3 Tips for Handling Donation and Sponsorship Requests [Video]

Getting more requests for donations than you have checks in your checkbook? In this video, I share three easy tips for filtering those requests to suit you, your passions and your checkbook.

1. Create your own online (or printed) request form and have submission deadlines.

2. Consider offering a future fundraising opportunity instead of becoming a sponsor to their current event.

3. Narrow your scope – either by what Not-for-Profits you prefer to support, or by the criteria for opportunities you’ll have to market your brand.

Watch this video for details:

What about you? What’s your personal soft-spot when it comes to donation requests? Please share below – along with any tips you’ve discovered over the years:

About The Author

Nicole Gebhardt

Nicole Gebhardt is the CEO of Niche Pressworks publishing, a Marketing Strategist and Certified Publishing Coach. Through marketing consulting and book publishing she helps Speakers, Coaches, Consultants and Business Leaders create compelling and effective messages to inspire people to action. Over the last 24 years she has helped build brands, expand influence, and equip authors who change the world.

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  • Ginger Kadlec

    Reply Reply September 25, 2013

    Super advice, Nicole! You are a ROCK STAR! Tweeted your video/recommendations. Great stuff for small business owners. Thanks for what you do. ~Ginger

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