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Sponsor Fulfillment Reports: How to Impress Sponsors and Funders

Sponsor Fulfillment Reports: How to Impress Partners and Funders

Sponsor Fulfillment Reports: How to Impress Partners and Funders

If you want to stand out and show your project impact and wins to sponsors, funders, partners and champions, sponsor fulfillment reports can help. Providing data, metrics, and showcasing the projects that sponsors and funders supported is an important part of relationship building, meeting (and exceeding) agreement terms, showing the impact of project support, and setting the stage for more or multiple-year sponsorships and good project stewardship. 

Elements of Sponsor Fulfillment Reports:

Sponsor fulfillment reports can be a combination of documents and evidence. Below are just some of the details you can gather to demonstrate to sponsors how their support has provided a return on investment. 

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Collaborative Book Strategy for Nonprofits: Be an Author, Share Your Message, and Make a Bigger Impact

Collaborative Book Strategy for Nonprofits

Collaborative Book Strategy for Nonprofits: Be an Author, Share Your Message, and Make a Bigger Impact

Nonprofits, charities, and service clubs... have you considered having one of your staff, board, volunteers or clients contribute stories to a collaborative book?

One of the missions of many nonprofits, charities, and service clubs is telling their story, the stories that connect donors, funders, and sponsors to their cause.

Being part of a collaborative book is a great way to share a story about your organization. You can then use the book as an ongoing fundraiser, prizes for your events, and as recognition gifts for donors, sponsors, volunteers, board members… and the list goes on. You can even have sponsors buy bulk quantities of the book for you to then give away or use for fundraising or in your programs with clients.

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Sponsorship for Nonprofits & Service Clubs: How to Attract Sponsors, Raise Funds & Make a Bigger Impact

Sponsorship for Nonprofits & Service Clubs: How to Attract Sponsors, Raise Funds & Make a Bigger Impact

Sponsorship for Nonprofits & Service Clubs: How to Attract Sponsors, Raise Funds & Make a Bigger Impact

As a nonprofit fundraiser, you know the value of government funding, individual donations, and grants, but another source of revenue to consider is corporate sponsorship -- an untapped revenue source for many nonprofits and service clubs. 

Many nonprofits have effectively leveraged relationships with corporate sponsorships to increase revenue, further their cause or mission, and make a bigger impact.

Nonprofits, associations, and service clubs can raise more money and boost impact to support their projects and programs when they understand how corporate sponsorship works and how such support differs from what most charities know as philanthropy. When organizations and those responsible for association management know what sponsorship decision-makers want to see, they can build meaningful relationships with brands. Leaders and managers who understand how corporate sponsorship and cause marketing works will stand out and get more yeses!

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Why Sponsor Testimonials and References Can Help Get More Yeses

Why Sponsor Testimonials and References Can Help Get More Yeses

Why Sponsor Testimonials and References Can Help Get More Yeses


​Many nonprofits, charities, associations and event planners are missing an important step in the sponsorship and fundraising process. 

This one step can help you raise funds and attract the interest from brands and businesses you have not yet partnered with.

If you are not asking for references and testimonials from corporate partners and sponsors that you have worked with, you are missing out on attracting new partners and sponsorship to help you raise funds, increase revenue, and help you make a bigger impact in your community.

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4 S's in Leadership That Increase Sponsorship

4 S's in Leadership That Increase Sponsorship

Whether you are a for-profit business, a not-for-profit or nonprofit organization, a charity, foundation, or service club, there are 4 S's related to leadership that help build capacity, sustainability, and increase your fundraising efforts. Those are Speaking, Sales, Sponsorship, and Service.

Let’s break these down separately.

Speaking:

With Association Management (or in your role as a leader, board president, business owner, or a director of a not-for-profit organization), it is important to remember that speaking and sharing your message/mission through presentations and/or media is a vital, yet complex skill set for success.

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