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Philanthropy & Volunteerism

Employee Matching Gifts

Corning amplifies employee giving by matching donations to eligible nonprofit organizations.

The Employee Matching Gifts program, which began in 1958, allows Corning U.S. employees to amplify their contributions to nonprofits that are important to them.


Program highlights

  • Active part-time and full-time U.S. Corning employees who have been employed for at least 30 days and Corning Board of Directors members are eligible to participate in the matching gifts program.
  • In 2024, Corning Incorporated will contribute $0.50  for every $1 gift made by eligible Corning employees and directors of at least $10 made to eligible nonprofit organizations, up to $7,500 per employee each calendar year.
  • The nonprofit organization maximum is $25,000 per calendar year.
  • The minimum donation amount to be matched is $10.00.
  • Donations should be submitted for a matching gift in the calendar year in which the donation occurred. No submissions will be accepted for gifts made after December 31 (i.e.,2023 donations can be submitted for matching from 1/1/2023-1/31/2024)

Eiligible nonprofits

Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) or 509(a) public charity. All applicants must comply with Corning Incorporated’s non-discrimination statement*. Religious, political and membership groups are not eligible.

Eligible nonprofit organizations include U.S. accredited public-school districts, nonprofit private schools, and colleges / universities as well as U.S. public charities in the following categories:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community & Civic
  • Educational Institutions & Support
  • Environmental
  • Health, Wellness & Human Services

*Corning Community Impact & Investment does not provide funding to any organization that has a written policy of discrimination. This includes, but is not limited to, discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, domestic partner status, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance. Organizations that serve a specifically defined population, per their mission, would not be considered discriminatory.