Matchmaking: Corporate Funds and Nonprofit Solutions

Training Hosted by the Association
of Fundraising Professionals/Minnesota Chapter

February 14, 2013

Moderator — Kim Polzin (Polzin Communications, LLC)
Panelists — Mike Newman (Travelers Foundation) and Karen Smith (Verizon Wireless)

Looking for the perfect corporate funding match for your nonprofit? Even the best solution to society’s hot-button challenges sometimes have trouble finding the right corporate funders. In this session, you’ll learn about three different kinds of corporate funding (and who controls the budgets), and how to determine which companies have potential to be a match for your organization. After this session, you’ll be able to:

• Define three kinds of corporate funding available to nonprofits;
• Explain the budget source and corporate motivations for each of the three kinds of funding; and
• Determine which funding type to pursue.

Meeting Specifics:
Feb. 14, 2013

Registration & Networking 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

$30 AFP members/$50 nonmembers; prices increase by $10 for at-the-door registrations

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
451 Lexington Parkway N.
St. Paul, MN 55104


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