If you give money to nonprofit organizations or charities, why not see if your financial donation can be doubled in just a few easy steps? Many corporations have little-known matching programs that match the money you give to charity. All you have to do is ask your human resources department if it has such a program. It usually works like this: The corporation has a list of preapproved charities where it will match employee donations. All you have to do is fill out some paperwork, and like magic, your donation is doubled.