A well-known fact about Americans is that they are givers. This is particularly true regarding giving to nonprofits, charitable organizations, and worthy causes.
Throughout the USA, companies are willing to donate to fundraisers through online requests on their websites. Below, we will list 77 companies eager to grant your donation requests. Reach out to them and be amazed at their generous offers to assist your fundraiser!
- Charity Safaris
Charity Safaris accepts online requests for donations and gives 100% safari hunting to qualifying nonprofits, charities, and worthy causes. The gifting is in the form of hunting safari trips to Argentina, New Zealand, and South Africa. The gifted trips may be sold in live, silent, and online auctions and raffles, and the organization gets to keep all the profits for their cause.
Access their online request form by visiting the Charity Safaris website.
- Elite Island Resorts
Elite Island Resorts offers a no-cost donation of Caribbean Vacation Certificates to exotic beachfront destinations such as Antigua, Barbados, Panama, and the Grenadines. Your nonprofit organization can use these in live, silent, or online auctions and raffles to raise 100% profit off sales for your cause and provide a memorable lifetime holiday for a lucky person.
Click here to see if your organization qualifies to complete an online donation request form and raise significant funds for your nonprofit.
- The Walt Disney Company
Disney joins nonprofits and charitable organizations to bring affirmative, relevant, and measurable impact to communities through in-kind contributions and employee volunteers to raise funds for a given cause. They support health, social empowerment, and conservation.
See if your organization qualifies by filling out their online donation request form.
- The Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton has a program called Community Footprints, which zero in on relief for hunger and poverty, children’s well-being, and the environment’s restoration and maintenance. They proudly partner with nonprofit organizations that support these aspirations. Requests for donations may be made here.
- Coca Cola
Coca-Cola gives aid to 501(c)(3) compliant nonprofit organizations in the USA. They provide help through monetary donations, sponsorships, and product donations. Determine if your organization is eligible by completing the online donation request form here.
This company offers donations to nonprofits through its philanthropic arm, the Cisco Foundation. They donate network technology through the Product Grant program to improve set-up and productivity. Global Impact Cash Grants are awarded to struggling communities with dire human needs, economic power, and education, specifically for community-based grants for the Bay Area in California. Click here to make online requests for donations.
- Ben and Jerry’s
Ben and Jerry’s offers grants nationally and at the state level in Vermont. The donations are specifically directed to community organizations across the USA. Ben and Jerry’s are big on human rights and social justice. Check their website for more information about the donation request criteria.
- American Electric Power
American Electric Power, through its foundation, offers donations to nonprofits nationally and those located within the AEP service area. They specifically support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education, housing, and hunger assistance. Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) certificates must secure an invitation to apply for grants from their local AEP and will then be directed to apply online. You can find more details on their information page.
- Dunkin’ Donuts
The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation supports organizations that have hunger relief as their cause.
Grants are made to food pantries and banks, grocery delivery programs, community gardens, and other food-based philanthropic causes.
Request a donation for your nonprofit organization directly on their website.
- General Motors
General Motors gives aid to 501(c)(3) compliant organizations that focus on STEM education and community development. They also support road and vehicle well-being initiatives and education. Eligible nonprofit organizations can visit the company’s website and follow the steps for securing a donation request.
- Home Depot
Home Depot’s philanthropic division, the Home Depot Foundation, through their Community Impact Grants, supports adaptation and repairs to the homes of at-risk communities. They also provide a Veteran Housing Grant to give back to veterans through organizations that support developing new and better-quality housing for vets. The donation request form for aspirant grantees is available on their website.
JetBlue regularly partners with like-minded nonprofits in their philanthropic giving. Their focus is on education, youth, community, and the environment. The company has several programs that zero in on different needs. An online donation request may be made.
- Host Hotels & Resorts
Host Hotels and Resorts supports nonprofit organizations that direct their efforts at education and youth enablement, environmental issues, health, and human well-being. They offer sponsorships, financial contributions, and emergency relief. To view their requirements to be considered for a donation, check their page on recommendations.
Marathon Petroleum Foundation, the philanthropic division of the oil company, concentrates its giving on organizations with 501(c)(3) certificates that focus on public safety, STEM education, and the conservation and sustainability of the environment. No religious or political causes are considered. Make your online donation request by starting your application process.
In response to their request for assistance, Marriott International gives in-kind donations of points towards hotel stays to nonprofit organizations. They specifically give to causes that advance human rights and inclusivity, work opportunities, support of children, and continuing support of responsible operations.
Microsoft has a multipronged way of helping eligible nonprofit organizations worldwide. Microsoft’s Tech for Social Impact Program allows the nonprofit to register for nonprofit offers and nonprofit Digital Skills Training and access the Nonprofit Hub, where you can access custom-made assistance with teamwork, output, and protection for your organization.
Walmart Inc. awards grants to local organizations through an open application process. Funding is provided directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to community organizations ranging from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $5,000. You can apply for these grants via their website.
Publix Supermarket Charities supports Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North and South Carolina, and Virginia communities. Through their online system, contributions are made through grants, gift cards, sponsorships, and program ads. Publix focuses on causes that support youth, education, and helping people experiencing homelessness.
A donation request form can be completed on their online portal.
- Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo Foundation works with an array of national and local nonprofit organizations. The bank’s funding priorities include financial health, housing affordability, small business growth, and sustainability. Grant Eligibility depends on several factors, including the ability to demonstrate fiscal and administrative stability and organizations that deliver services addressing critical community needs. Requirements for eligibility and online applications can be found on their grants page.
Verizon charitable funding prioritizes digital inclusion, climate protection, and human prosperity, and applications are by invitation only. However, nonprofit organizations seeking funding can approach their local community relations manager to determine eligibility. You can visit the Verizon grant requirements page to find your nearest relations manager.
The Valero Energy Foundation predominantly funds nonprofit organizations that are 501(c)(3) certificated and benefit disadvantaged children and families. This includes basic needs, health care, education, and civic and environmental initiatives. Information about their many successful charitable initiatives and grant applications can be found on the company’s philanthropy page.
Kroger donates via their Kroger Foundation and Zero Hunger/Zero Waste Foundation and focuses on nonprofits that operate in feeding programs, nutrition and well-being, inclusion and diversity, youth education and development, disaster relief, and fostering stronger communities. Nonprofits can apply for cash donations using the company’s donation request form.
- Whole Foods
Whole Foods donates to nonprofit organizations that share their value system and do community work in the areas where their stores are located through their grant request system. They generously also offer great charity event ideas to assist organizations with fundraising.
ALDI’s philanthropic focus is on youth and children’s health and well-being programs. Their community aid is to K-12 schools, police and fire departments, and faith-based organizations. ALDI Smart Kids Foundation partners with programs like Feeding America. Nonprofit organizations can apply for help on the company’s local grants online.
- Tractor Supply
Tractor Supply partners with nonprofits supporting animal care, agriculture, and veteran affairs. National 4H (the largest youth organization in the USA for children and youth aged 5 to 19) and high school FFA programs (intra-curricular program for students interested in agriculture and leadership).
Find more information and make an online donation request on the company’s website.
- S C Johnson
SC Johnson is a leading manufacturer of household cleaning products, and their varied giving is focused on nonprofits and charities dedicated to community conservation and ecological sustainability. The company readily responds to online requests for donations for worthy causes.
Toyota4Good takes a holistic approach to investing in communities, providing a sustainable impact beyond monetary contributions, engaging employees in volunteer work, and sharing their knowledge and know-how. Toyota focuses on four areas:
- workforce readiness
- inclusive mobility
- financial inclusion
- community resilience
Their efforts are concentrated in states with Toyota manufacturing plants. These include Alabama, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and West Virginia. The program guidelines can be found when you apply for a grant.
- The Tillamook County Creamery Association
TCCA commits to investing at least 4% of their annual profits in local communities, enriching areas where their employees and farmer-owners live. Their efforts focus on the key areas of Agricultural Advocacy, Food Security, and Healthful Children. Nonprofit organizations in Tillamook, Portland, Broadman, and the Pacific Northwest region can submit requests through their donation form.
Panera Bread Day-End Dough-Nation program donates unsold baked goods to local nonprofit organizations at the end of the day. They are working with charities nationwide, including food pantries, veteran services, and youth shelters, to provide bread. They also supply grants to nonprofit organizations with programs engaging in mentorship. More information can be found on their community giving page.
Nissan attempts to achieve its global vision of “Enriching people’s lives” by supporting NPOs through the Nissan Foundation and Nissan Neighbors that promoting respect and understanding among cultural and ethnic groups. Nissan Neighbors awards grants to education, the environment, and humanitarian aid. Nonprofits can apply for a grant through their community relations page.
- Dominion Energy
The Dominion Energy charitable foundation provides grants for nonprofit organizations focusing on education, environment, human needs, and community vitality. Dominion Energy provides electricity to areas in 14 states and focuses its charitable efforts in those same areas. Grants range between $1,000 to $15,000, and eligibility for an appointment can be ascertained by taking a quiz on their site.
Crayola’s mission is to “help parents and educators raise creatively alive children” and ensure children meet their emotional and physical needs. Their philanthropic efforts are focused on nonprofit organizations and schools in the Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania and Phillipsburg/Warren County in New Jersey.
On their Crayola Cares page, Crayola offers in-kind product donations and cash grants to organizations focused on the arts, education, civic affairs, health, and welfare.
CVS Health gives gift cards valued at $100 to some programs to be used for personal care products, school provisions, and water. They also offer “Health in Action” grants for nonprofit causes dedicated to health care and well-being programs within the community. Grant requests are by invitation only, and more information is available here.
Pepsi, through its philanthropic arm, The PepsiCo Foundation, is focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion. Pepsi makes various types of donations, such as beverages, monetary gifts, and in-kind services to nonprofits in the areas they serve. Nonprofits support veterans, military families, first responders, recycling and sustainability efforts, health and wellness, and support for communities where they live and work. Visit their information page for more information and a donation request form.
- Thrive Market
Thrive Market is passionate about making healthy food available to everyone. They partner with nonprofits that support needy communities, food, and products to assist with natural disasters. Thrive Market also offers yearly memberships for financially disadvantaged families, including students, teachers, veterans, nurses, and first responders. Submit a donation request on their website.
- Amy’s Kitchen
Amy’s Kitchen is a producer of organic foodstuff. They aid nonprofits and food banks that give to the neighborhoods where they are located. Their choice of organizations to support are like-minded and focus on organic agriculture, racial equality, and disaster relief. Visit the company’s website for further information as to whether your organization qualifies.
- Barnes and Noble
Barnes and Noble give freely to nonprofit organizations aligning with their giving criteria. They offer grants to organizations focusing on art, literacy, and education. The company manages donations and fundraising events via its stores.
The company’s website has more information regarding sponsorships and donations.
BMW makes donations to 501(c)(3) organizations in South Carolina in alignment with the value system supporting STEM education, sustainability, road safety, and cultural engagement. They give cash and in-kind donations. You can find more information and application requirements on their online donation request form.
- Burger King
Burger King’s philanthropic wing, The Burger King Foundation, is a global foundation in partnership with select nonprofit organizations that concentrate on literacy, scholarships, and a workable ongoing learning culture.
They also offer food donations, coupons, and gift cards in areas where they are located. Online donation requests can be found on Burger King’s website.
- Casey’s General Store
Casey’s General Store happily partners with nonprofit organizations in the areas where their stores are located. Their funding is geared towards eligible 501(c)(3) organizations focusing on hunger, education, and community—particularly healthcare workers, first responders, and vets. Make your application for help by clicking here for more information.
- Chesapeake Energy
Chesapeake Energy only donates to organizations and schools with a 501(c)3 certificate whose causes support STEM education, disaster relief, environmental issues, and community development. They only give to counties serviced by their company in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. Applications are considered at the beginning of February, May, and August from their online donation request form.
The Hearts ‘n’ Hugs fund donates furry friends to children suffering through critical illness, in foster care, in the wake of disaster, and facing other unimaginable hardships. They provide in-kind donations to U.S., Canadian, and U.K. organizations. To ascertain eligibility, submit a donation request.
- Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines invites registered 501(c)3) nonprofits to request aid for their fundraising events. Donations take the form of airline vouchers and may be used for auctions, raffles, and to fly in special staff or entertainers for events. Cash donations are also given, and any funding requests can be made on Frontier Airlines’ website.
Lego is another one of the companies willing to donate to fundraisers. Lego donates products to projects that are 100% charitable and promote children’s play, learning, creativity, and philanthropic organizations that support vulnerable and marginalized children. To inquire about donations, visit the LEGO product donations page.
The Target Foundation has several grant programs focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion, the environment, human rights, safety and preparedness, and community engagement. They support organizations locally in Minneapolis, St. Paul, nationally, and globally. To learn more, visit their grants page.
- Johnson & Johnson Vision
Johnson & Johnson Vision makes cash contributions to support nonprofit organizations focusing on healthy vision, healthcare access, STEM education, and healthy communities. They provide cataract surgery supplies to physicians who volunteer their time and expertise to serve in overseas medical missions. Information about all their charitable work can be found on their website.
The Salesforce Foundation is passionate about education, workforce development, and thriving community programs. They focus on supporting nonprofits that provide STEM education, educator support, college and career readiness, climate and community resilience, and racial equity. Learn more at Overview-Salesforce.com.
The Citi Foundation promotes economic progress and works to improve people’s lives in low-income communities worldwide. Their programs include the Community Finance Innovation Fund, Community Progress Makers, Global Innovation Challenge, and Pathways to Progress.
To learn more, visit their website at Citi Foundation.
- Uncommon Goods
Uncommon Goods chooses to support causes that positively impact the world. Through their Better to Give program, they provide BIPOC entrepreneurs with market opportunities and resources, advance the conservation of forests in America, and help those whose lives have been destroyed by conflict and disaster. Learn more here.
The Gilead Foundation has three pillars of giving.
- Giving Together matches employees’ donations to causes important to them.
- Community Donations contribute locally to community needs, historical funds, and STEM education.
- Creating Possible Fund seeds innovative solutions to social issues, focusing on achieving health equity through educational equity.
Learn more and apply on the company’s website.
- Goldman Sachs
Through their Community Development Grants, Goldman Sachs donates generously to education, inexpensive housing, small commercial development, and the revitalization of communities. They give specifically to New York City, New Jersey, and Utah.
Nonprofit organizations that are 501(c)(3) compliant and work in the community may check on their website for the grant.
- Keurig Dr Pepper
Keurig Dr Pepper works in partnership with nonprofits sold out to supporting communities where their clients, workers, and consumers live and work. Organizations that hold to their values and meet their criteria may find further information on how to apply for donations. Keurig Dr Pepper makes products and financial donations.
ConocoPhillips proudly supports 501(c)(3) compliant nonprofits, a government subdivision, or accredited schools. They have strict rules for eligibility for donations, which may be viewed on their website, where requests for assistance can also be made.
- Gourmet Gift Baskets
Gourmet Gift Baskets are happy to assist organizations with their fundraisers to support community causes. Each year, they allocate a budget for precisely this reason. If your organization is the fortunate recipient of a donation, you must agree that the name of your cause will be used to promote and publicize Gourmet Gift Baskets. The online donation request form can be accessed for more information and application criteria.
1% of all gift card sales and refills Nordstrom donates to charitable causes in the communities where they do business. Their grant window is effective from September 1 to November 1. Youth-focused nonprofits are a priority for Nordstrom. All information can be found on their corporate grantmaking page.
- State Farm Insurers
Good Neighbor Citizenship grants are the way that State Farm provides donations to nonprofits. You’ll need to be a 501(c)3, 501(c)4, and 501(c)6 organization to qualify, and their donations exclude programs that are political or religious by nature. They will likely fund grant applications for K-12 education, driver safety, housing relief, neighborhood revitalization, and job training.
The Orlando arm of Universal Studios offers ticket donations, which nonprofit organizations who work in the state of Florida may use for fundraising purposes. Religious and political organizations do not qualify. Learn more by visiting the website and applying for ticket donations.
Likewise, Universal Studios Hollywood provides a ticket donation program for organizations in Los Angeles County, CA. You can apply here.
Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, New Orleans, Portland, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. can benefit from The Nike Community Impact Fund, which supports local sports-focused nonprofits. Their Mid-South Grants Program is geared towards underserved communities in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. You may apply for grants on Nike’s website.
- Intercontinental Hotel Group
In the regions around its hotels, The Intercontinental Hotel Group provides charitable contributions to non-religious and non-political organizations that align with their values and code of conduct policy. Visit their site to apply for charitable donations.
Adobe requires nonprofits to register with Benevity for Adobe’s Matching Grants program. The company will match employee donations of time, cash, and securities, and they offer grants to organizations where ten employees volunteer together for three hours or more. Adobe believes in fostering positive change and growth in employee-led programs.
- Amazon Web Services
The AWS Imagine Grant program established by Amazon is to promote nonprofits using cloud technology in novel and groundbreaking ways. The program has two awards:
- focusing on modernization and digital transformation
- scalable, industry-changing projects
Visit their site for more information and sign up to be notified when the next application cycle opens.
- Bank of America
Bank of America funds charitable organizations throughout the year in different categories on a rotating basis, including:
- revitalization, preservation, and stabilization initiatives that engage community stakeholders in building livable communities
- transit-oriented development efforts that connect individuals to jobs, services, schools, and economic opportunity
Visit Bank of America’s website for more information about eligibility criteria, grants, and sponsorships.
eBay is a booming e-commerce retailer with billions of dollars in revenue. They offer numerous ways in which eBay users can support their favorite charities. Some sellers opt to give a percentage of their sales towards charitable causes. On the other hand, buyers can add philanthropic donations to each purchase.
If you register as an official eBay charity, you can make your organization visible, and it becomes relatively easy for donors to identify and give to your nonprofit organization. Be sure to register your organization today!
- Office Depot
Feed the Children, and Office Depot runs a product donation program that connects students with education supplies and resources to optimize their education. If your organization is focused on educational preparedness or helping developing young people, click here to learn more about the program and apply for product donations.
- Organic Valley
Organic Valley offers financial and product donations, grants, and sponsorship opportunities through its Power of We portal. Organic Valley is a national farming cooperative specializing in dairy products. Contributions go toward nonprofits and research institutions engaging in research projects on organic farming and organic soil health. You can learn more about their grant program.
Besides manufacturing outdoor clothing and gear, Patagonia donates to organizations supporting the environment. Retail grants are offered to local NPOs around their stores, and media grants for organizations using media strategically. Their charitable program also includes corporate grants for nationally focused programs in the U.S. and Canada and international assistance in 20 other countries.
Most contributions are by invitation only, but organizations can apply for international grants through the respective country portals. Learn more about their funding on their website.
The Women’s Sports Foundation and Athleta hosts the Power of She Fund. “Our vision is for girls and women of all ages to unlock limitless possibilities through the power of sport and movement…”
They provide grants to organizations focusing on girls and women’s sports, and specifically, The Move Together donation supports organizations that foster a multigenerational connection in women’s sports communities. The Wellness for All grant is for programs that improve inclusivity and accessibility for female BIPOC communities.
- Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines is one of the companies willing to donate to fundraisers, particularly as it pertains to their three key pillars:
- Children and families – support organizations focused on enhancing their lives and opportunities for learning and growth.
- Service members and first responders—help with reconnecting with family, receiving education, and embarking on new careers.
- The environment—investing in commodities and resources to minimize carbon footprint and protect our planet.
Boeing supports its employees and the causes they care about by matching their donations to eligible nonprofits. Boeing also offers charitable grants to selected organizations that align with its values and goals. If you are interested in applying for sponsorship from Boeing, you can submit an online request with a written proposal.
Macy’s is committed to supporting its employees and the communities they serve by matching their donations and volunteer hours to qualified nonprofits. Macy’s also provides grants to organizations in areas such as arts and culture, education, environmental sustainability, HIV/AIDS, and women’s issues.
In 2020, Macy’s donated more than $7.6 million to deserving charities.
- JP Morgan
JP Morgan Chase is committed to investing in the well-being of animals, people, and communities. By 2023, the company plans to donate $1.75 billion to various causes, such as animal welfare, civic activities, community development, education, medical research, human and social services, and more. You must follow their grant application guidelines to apply for a grant from JP Morgan Chase.
Wegmans has a diverse donation plan that supports various causes and initiatives. In 2020, the company and its employees gave back to the community in many ways:
- hunger relief programs
- scholarships to employees
- supporting community-wide donations and events
- providing meals to people in need
Grant requests can be made through Wegman’s online request form.
- Cracker Barrel
The Cracker Barrel supports nonprofits whose cause is the U.S. armed forces, veterans, and active service members. Causes in alignment with Cracker Barrel’s value system can apply for financial and in-kind donations on their website.
- Clif Bar
The Clif Family Foundation funds organizations that improve community health, protect the environment, and strengthen the food system. The foundation looks for projects that address at least two of these issues. You can apply for grants from the foundation here. The foundation also offers sponsorship and product donations to community-oriented events through the Goody Bag program.
Sony partners with nonprofit organizations offering monetary and in-kind grants. The qualifying nonprofits must focus on education and culture, community outreach and civic well-being, environment, and disaster respite.
The Nourishing Neighbours Campaign funds organization deals with hunger relief nationally. Applications are considered all year, and requests for proposal invitations are sent out every fall. Find out more information on their grant page.
- Big Lots
The Big Lots Foundation accepts donation requests from nonprofit organizations concentrating on housing, healthcare, education, and hunger relief. They operate in the areas where they have stores and distribution centers. They provide gift cards and in-kind donations, and you can visit their website to get more information and apply for aid.
There are hosts of companies ready and willing to donate to fundraisers and give towards the upliftment and well-being of their communities and environment. Several are mentioned here, but it is also worth noting that most of these companies’ giving does not stop just donating to nonprofits and charities. There are a host of ways in which they graciously give.