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Are you at the Beginning? Building the Basics, and Nothing More!

Are you at the Beginning? Building the Basics, and Nothing More!

Sitting at your desk, looking at a blank page and thinking I don’t know how to get started with corporate fundraising. I’ve seen so many companies sponsoring events, and I know that companies give cheques to charity, but I honestly am not sure what the first step is....

Multi-passionate Giving!

Multi-passionate Giving!

Multi-passionate entrepreneur is a concept you read about when you are a small business owner. It means that it’s hard to pick your area of expertise when you have many, and therefore you keep them all in your business mix. Well, that’s how I feel about giving to...

Why Playing the Long Game is Worth the Wait

Why Playing the Long Game is Worth the Wait

As you brainstorm your kick-ass fundraising strategy, ask yourself this: are you in it for the long game or is this about the shortest path to cash? I ask this because I hear so very often from Board Directors, Executive Directors and (less often) Fundraisers that...

How to Create Awesome Fulfillment Reports

How to Create Awesome Fulfillment Reports

We can’t really start talking about awesome fulfillment reports without addressing the obvious elephant in the room - awesome fulfillment! Grunt. You know who you are, and so do I. We’ve chatted about how totally crappy it is to get to fulfillment report time and...

How to Create a Winning Proposal

How to Create a Winning Proposal

Supporting charities in developing great proposals for their corporate prospects is one of my favorite things to do! I have seen and put together so many proposals that I know just how to catch the eye of corporate sponsors - and I am excited to share this with you!...

The REAL secret to meeting your fundraising goals

The REAL secret to meeting your fundraising goals

There is an endless amount of work to do in our sector. Our fundraising will never be done.

So how do we manage it all?

The answer doesn’t lie in how to improve our fundraising tactics. It’s not even in our fundraising strategies. The answer… is in our habits…

5 Steps to Your Best Month Ever!

5 Steps to Your Best Month Ever!

Using the principle of corporate partnership stickiness to steward, speak to, and create focus groups to build corporate revenue.

Why is saying sorry part of your pitch?

Why is saying sorry part of your pitch?

Incorporating sorry as part of your pitch is something I am seeing. If you need to say sorry as a part of your corporate sponsorship request, you need to figure out why and fix it! If you are doing it right, you are offering a company something of value, so know what that is and deliver the message clearly.