Dollars for Doers Program: What is it and Should You Invest?

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Dec 16, 2015 11:30 AM ET

Dollars for Doers Program: What is it & Should You Invest?

A number of companies participate in a program that supports the giving of time by their employees commonly known as Dollars for Doers (D4D). There has been a lot of buzz in the marketplace of the value of this type of program and its benefits.

What is a dollars for doers program? It’s an employee giving program in which a company provide monetary grants to charities/non-profits. These are also referred to as volunteer grants (because the nonprofits that the corporations usually choose to give to are the ones that have many of that company’s employees as volunteers.)

First we think its key to share with you all the names this program is considered –

A Dollar By Any Other Name…

Sometimes Dollars for Doers programs are recognized by other names. Here are some common aliases for the corporate giving programs (just to keep you on your toes).

●      Grants for Time Programs

●      Dollar for Hour Programs

●      Matching Time Programs

●      Team Volunteer Grants

●      Community Grants

Secondly, who is using this type of program

Many corporations are tapping into this program at high rates, take a look at these companies that are going above and beyond to strengthen their Dollars for Doers program. Companies like ExxonMobil, Intel, Boeing, and Best Buy have all incorporated the Dollars for Doers program and are using it quite effectively.

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