Corporate Partnerships Are Not Found In Databases

Corporate Partnerships Are Not Found In Databases

I am often asked to build corporate prospect pipelines for charities. For some, this means going to a database and that in the database it will list companies that are investing in your cause and Bingo! a company name and contact is added to your list. This might have...
Major Donor Perspective

Major Donor Perspective

The Mind-shift needed for Major Donor Fundraisers to raise Sponsorship Dollars Are you a Major Donor Fundraiser doing corporate fundraising? This is for you. Recently I had several conversations with some seriously kick-ass major gift fundraisers. These women are...
Exceptions to the “No Proposal” Rule

Exceptions to the “No Proposal” Rule

Sometimes a proposal is necessary for corporate fundraising, but when? I know you’ve heard it, don’t do a sponsorship proposal before the first meeting with a corporate prospect. Lots of the corporate sponsorship smarties say so! And, I couldn’t agree more, but I do...
Building Your Pipeline

Building Your Pipeline

How to build your corporate prospect pipeline, without the cold call! Fundraising of all kinds is about relationships. And this is just as true with corporate fundraising as it is with any other type of ask. In the end, you are always better off pitching sponsorship...
Creating Sticky Corporate Partnerships that Thrive!

Creating Sticky Corporate Partnerships that Thrive!

Building a partnership between a charity and a corporation is time-consuming and a lot of hard work, on both sides!!! Due to the upfront time involved, it can be an expensive venture. No charity, (or hard-working fundraiser!), has the time and resources to invest in...