Business managers: are you considering supporting a worthy cause?
Nonprofit administrators: are you considering looking for a corporate partner?
Examine ways to reap the benefitswhile avoiding the sometimes-hidden pitfallsof these partnerships!
In the last decade, cooperation between businesses and nonprofit organizations has increased dramatically. Businesses, no longer content to simply make contribution to worthy causes, are now working with nonprofits in ways that help them increase their visibility and reach new consumer groups. In this book, top researchers explore the how, why, and when of this kind of collaboration. In addition to examining the various types of relationships that currently exist between these kinds of organizations and what the future could hold, Nonprofit and Business Sector Collaboration goes on to explore cause-related marketing, philanthropy, social enterprise, sponsorships, alliances, licensing agreements, and more.
This informative book illustrates the motives for and expected outcomes of developing these collaborative business relationships, and then gets specific with insightful examinations of: