Program Guidelines
Employees eligible to participate in the Matching Gift Program include all salaried and non-seasonal hourly employees of Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Inc., Universal Leaf North America U. S., Inc., Lancaster Leaf Tobacco Company of Pennsylvania, Inc., J. P. Taylor Company LLC, FruitSmart, Silva International, Shank's Extracts, Universal Leaf Tobacco International, Inc., and Universal Corporation Board members.

Generally, organizations that are non-profit and designated to be tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service under 501(c)(3) qualify as recipients for the match. It is the employee's responsibility to determine if the recipient organization meets this qualification and, if necessary, provide evidence of the qualification.

Examples of organizations and gifts that are ineligible for a match under the Employee Matching Gift Program include but are not limited to:

  • Payments to offset tuition, books, or other student fees
  • In-kind contributions
  • Membership dues
Matching Gift Form

Matching Gift Form and Guidelines

Matching Gift Form and Guidelines (Español)

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