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Raising More Money from Your Local Business Community

  • CPA (CA)
  • CPA (US)
Raising More Money from Your Local Business Community

1.5 Credits


Subject Area

Specialized Knowledge

Webinar Qualifies For

1.5 CPE credit of Specialized Knowledge for all CPAs

1.5 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

1.5 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

Upcoming Webinars

This Course is Also Available in Self Study (On-Demand)

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Course Description

Is “corporate philanthropy” dead or dying? If so, how can we resurrect it? Does it even exist? If your organization has relied on corporate support in the past or is thinking about how to best approach businesses in a new way this webinar is the one you don’t want to miss.  This webinar will discuss the challenges facing businesses and how non-profits can develop win-win situations to encourage business philanthropy.  It also discusses how to approach business leaders, how to motivate them to become involved in your organization, and how to develop a business appeal.

This CPE webinar will cover following major topics:

  • Why non-profits fail at approaching their local business community
  • The fallacy of the Corporate/Foundation Relations Office
  • Identifying and cultivating your local business community
  • The Willie Sutton theory
  • Building networks
  • Cultivation activities
  • Organizing Your Annual Business Appeal
  • A case study

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Learning Objectives

  • To identify the ways corporations and businesses can get involved in their organizations
  • To outline the things businesses are looking for in a non-profit organization
  • To outline the structure for a business appeal using volunteers
  • To discover four steps of fundraising

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA