Important Instructions

Contribution Information 

  • County Programs - You may donate to help those who live in Sacramento County.
  • Federations - You may donate to one or all Federations who are participating in the Campaign.
  • Charitable 501(c)(3) Organizations - You may give to one or more charities by entering their codes, which are listed in the Employee Giving Campaign Brochure.
    • Note: Only charitable organizations qualified as exempt under paragraph (3) of subsection (c) of Section 501 of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954 qualify to receive designations. Status is verified prior to payments. If an agency does not qualify, the donor will be notified. Approved expenses are deducted before designations are distributed. America's Best Charities will process all contributions made to 501(c)(3) organizations that are not under a Federation.

How Would You Like to Give?

  • Option 1: Payroll Deduction - Contributions made through payroll deduction will be deducted January 12, 2018 through December 21, 2018. You can donate through payroll deduction using Giving Matters 365 (GM365).
  • Option 2: One-time Donations - Contributions can be made through GM365 using a debit/credit card.

Deciding How MuchHoe much to donate image

  • Only you can decide how much you will give to the cause that touches your heart, but to help you make that decision, the schedule illustrates several annual contribution levels and the specific amounts per pay period (based on 26 pay periods annually) needed to provide that level of giving. 
  • Please visit  “How Your Donation Helps” to see what $1, $2, or $5 can do per pay period.