As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agenda, many companies allocate resources to support charities and community projects. This could be through giving people’s time and expertise, as well as money.
Any charity willing and able to invest the resources can introduce corporate fundraising as an income stream to some extent. With the right approach, even the smallest of charities can benefit from fundraising in the corporate sector.
While developing corporate partnerships is not easy, there are some simple steps a charity can take to build this source of income:
- Have a look at our Guide to Payroll Giving which provides all the essential information you will need when setting up a Payroll Giving Scheme
- Read our top tips for how you can create successful charity partnerships
- Book a free support session if you would like more information about corporate partnerships.
You can also find out more about how to tap into this source of support from these national bodies:
- NCVO: Corporate fundraising
- Chartered Institute of Fundraising: An introduction to corporate fundraising video
- School for Social Entrepreneurs: Understanding corporate social responsibility
Follow the Chartered Institute of Fundraising guide if you want to further information on corporate fundraising. This guide covers the different steps to help you be successful when you approach businesses.