SMART Growth is a 4-year capacity building program designed to ensure that grantee organizations benefit from sound management practices that effectively support their art and ensure their resilience through economic shifts, staff transitions, and evolving markets.
There are great mutual benefits for corporations and arts organizations to partner together to build brand, audience and revenue. At this workshop, you’ll learn from an expert consultant about best practices in targeting and pitching sponsorships to corporations. You’ll also hear from both nonprofit and corporate panelists providing examples and insights of what they’re doing on the ground to effectively work together.
Discuss the difference between philanthropy vs. sponsorship
Share strategies for researching prospective partners and how to prioritize targets
Understand the solicitation process and how to build corporate relationships
Learn how to articulate the value proposition of working together