Step-by-Step: How To Secure Donations on DonationMatch

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Nonprofit organizations on DonationMatch can request in-kind donations from participating companies.

REGISTER: Go to www.donationmatch.com and click the "Sign Up" button in the upper right corner. Enter your name, email (with organization domain if possible), and password to set up your account.

ADD AN ORGANIZATION: Once logged in, click "New Profile" in the upper right corner and select "Add New Organization" from the dropdown menu. You can either save your profile as a draft or submit it for review. Once submitted, DonationMatch will verify your organization. You will receive a confirmation email if we approve your profile.

ADD AN EVENT: Once approved, you can add your first event by clicking the "Add an Event" button on your Dashboard. Enter event details including date, location, attendee demographics, promotion methods, and donation use. This information is shared with donor companies so be as detailed as possible. Learn how to make your event more attractive to donors.

FIND DONATIONS: Once you have added your event, click "Find Donations" in the left column. It may take a few moments for your donation catalog to populate the first time. Scroll down the page to see items your organization is eligible for. Click "See Details" to learn more about each item.

REQUEST DONATIONS: Click the "Request Item" button when you find a donation you like. Your organization and event information will be automatically sent to the donor company.

It is up to each company to respond through our system. If the company accepts your request, DonationMatch will send you an email with delivery, pickup, or printing instructions. You can also access all your responses through the "My Matches" section of your account.

Some items listed at the bottom have links to external applications. We provide these shortcuts as a courtesy to help you secure more items. These companies not yet part of the DonationMatch platform.

SECURE MORE DONATIONS: Free accounts may list one event at a time, send up to two requests per day, and make up to 5 matches per event. To upgrade your event or account, click the "Upgrade Options" button on the left column. Visit our pricing page to read more about the benefits of upgrading.

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