Secrets from the Other Side: 5 Keys to Corporate Philanthropy
If you could just get to the right person, or come up with the perfect “hook,” getting companies to invest in your philanthropic mission would be a breeze, right?
As someone who spent her career running a global corporate foundation and soliciting major gifts from corporations, foundations and individuals, Becky Schieber offers a rare glimpse behind the curtain to help your organization work more effectively with existing and potential corporate donors. From explaining why going straight to the C-suite isn’t always a slam dunk, to sharing the best way to accept rejection graciously, Becky reveals the most important things she wishes she’d known when she was in your shoes.
Becky Schieber is a writer, editor and nonprofit campaign strategist. After more than a decade as a TV news producer, she made the leap to nonprofit, raising millions to advance cancer research. Her TV and donor development worlds collided when she helped to develop the award-winning "Be Part of the Cure" integrated advancement campaign that was a key part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center's successful quest for National Cancer Institute designation. During her time running a global charitable foundation, she guided the C-suite through a strategic redesign to maximize the company's giving impact.