner with your company to promote workplace giving! In conjunction with your workplace giving program or campaign, Habitat can provide information about our work and services or may even be able to give a presentation to your employees about our organization. 

If you are interested or have questions, contact Tor at 503-502-3472 or at tor.ostrom@habitatportlandregion.org

Team Builders 

Is your business interested in group volunteer opportunities with Habitat? 

Habitat’s Team Builders program is designed especially for corporate groups to come together for a day of team building and home building with Habitat for Humanity. No previous construction experience is necessary– just a willingness for your group to work together as a team to help your community. 

Learn more