Raise More Money from Your Business Community

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Learn how nonprofits can be more successful at raising money from their local business communities, how to involve corporate leaders, how to develop a case statement that shows the economic and social impact your organization has on your community, and how to run an annual corporate appeal. Buy the book at new workbook at www.LindaLysakowski.com.

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  1. 1. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
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  5. 5. o Corporate giving, not including sponsorships, accounted for just over 6% of all giving in the US o This amounted to over $18 billion in 2012 o Corporate giving has remained relatively stable since 1967 Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  6. 6. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity It’s not always the banks (and the big corporations) that are where they money is!
  7. 7. o Fortune 100 companies gave 10% of their gross revenue, all companies gave 13% of their gross revenue o Fortune 100 companies gave $559 per employee, all companies gave $650 per employee Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  8. 8. o Cash gifts/grants o In-kind donations o Employee Volunteerism/Giving o Collaborations/partnerships o Sponsorships Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
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  10. 10. o Direct Mail? o Corporate/Foundation Relations Office? o Sponsorship of/Attending Special Events? o Gifts in Kind? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  11. 11. o Business Advisory Council o Cultivation Strategies o Business/Corporate Appeal Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  12. 12. Ask for money, and you’ll get advice; ask for advice and you’ll get money! Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  13. 13. Do you want advice, or more? Finding and involving corporate leaders Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  14. 14. 1: The “rubber chicken circuit” Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  15. 15. 2: Knowing your case and being able to present it to the business community Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  16. 16. 3: Working with the business community Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  17. 17. o The Bottom Line o Efficiency o Impact on Community o Partnership Opportunities o Recognition Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  18. 18. o Assess your current assets. o What do you need? o Who do you need to involve? o Where will you find these leaders? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  19. 19. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  20. 20. o Tours o Individual Meetings o Involvement with your Organization Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  21. 21. o Breakfast Meetings/Lunches/Cocktail Parties o The Host o The Invitees o The Agenda Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  22. 22. o Hosting Cultivation Events/Activities o Opening Doors o Serving on the Development Committee Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  23. 23. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity Every board member has a sphere of influence!
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  25. 25. o Volunteers o Structure o The Case o Choosing the Right Prospects o Training o Reporting Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  26. 26. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity Chair Vice Chair Team Leader Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Leader Team Leader Team Leader Team Leader
  27. 27. o Identify Prospects o Set Goals o Develop the Case o Recruit the Chairs o Build the Teams o Train Volunteers o Report Meetings o Provide Recognition/Incentives o Assess Results Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  28. 28. When volunteers take ownership of the organization, they, in a sense, become Evangelists/Cheerleaders for your cause. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
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  30. 30. o List 3 steps you will take to “step up” your business approach. o List 3 companies you want to involve with your organization. o List three key volunteers you need to involve. o What is the one thing you will do tomorrow to get started? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  31. 31. 15% discount on my books: Raise More Money from Your Business Community—and Raise More Money from Your Business Community—The Workbook Use discount code: linda2014books at CharityChannel.com or LindaLysakowski.com Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
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