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Ten tips for building a strong corporate partnership

Ten tips for building a strong Corporate partnership

Long term relationships can be extremely lucrative for charities and save the stress of selecting and pitching to new corporates. Here’s our top 10 tips to turn your corporate fundraising partnership into something sustainable and long term. 1. Build a wider network As well as dealing with Corporate Social Responsibility Managers, are there people who look after community objectives, HR …

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Ten tips for holding a successful event

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

You may have already read in The Knowledge section, ‘How to hold a successful event’ which has given you a useful insight into how to go about putting on a successful fundraising event without it seeming too daunting a challenge. Now you can download a useful Takeaway resource to remind you of what to think about when planning your event and how to maximise your fundraising …

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How to hold a successful event

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

A good new event can do wonders for a charity – raising awareness and cash in equal measure, while also giving you the chance to reward existing fundraisers and recruit new ones. But where do you start? Virgin Money Giving talks to two professional event planners to find out. The numbers are mind-boggling. Sixteen thousand runners a year tackling 13.1 miles …

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Pitching to a potential corporate partner – getting started

Approaching and pitching to a potential corporate partner is a daunting task for even the most experienced charity fundraisers. Which business do you approach? Who do you contact? What do you say? We’ve put together these top tips to answer all these questions and more to get you started. The warmest link Find a link between your organisation and theirs: …

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Charity Spotlight Week: Meet Campaign Manager Carolyn

As part of our Charity Spotlight Week, we were lucky enough to hear from Virgin Money Giving’s Campaign Manager, Carolyn. “My role at as Campaign manager at Virgin Money Giving is to deliver marketing communications to both charities and fundraisers to help raise as much as possible for the charities we work with. Having been the official fundraising partner for …

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Charity Spotlight week: 10 Top Social Media Tips

With fresh sites and apps popping up all the time, what seems like a new online language and overwhelming stories of success, sometimes Social Media can seem a bit daunting. Once you get started, however, these things are easier than they seem and can be a great way to reach out to new and existing donors, fundraisers and partners and …

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