Sponsorship For Fundraising Athletes

Sponsorship For Fundraising Athletes

Are you an athlete or adventurer fundraising for charity? Do you need help covering your own expenses whilst you are raising awareness for this cause so close to your heart? You don’t need to be elite or even competitive to engage valuable and meaningful sponsorships. The key is to approach the right brands, in the right way, with the right offer. There is abundance to be made and when you are raising funds for an organisation or cause that you believe in, you need to make sure that you are supported fully to achieve your goals. Read More...

2019-04-29T12:13:56+10:00By |

Non-Profit Sponsorship 101

Non-Profit Sponsorship 101

New to sponsorship? New to the sector? Could your skills could do with a refresh? Are you just not getting traction with potential sponsors but not sure what's going wrong? If you're in a role where you've been asked to get sponsors (whether you're a fundraiser, volunteer, CEO or Board Director) and feel totally out of your comfort zone, or if you want to take it back to basics and understand how to make a compelling approach to corporate partners, then Non-Profit Sponsorship 101 is for you. Read More...

2019-04-24T18:03:02+10:00By |

Sponsorship Secrets From Corporate Land

Sponsorship Secrets From Corporate Land

What if you were given the chance to hear from BRANDS about what they are looking for from their sponsorships? And what if they told you what could be improved about your sponsorship approach as well as the secrets they WANT you to know so you are more successful at connecting with them? Can you give a sponsor what they are looking for without compromising your reputation or morals? The answer is yes - because sponsors are looking for connection, not advertising. Read More...

2019-04-24T18:04:02+10:00By |

Finding Your Next Sponsor in 3 Easy Steps

Finding Your Next Sponsor in 3 Easy Steps

Do you know what to look for when researching the best companies to invest in your organisation or event?Do you know the things that would make a brand more likely to say yes to partnering with you?Are you making it too easy for them to say no, without even realising it?If you're having trouble finding a strong alignment with a potential sponsor, the great news is that the answer lies within easy reach! Read More...

2019-04-29T12:20:56+10:00By |

Creating Stunning Sponsorship Proposals

Creating Stunning Sponsorship Proposals

Proposals absolutely have their place in the sponsorship journey, but there are some key warnings that every sponsorship-seeker should abide. Knowing the difference between what a proposal is and what it is NOT, as well as what the responsible use of proposals looks like is key if you want to be successful with the right brands. Everyone wants the perfect proposal, but there are certain things that you need to include and others that are a deal-breaker if you add them to your proposal - do you know which is which? Read More...

2019-04-24T18:04:35+10:00By |

Sponsorship Negotiations Mastery

Sponsorship Negotiations Mastery

Speaking with a company at any stage of the sponsorship process can be a bit nerve-wracking, especially when you're under pressure to get this deal across the line ASAP! Somewhere along the way, we can begin to doubt our value and abilities and become dis-empowered as we get further into partnerships discussions. It can feel like brands have the key to a mysterious lock that can't easily be decoded, or because they hold the purse strings, we must resort to accepting scraps or handing everything over on a silver platter. Read More...

2019-04-29T12:07:28+10:00By |

Grant-Seeking: The Indispensable Essentials

Grant-Seeking: The Indispensable Essentials

If you're new to a grants role or your organisation just beginning to seek grants, what are the absolute 'must-dos' for best-practice grant-seeking? Learn about different types of grants and funder expectations; reasons your grant applications might not be successful; how to get your organisation prepared and ready to apply for and win grants; project planning; writing applications; and next steps after submitting an application, whether it’s successful or unsuccessful. Read More...

2019-04-24T18:05:08+10:00By |

The Revenue Generator

The Revenue Generator

There are some creative and inexpensive ways to provide additional benefits to your corporate partners that will add immense value to their brand and create significant abundance to your organisation. How could your organisation partner with well-aligned brands in ways that not only creates much greater awareness of your mission and the outcomes you are seeking but also creates new and untapped revenue streams? Read More...

2019-04-29T12:16:31+10:00By |

How to Create Your Best-Ever Event Proposal

How to Create Your Best-Ever Event Proposal

Brands look for very specific information in a sponsorship proposal. You can make or break a potential partnership in the first few pages, without even realising it. The creation of a proposal must be accompanied by an understanding that (even if it has worked for you in the past) cold proposals sent out to a list of companies that don't know you, is considered to be a breach of 'sponsorship etiquette'. Whilst it can have a place in your journey, the proposal should no longer be considered the main act in your sponsorship story. Read More...

2019-04-29T12:22:16+10:00By |

8 Secret Herbs & Spices of Event Sponsorship

8 Secret Herbs & Spices of Event Sponsorship

Do you know the powerful allure your event holds for the right company? Many organisations looking for sponsorship are still using logo placement, precious metal sponsorship packages, trade booths and exhibition space as their main benefits, but companies are moving away from the way sponsorship has traditionally been done because it doesn't help them truly connect with their customers. Sponsorship isn't harder to secure. It's challenging you because the trend has shifted, and your approaches haven't! Read More...

2019-04-29T11:55:50+10:00By |

Precious Metals and Sponsorship Levels

Precious Metals and Sponsorship Levels

You get one chance to 'get it right' when you make an approach to a company for sponsorship. You can't go back to them later on when you realise that you left someone else's name on the proposal, the price wasn't right, or worse, you've created a list of precious metal sponsorship levels that no-one's interested in. The landscape has evolved drastically over the last decade, from transactional-based sponsorships to relationship-based partnerships offering innovative solutions that create shared value for both partners. Read More...

2019-04-29T12:05:41+10:00By |