Being a Strategic Partner to Corporations: From Finding a Match for Long-term Relationships
It’s important to consider if relationship development with corporations will lead to a beneficial partnership for both parties. CECP offers some guiding questions on approaching corporate funders and determining if they are a right match for your nonprofit.
As corporate giving bounces back, six things nonprofits need to know
Good news for nonprofits: After years of recession-battered budgets, corporate giving is rebounding. To best engage corporate donors, nonprofits need to understand six trends, says Judy Belk, senior vice president at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
Building social purpose through partnerships
Forming an impactful nonprofit partnership may be one of many steps a company takes toward becoming a force for good in society, but it can be a positive step.
Nonprofits looking for good corporate fit
Nonprofits that want corporate partners need to do their homework, find companies with missions aligned with their own, identify assets a company can use to help address social problems the nonprofit cares about, and show the impact it is making fixing those problems.
Corporations redefine bottom line
Slammed by the economy and global competition, a growing number of companies are retooling their business model to incorporate philanthropic strategies to address social and global problems that limit their business.
Creating holiday giving partnerships
Good partnerships between nonprofits and corporations aren’t just about money - they’re about collaboration toward the achievement of a common goal.
Maximizing matching gifts
If donors care enough about a nonprofit to write a check, they likely will care enough to request a match from their employer, but only if you make it easy for them.
Funders, nonprofits work together
A network of 11 foundations and 109 nonprofits and advocacy groups aims to reduce global-warming pollution in eight Midwest states through systems mapping and collaborative action.
Foundations urged to collaborate, adapt
A new report looks at strategies foundations can use to overcome their built-in reluctance to change so they can address urgent problems.
Western Union transmits economic opportunity
The company’s five-year, $5 million effort aims to boost economic opportunity for millions while boosting its reputation and even its bottom line.