What are Matching Funds?

Nonprofits often have many questions about Matching  Funds – what they are, how organizations can get them, etc. Hopefully we can shed some light on this mystery!


Mathcing FundsWhat are Matching Funds?

Matching funds are funds that are put up by a donor (or group of donors) to “challenge” others to give, usually to give a certain goal amount. Matching funds are a 1:1 match of donor dollars up to an agreed upon amount.

For example:

Matching fund donors will match all donations given to a nonprofit up to $5,000 on North Texas Giving Day.

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Meet theTeam – Tina Lin

With over 2,000 nonprofit organizations participating in #NTxGivingDay, we receive tons of emails and phone calls, with questions, questions, and more questions. Today you are going to meet the person whose primary role with #NTxGivingDay is to provide support for all of the nonprofits and lead our team through the day-of events — Meet Tina Lin!


Untitled-1Role with North Texas Giving Day: I am the Nonprofit Ninja and I help with all Nonprofit Organization support and coordinate the Dallas day-of events.

How long have you been at CFT/with NTGD? I have been working with CFT and the #NTxGivingDay Team for two years. Continue reading