At the 2023 annual Engage for Good Conference on May 21, Dunkin’ and the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation’s 2022 Iced Coffee Day campaign won the Gold Halo Award for the Best Consumer-Activated Corporate Donation Initiative and the Best of the Best Halo Award for demonstrating best practices in social impact engagement. For Momentum is proud to sponsor this award each year to shine a light on the incredible work happening in social impact.
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.
The National Park Foundation helps guide charitable giving to the greatest needs within the National Park Service. As the Director of Account Management at the National Park Foundation, Hollis Hughes oversees a portfolio of more than 65 corporate partners whose generosity has contributed to helping preserve some of America’s most treasured places.
For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, For Momentum is shining the spotlight on social impact partnerships championing women. As a woman-owned and women-led company, we’re pleased to support organizations helping to alleviate poverty and showcase cause marketing campaigns getting specific about the challenges women face: Pay inequity, Unequal access to fair treatment under the law, and Lack of leadership opportunities. Take a look at these standout campaigns for inspiration.
The end-of-year giving season is upon us, spanning Thanksgiving to Giving Tuesday to New Year’s Day. The giving season is connected to holiday shopping, which will be worth $807 billion this year, with many shoppers ready and willing to donate to causes they care about.
A great cause partnership can help nonprofits leverage this time to expand awareness of their cause and elevate their year-end fundraising. It’s also a great opportunity for corporate partners to increase brand awareness and strengthen customer loyalty. While implementing new ideas, it’s important to keep best practices in mind to ensure your campaign’s success.
Check out a few of our best practices below and let us know how you put them to work this year.
For Momentum is pleased to continue to bring you highlights from our recently released 2022 report, Next Level Partnerships: A Corporate Perspective, the result of polling corporate partnerships professionals from 65 companies. In Part 1, we focused on what corporations are looking for from nonprofit partners. Here, we’ll take a close look at how corporations make partnership decisions and select partners.
By: Lucy Spratlin In parts I and II of this series, we explained NFTs and shared examples of how […]
Shared core values are the glue that binds nonprofit organizations to corporate partners to company employees to consumers. These values are lived on a daily basis and are an integral part of decision-making for everyone involved. They influence and ultimately determine everything from where someone decides to live and what jobs they apply for to what they buy and which nonprofit organizations they support.
As we move forward and adapt to the “next normal,” we predict a permanent shift in cause partnerships and social impact in the year ahead built on the hard lessons of 2020. Take a look at our predictions based on the wisdom gained from our work with top nonprofits and corporate partners over the last year. We hope our insights will help you develop the deeper partnerships needed to maximize your impact in 2021.
Your cause marketing strategy should include a visual identity that breaks through the clutter. The most memorable cause partnerships have a unique look that sets them apart and forges an emotional connection.