Corporate Sponsorship Is Not A Quick Funding Fix

Corporate sponsorship is a long tail strategy not a fast financial solution. And it takes time. It can take MONTHS to close a sponsorship deal. Most folks aren’t successful because they step away just before  the deal gets into the closing stage–presuming a sponsor is stalling or disinterested when in fact, there are internal meetings, Read more about Corporate Sponsorship Is Not A Quick Funding Fix[…]

Get Corporate Sponsorship! The Step By Step Guide To Securing Funding From Corporations

If you want to get or increase your fundraising, this e-book is a roadmap of pertinent steps for raising money from corporations. Some of the secrets you’ll learn inside include: 11 types of benefits you can offer corporations beyond logo recognition The list of 22 retailers in your neighborhood that want to help your organization Read more about Get Corporate Sponsorship! The Step By Step Guide To Securing Funding From Corporations[…]

How I wasted $9,200 of other peoples money trying to secure corporate sponsorships

More than 88% of corporations contribute to charitable causes, yet many people and organizations are unsure about the best ways to develop a prospect list, prepare a proposal, approach a corporate prospect face to face, and ultimately persuade a corporation to support their cause. Now, I want you to imagine with me for a moment Read more about How I wasted $9,200 of other peoples money trying to secure corporate sponsorships[…]

How to Uncover Vital Information About The Audience You Serve

When securing corporate sponsorship, it is critically important to know what and who your organization serves and how your audience can benefit a prospective sponsor. Here are three things to know about uncovering vital information about the audience you serve: Define Your Audience It is important to define your and your sponsor’s audience.  Find out how Read more about How to Uncover Vital Information About The Audience You Serve[…]

7 Things to Know about Corporate Philanthropy vs. Corporate Sponsorship

It’s important to recognize the differences between corporate philanthropy and corporate sponsorship. Here are seven distinctions: 1. Corporate philanthropy is motivated by altruism and supports a socially beneficial cause without financial or material reward to the corporation. 2. Philanthropic gifts could include donations of money, goods, services, and time. 3. Corporate philanthropy is often managed by Read more about 7 Things to Know about Corporate Philanthropy vs. Corporate Sponsorship[…]

5 No Nonsense Tips For Closing A Sponsorship Deal

So you’ve read Get Corporate Sponsorship and have taken all the right steps to implementing your sponsorship program. You are near final stage of the process: asking for the money. Here are five  tips for closing the deal: 1. Make a good business pitch That includes: overview of your history  and track record, sponsor benefits, Read more about 5 No Nonsense Tips For Closing A Sponsorship Deal[…]

5 Tips for Getting Corporate Sponsorship for Your Nonprofit

Eighty eight percent of corporations give to charitable causes. Some steps to standing out and getting your share of these contributions include: developing a prospect list of warm leads, preparing a strong proposal, approaching a sponsor, and ultimately persuading them to support your organization. 5 Tips for Getting Corporate Sponsorship for Your Nonprofit: 1. Understand Read more about 5 Tips for Getting Corporate Sponsorship for Your Nonprofit[…]

I’m A Failure. So What!

Most memoirs and autobiographies about successful people have two common themes: The person FAILED— often multiple times before becoming successful Despite failing, the person was COURAGEOUS enough to press on in their pursuit of success. I hope my favorite quotes about failure and this video inspires the SO WHAT in you. “If you want to be, have or do something Read more about I’m A Failure. So What![…]