[Question] Is donation-matching deceptive?

Am I wrong in the following assessment of donation matching systems?:

In most cases of donation matching, the person/​organisation putting up the pool of money for the match would have given it all to charity anyway. To tell people that they can “double their donation” is dishonest because the money that is used to match theirs probably would have been donated at some point regardless.

The real purpose of donation matching is to encourage people who wouldn’t have otherwise donated to donate, by telling them that their donation will be doubled.

Is this a fair assessment? Why/​ why not?

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