4 risks that derail corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships can deliver incredible results, but they do come with risks. Its best to be prepared for the four main risks that can derail a partnership. Similarly environmental organisations won’t consider partnerships with fossil fuel companies.

Myth busting in corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships people are unique. Some of the biggest challenges in corporate partnerships are the myths and inaccurate assumptions about what constitutes a partnership and what a partner is willing to do for your non-profit.

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The Queen’s Gambit and corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

There are also lots of parallels to be drawn with corporate partnerships. Understanding how to play corporate partnerships is very similar to understanding chess. The white pawns are all of the things that you can offer in a partnership that might solve these issues.

The cycle of frustration in corporate partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

Working in partnerships can sometimes feel like we’re chasing our own tails, but not as much fun. Potential – whether you’re starting from scratch or rebuilding a partnership portfolio, there’s partnership potential for everyone.

Are You Ready to be a Disrupter?

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships are moving fast and becoming more sophisticated. Challenging times need a different approach to winning and building partnerships and managing complexity. Challenging your partner to think differently unlocks new opportunities with corporate partners.

Lighting the fire: leadership for corporate partnership success

Stellar Partnerships

Good leadership is critically important to light the fire for successful corporate partnerships. If you’re an NFP leader, how can you light the fire for your team to be successful in partnerships? Build a system to sustain a partnership. Avoiding partnership envy.

3 essential books for corporate partnerships professionals

Remarkable Partnerships

At Remarkable Partnerships, we love reading around our subject. Though it can be read in just a couple of sittings, the key messages stayed with us for a long time and now it helps define our corporate partnerships approach. Remarkable Partnerships

Five essential apps for corporate partnerships success

Remarkable Partnerships

So, we want to tell you about five apps we recommend, to help you secure and build major corporate partnerships. Pipedrive Your prospect pipeline is one your most important tools to win major new partnerships. Remarkable Partnerships

What’s the Difference Between Corporate Partnerships and Corporate Fundraising?

Remarkable Partnerships

Since 2004, we have seen corporate giving evolve into corporate social responsibility, and more recently into purpose-driven business. The corporate fundraising models that worked in 2004 are no longer fit for purpose in 2021. appeared first on Remarkable Partnerships.

Creating a Genuine Partnership Culture between Corporate Partnerships and Marketing

Remarkable Partnerships

The problem is, when working with colleagues we can all make the assumption that their buy-in to partnerships should be automatic. Corporate partners are integral in being able to achieve this. Get them to suggest how their expertise could be used on partnerships.

How to build a successful career in corporate partnerships

Remarkable Partnerships

At Remarkable Partnerships, we love being connected to so many passionate individuals working in this sector. If that sounds like you, and you want to build a successful career in corporate partnerships, here is our advice on how to do exactly that: It all begins with your purpose.

Five essential features of a corporate partnerships strategy

Remarkable Partnerships

A strong corporate partnerships strategy will give your team greater focus. Also, the world has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so it is vital that you clarify how you will respond by shifting your corporate partnerships approach. Remarkable Partnerships

What can corporate partnerships professionals learn from major donor fundraising?

Remarkable Partnerships

Yet often we categorise someone in technical terms as a major donor relationship, or as a corporate partnership, sometimes before we’ve even met the person. COVID-19 has thrown considerable professional hurdles at fundraisers and partnerships professionals (never mind the personal ones!)

5 Recommendations for the cost-of-living crisis: Out of darkness cometh light

Remarkable Partnerships

That’s because corporate-charity partnerships are a huge opportunity in the crisis. So if you’re a charity leader or a corporate fundraiser, then we strongly urge you to seize this opportunity by following our recommendations below.

5 Recommendations for Remarkable Account Management  

Remarkable Partnerships

Remarkable corporate partnerships require a different approach. Managing one or two large-scale, long-term partnerships takes planning, exceptional delivery, and growth to keep up momentum. Every partnership needs a plan.

5 reasons charities should seize the ESG opportunity 

Remarkable Partnerships

Companies have had CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policies for decades. CSR has historically focused on activities including corporate volunteering, lowering carbon footprints, and engaging with charities.

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Five reasons charities should seize the ESG opportunity 

Remarkable Partnerships

1 ESG is becoming a priority for corporates. With investors, employees, customers, and business partners all demanding responsible business activity, corporates recognise how important sustainable and ethical business now is globally.

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5 big insights from IFC 2022 

Remarkable Partnerships

Digital mobilisation meets corporate partnerships. It reminded us of something that Joe Waters of SelfishGiving.com raves about, which is the exciting area where digital mobilisation meets corporate partnerships. This is particularly relevant for corporate partnerships.

5 insights from a first transformational partnership

Remarkable Partnerships

In November 2018, a carers’ charity and a huge energy company announced a major partnership. It was the biggest partnership the charity had ever built. In October 2022, the impact of this partnership is unbelievable. Create a partnerships culture.

Why did we become corporate fundraisers?

Remarkable Partnerships

We thought we would put a spotlight on 5 amazing fundraisers and ask them ‘Why did they become a corporate fundraiser?’ ’ Daisy Wilson, Corporate Partnerships Lead, Dementia UK. Denise Cranston, Partnerships Manager, Remarkable Partnerships.

CORPORATE FUNDRAISING JARGON BUSTER

Remarkable Partnerships

Whether you have just started in corporate fundraising and are keen to learn the language, or if you’ve been in fundraising for a while and want to keep up with developments, we thought we would share our “fundraising decoder” – the 17 important phrases you need to know.

5 top tips for new corporate fundraisers 

Remarkable Partnerships

The early days of being a corporate fundraiser can be daunting. When I started as a corporate fundraiser I was in a brand new profession, in a new sector and I felt nervous, overwhelmed and alone. We want every corporate fundraiser to get off to the best possible start.

See the world through a company’s eyes

Remarkable Partnerships

It’s therefore important that we have empathy with the people you build partnerships with. Here are five problems facing companies that your charity partnership can solve: The battle for talent. Partnerships not delivering value.

5 lessons corporate fundraisers can learn from sales teams

Remarkable Partnerships

Good corporate fundraisers are good sales people. With this in mind, Peter from Remarkable Partnerships is pleased to share the five essential sales techniques that every corporate fundraiser should learn. Corporate partnerships strategy

Why it’s great to be a partnership manager in 2022

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships are at a tipping point in Australia and around the world. As a partnership manager you have the ability to influence and enable companies to demonstrate how they create social good, rather than just talk about it.

Balancing Risk and Opportunity

Stellar Partnerships

How are you balancing the risk and the opportunity of corporate partnerships? Corporate partnerships are often viewed as risky. If you’re going to have a robust discussion with your colleagues about a potential corporate partner, don’t do it in front of them.

Start small, but get started

Stellar Partnerships

Would you love to have a suite of corporate partners? We know plenty of organisations that would love to have corporate partnerships but somehow haven’t got started yet. There has never been a better time to develop corporate partnerships.

4 tips to make your partners feel loved

Stellar Partnerships

How are you acknowledging and thanking your corporate partners this year? You need to highlight the difference they are making in the world as a result of your partnership. You probably have one or two key contacts for your corporate partnership.

Best dressed for partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

When we talk with non-profits about being ready for partnerships, their thoughts go straight to resourcing. But there are more fundamental questions that your non-profit needs to answer to make sure you’re best dressed for corporate partnerships.

New Beginnings

Stellar Partnerships

The landscape for corporate partnerships has changed dramatically and 2021 is the time for partnerships to shine. A post- COVID world will be built by organisations focused on what they can achieve in partnership together. Partnership potential.

Knowing what you don’t know

Stellar Partnerships

How are you rethinking your approach to corporate partnerships? Some people think corporate partnerships are too hard, only for big non-profits and the ones with sexy causes. Overall corporate giving rose by 23% despite a fall in company profits.

KNOW THYSELF – THE PATH TO WISDOM

Be Partner Ready

The SWOT A that our students have just completed is a Corporate Partnerships SWOT A , and the benchmark for them is their Corporate Partnerships Intention. Our unique SWOT A exercise enables you to view your organisation from a corporate perspective.

Measuring Up

Stellar Partnerships

That can be weekend cycling rides or partnership success. Progress in corporate partnerships is a tricky thing to measure but needs careful attention. Unfortunately, corporate partnerships don’t play by the same rules as they’re not formulaic, they’re relationship driven.

Letter to my younger self

Stellar Partnerships

When I reflect on the years spent working in corporate partnerships there are certainly things I wish I’d known at the start that would have made my life easier. Dear Newbie, Congrats on leaving the bullsh*t corporate job that sucked your soul dry.

Mastering the basics

Remarkable Partnerships

We’re incredibly excited to be joining over 235 corporate partnerships professionals at the first ever Corporate Partnerships Everywhere conference tomorrow. Seize the pandemic partnership opportunity. Remarkable Partnerships

Measure for measure

Stellar Partnerships

Non-profits make the same mistake when trying to measure corporate partnerships. How does that play out when measuring the success of corporate partnerships? It’s not hard to quantify the costs savings from pro-bono corporate support.

READY, STEADY WOAH HOLD YOUR HORSES!

Be Partner Ready

When embarking on a corporate partnerships strategy, it’s critical to know that there are two levels of readiness. 1) Are we ORGANISATIONALLY ready to pursue corporate partnerships. 3) WHY do we want a corporate partner? Why do we want a corporate partner?

Rethinking the costs of partnerships

Stellar Partnerships

When non-profit leaders set partnership targets at the end of each financial year, they’re invariably about income. Apart from staff salaries, they often overlook the true costs of corporate partnerships and how to assess them properly.

The truth is out there- but not where you think

Stellar Partnerships

It’s what corporate partnership managers hear all the time from their bosses. The pressure to find new partnership opportunities. We know there are plenty of corporate partnership opportunities for non-profits, despite the current environment.

Corporate partner or charity competitor?

Stellar Partnerships

Corporate partnerships have evolved over the years and the change has only accelerated with COVID. Here’s a provocative thought- what if corporates stop being your partners and start being competitors? But like the iPod, technology is enabling a different corporate approach.