The Best Question to Ask Potential Corporate Funders

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Nearly all of us dream of an established company providing our nonprofit with significant funds. We are thrilled when we line up a meeting with a prime corporate prospect! At the meeting, we provide background information on our organization, smoothly present details on our programs, and confidently state how we are truly making an impact. Can you spot the problem? We fell in love with our own organizational goals…

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Badges, Bags and Keycards: Do we remember?

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Think about a conference that you attended hosted by another organization. Do you recall who sponsored the badges? Bags? Keycards? Coffee break the afternoon of the second day? Doubtful. The reality is we forget (and we are in the sponsorship business!) and attendees rarely remember. As a result, corporate executives don’t value these opportunities in the way that we would hope.     The standard approach is to offer one-off…

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