As the National Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Engagement, Chad Hartman manages the Corporate and Cause Partnership program and all special events, including Summit for America’s Youth, Youth of the Year, Golf tournaments and various other fundraising events throughout the year.We talked with Chad to learn more about: What inspired Chad to work in cause, current focus areas for BGCA corporate partners, and Chad’s take on the biggest opportunities and challenges for the future of corporate partnerships.
Back-to-school is exciting for students, parents and educators, but it comes with worry for those who don’t have what they need to succeed. Cause campaigns are actively bridging the gap this year through a full range of activation types: register round-up, collection drives, sponsorships and grants. Check out some of our favorites.
In Part 1 of our blog series, we shared a few general marketplace trends influencing this year’s back-to-school cause marketing campaigns. These include back-to-school shoppers staying online and partnerships that address the affordability gap for consumers and teachers. Next, we explore how five organizations are excelling at staying on trend with preferences and needs.
With a wide spectrum of consumers beginning their back-to-school shopping, we examined what impact these marketplace trends may have on social impact campaigns.
As schools across the nation closed in March, many companies were well into plans for the back-to-school season. Preparation halted and creative shifted while families anxiously waited to see when and how the new school year would unfold. Brands were challenged to develop compelling campaigns that could resonate with families no matter what school looked like in the fall.
According to a 2019 survey conducted by global consulting firm BRG, consumers are ready to return to brick-and-mortar stores for back-to-school shopping. This is welcome news for retailers and their nonprofit partners. As many parents know, back-to-school shopping can be stressful and expensive. It can also be the perfect time to teach your children about giving back.
Here’s a look at some of the back-to-school cause campaigns taking place this summer: