STARTING A WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN
When employees give through their place of employment, it builds morale and fosters team building. Employers who give their employees a chance to support Habitat for Humanity find that it increases employee satisfaction and helps recruit and retain talent.
Benefits to Employers
- Community Image – The employer is seen as a community partner who raises funds for those in need of affordable home ownership
- Employee Morale – Employees feel good when they can support Habitat Fresno County
- No-Cost Employee Benefit – Employees receive an extra benefit without increasing employer expenditures.
Benefits to Employees
- Choice – Employees can designate how they would like to have their donation used
- Convenience – Employees sign up annually and their gift is spread throughout the year, making it easier to give a larger gift.
- Confidence – Because Habitat for Humanity Fresno County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, all workplace giving donations to Habitat are tax-deductible. The deductions (removed after federal, state and FICA taxes) reduce net pay but do not affect gross income.
Two Ways to Give:
One-time gift: Employees give a one-time donation either through a giving by clicking here we can create a custom fundraising campaign for your company! Contact our donor support team at Info@HabitatFresno.Org to set up a custom company fundraising page.
Payroll deduction: Employees choose to have a specific amount automatically deducted from their paycheck for a designated number of pay periods. How it works: Employees complete payroll deduction pledge cards or complete an online form. If you are interested in setting up workplace giving for your company and are an HR rep, click the HR Guide below for more info.
We know that when you take the time to give, you want simple and convenient options.
To accommodate this request, Habitat partners with employers all over the U.S. to allow their employees the option of giving through the workplace.
Regular contributions from hardworking employees and their employers make a big impact over time by helping families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
Make a donation and double your impact with your employer’s matching gift
Many employers will match tax-deductible charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and employees’ spouses.
Does your company participate? We have an easy-to-use search tool that lets you see if your employer will match your Habitat donation.
For more information, visit our Employer matching gifts FAQ.
Employers can join Habitat’s workplace giving program
The Gift that Builds is an opportunity for companies and their employees to get hands-on with their support for Habitat. This can be through volunteerism, donations and advocacy.
Whether you want to start a new campaign or add Habitat to your company’s existing campaign, contact the Gift that Builds team at 1-800-422-4828, ext. 3498 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the tools you need and options for different levels of involvement.
Join an existing workplace giving campaign
Each year thousands of employees are given the opportunity to direct a portion of their paycheck to the charities of their choice through workplace giving campaigns. You can help us serve more families in need of safe, affordable housing by directing your workplace contribution to Habitat.
Contact your employer to find out how to get involved in workplace giving or find out if your employer matches gifts to Habitat for Humanity.
Additionally, below is a list of giving campaigns that allow you to designate Habitat for Humanity as the recipient of your workplace contribution:
Write Habitat for Humanity on your pledge card and use our CFC number: 10945.
State and local government employees
Over 100 state and local workplace campaigns currently participate, so check to see if we are listed.
United Way workplace campaigns
Habitat for Humanity International participates in several national United Way workplace campaigns, including those in San Francisco, Allegheny County (Pittsburgh area) and the National Capital Area Campaign in Washington, D.C. If your local United Way campaigns do not list Habitat, you can write us in as a designation on the pledge card along with our address: Habitat for Humanity – Sierra Vista Area, Inc. PO Box 1574, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636.
For questions or additional information about workplace giving or a matching gift initiative, please email email@example.com.
People in your community and all over the world partner with the Sierra Vista Area Habitat for Humanity team to build or improve a place to call home. Join the thousands of individuals, families and businesses who support affordable homeownership initiatives across Cochise County. By building and repairing homes in our community, we are building a more just and compassionate world for all.