Your gift to Valpo could be doubled or even tripled! More than 23,000 employers have a matching gift program, which can increase the impact of your gift. Some companies will match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. Search below for your company to see how your gift can go even further in advancing Valpo’s mission. All gifts — and matches — supportForever Valpo: The Campaign for Our Future.



Locating your employer’s matching gift program is easy:

  • Enter your employer’s name and click “Search.”
  • A window will open with search results from the Gift Plus matching gift database. Click on your company’s name.
  • Once you’ve found your company, you will see a page of information and guidelines for your company’s matching gift program. This information page provides instructions for how to request a gift match from your company; many companies offer gift matching online, while some require a form.
  • The information page also tells more about your company’s matching gift program, such as the company’s gift match ratio and minimum and maximum gift matches per year.


You may also contact Teresa Martin at 219.464.5976 or matching.gifts@valpo.edu if you have questions regarding matching gifts.

In addition to direct and matching gifts, there are many other ways to support Valparaiso University. Here are just a few other ways you can support Valpo!

Gift Match Challenge
Info coming soon

Crowdfunding
Info Coming Soon

Thrivent Choice Dollars
Benefit members of Thrivent Financial have the power to recommend, at no cost, how Thrivent distributes some of its charitable grant funds using a vehicle called Choice Dollars. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members can recommend which nonprofit organizations should receive charitable grant funding from Thrivent. If you have Choice Dollars available to direct, please consider directing to Valparaiso University. For more information, or to direct your Choice Dollars, visit Thrivent’s Choice Dollars website or contact your Thrivent Financial representative. You can also read Thrivent’s informational brochure on Choice Dollars.

In Thrivent’s Choice Dollars database of organizations, we are listed as “Lutheran University Assoc Inc dba Valparaiso University.”

AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support Valparaiso University every time you shop on Amazon.com, at no additional cost. When you shop through smile.amazon.com, a portion of the purchase price will be designated to the charitable organization of your choice. To designate Valparaiso University or the Valparaiso University Guild as the recipient of AmazonSmile gifts, sign into smile.amazon.com with your Amazon account; any purchases made through smile.amazon.com will award gifts to the organization of your choice.