WAMU 88.5 : Support

Workplace Giving and Matching Gifts

Workplace giving programs are an important source of funding for WAMU 88.5 and a convenient way for you to make your gift of financial support through payroll deduction.

Combined Federal Campaign

Due to an administrative error, WAMU will not be participating in the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to participate in 2016.

In the meantime, please consider making your tax-deductible contribution directly to WAMU. Thank you.

Community 1st of Greater Washington, DC (America's Charities)

Community1st - America's Charities works with employers to demonstrate their support for community needs through employee payroll deduction giving campaigns. Our Community1st number is: #91855.

See if your employer is a member of Community1st.

Make a donation directly online through Community1st.

Please be sure to check the appropriate box on your allotment form to ensure your name is released to WAMU so that we can acknowledge your gift (your permission is required for the CFC or Community1st to release your name).

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer's name below.


If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to WAMU may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

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