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Corporate Giving Field Guide

Published: 2018-07-31

Published: 2018

Author: Kat Bloomfield

Of the dozens of revenue sources and fundraising programs a nonprofit may have, a corporate philanthropy program is an important staple of every organization from grassroots budgets as small as $100,000 to mega budgets as large as $100 million and beyond. In addition to corporate philanthropy budgets, corporations have hundreds or thousands of employees whose passions and support drives giving policy. With the addition of Millennials to the workforce, employee-driven philanthropy has become the norm, providing a unique opportunity for nonprofits to not only build their corporate giving portfolios, but also their individual giving portfolios. Why invest resources in corporate giving? Because significant corporate giving, some that directly connects to individual giving, can be attained no matter your organization’s budget size or capacity. This article will describe key components of corporate giving and take a close look at powerful strategies for leveraging these gifts.

Published in GuildNotes, Issue 2, 2018