We’ve tracked corporate partnership trends for more than a decade and over the last year, we’ve seen that stakeholders have higher expectations of companies and their cause platforms across the board. Let’s dive into key learnings, including how corporate partnership decision makers are reacting to increased pressures and the motivations behind their decision making.
Why nonprofits should care about NFTs. As we shared in Part I of our two-part non-fungible token (NFT) series, nonprofits and corporate partners are using NFTs to raise funds in exciting new ways, including auctioning one-of-a-kind digital art. Why the fascination?
NFTs have created a wealth of opportunities for cause marketing over the last year and continue to gain ground. For many mission-driven organizations, a single gift of an NFT from a major brand to re-sell as a fundraiser can be a game-changer. We’re seeing innovative social impact partnerships capitalize on the NFT trend in three main ways: auctions, charitable investments and direct donations. Take a look at these stand-outs.
Since 1976, Black History Month has raised awareness of the accomplishments of Black people throughout history. Black History Month highlights continued disparities in access to opportunity. It calls for communities to work together in achieving racial equity in every facet of life while preserving and celebrating Black culture. Take a look at a few of our favorite cause campaigns currently making an impact in a range of equity issues including STEM, career readiness, volunteerism for racial equity, and Black culture and Black-owned brands.
After another year of almost entirely virtual events, we’re glad to see most 2022 cause marketing, corporate social responsibility, and social impact conferences returning to in-person venues. Some events will be a hybrid experience, and a handful will remain remote. Take a look at our top picks so far and get details on the logistics.
DEI has topped the corporate purpose agenda for the last 18 months as stakeholders are increasingly holding companies accountable for their policies and actions. Partnerships can not only help companies avoid common mistakes and connect companies to the communities most underserved, but they can also help nonprofits extend their own DEI resources with further support.
Has the environmental, social and governance movement touched your world of cause yet? It’s one of the biggest trends shaping the future of cause partnerships we uncovered in compiling Social Impact Stats 2021, For Momentum’s annual compendium, which includes our original research plus data from over 80 respected industry reports.
Whether ESG is at the heart of your cause or an area you have yet to fully explore, it’s important to be well versed and up to date because ESG is highly popular with both consumers and corporate partners. With a little digging, you may discover new opportunities aligned with your mission. Below we delve into a few of the ESG stats we see shaping social impact in the years ahead.
The latest For Momentum annual Social Impact Stats Compendium is now available. Don’t miss the data and key trends it offers to help drive your partnership success in the year ahead. You’ll get nearly 100 valuable insights in an easy-to-use reference format you can return to again and again.
What does the most recent social impact data suggest about trends in cause and purpose-based partnerships for the year ahead? Come learn about the latest developments in Social Impact, CSR, ESG, DEI and Employee Engagement! Each year For Momentum compiles industry data into an easy-to-use compendium to capture the most updated and impactful information that cause practitioners need to be considering. In this September 14 webinar, you’ll get a first look at the latest data and will hear expert practitioners share their perspectives on must-watch trends and how they are impacting their partnerships and planning.
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.