How to Choose the Right Partner

We looked at ways for you to take a simple transaction (a company buys a table at an event), make sure that it is reinforced by a relationship (a senior executive sits on your board), and evolves into a true partnership (a mutually beneficial exchange involving promotion and co-branding and a number of people, including“How to Choose the Right Partner”

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25 Ideas to Build a Lasting Partnership with a Business

Government funding is drying up, foundations are cautious, and individual donors are wary. Who in the nonprofit sector wouldn’t like to diversity their development efforts by raising more dollars from business sponsorships and partnerships? Small wonder that we when we promoted a Bagel Banter Breakfast roundtable for nonprofit professionals on this topic, we had a“25 Ideas to Build a Lasting Partnership with a Business”

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Think Partnerships, Not Just Sponsorships

Now more than ever, nonprofits are reaching out to the private sector to sponsor programs and events. Summer is often a time when executive directors, senior staff, and board members are anxious about bringing in sponsorships to finish the year or make an event break even.¬†Here are a few tips to keep in mind. First,“Think Partnerships, Not Just Sponsorships”

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Top Tips for Opening Corporate Doors

Corporations have three doors that non-profits can enter when seeking support. DOOR #1: This first door is called The Membership Door . It’s a very small door located just around the side of corporate headquarters. Behind this door is the money the corporation uses to join and support chambers of commerce, trade associations, and civic“Top Tips for Opening Corporate Doors”

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