Workplace Giving


Workplace giving is a way for employees to contribute to charitable organizations at their place of work.

Advantages for Employers

  • Workplace GivingHelps establish a business as a community leader.
  • Boosts employee morale. People feel good about contributing to their community.
  • Minimizes the demand on your payroll system. Only one deduction per employee needs to be tracked.
  • Any size business can participate.
  • Only one check needs to be written
  • Campaign materials provided—brochures, pledge forms, posters, speakers, etc.
  • Knowledgeable support staff helps you maximize the campaign at your workplace and minimize interruptions.
  • Detailed reporting and tracking of each donor’s contribution is provided.
  • Tracking and disbursement of all funds to the selected charities is done by CSI.

Advantages for Employees

  • gives employees choice in giving and with it the satisfaction of supporting causes close to their hearts.
  • Everyone can make a difference. Even $2 a paycheck adds up to a substantial gift over a year.
  • Easy way to give back to the community.
  • Convenience of making charitable decisions once a year.
  • Provides a simple means for employees to budget their contributions each year.
  • Efficient and effective way to track annual contributions.
  • Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
  • Contributor can remain anonymous.
  • All donors receive a verification letter for their contributions.
  • Still allows the opportunity to make a one-time contribution by check, credit card or cash.

Advantages for Participating Charities

  • Less time is spent fundraising allowing more staff time for programs.
  • Financially more efficient than other forms of fundraising so more money goes directly to programming and services.
  • Knowing how much has been pledged allows charities to budget more effectively.
  • Low-cost way to educate the community about their organization.
  • Most employees give more through payroll contribution than can with a one-time gift.
  • Collaboration with like-minded charities