Fundraising & Development
One misconception in fundraising is that securing sponsorship from a large company in your community is next to impossible. People are often intimidated by the corporate world and they ultimately sell themselves, and their organizations, short. Many large companies have policies to support local giving.
How a Company Benefits
Keep in mind that corporate sponsorships provide an opportunity for companies to portray themselves as civic-minded within their respective communities. Your organization's mission could be the perfect way for companies to do this. In addition, remember that companies also sponsor nonprofit organizations because they are seeking:
What a Company Wants
While each company is different, most companies ask the same key questions: