Recession Proof Resources: How SMART Nonprofits Develop Strategic Partnerships with Businesses

  • Are you worried about having the resources to keep your organization and programs going?
  • Are you seeing your cash donations shrinking?
  • Do you feel your requests to businesses are being “lost in the noise” among all the other nonprofits also looking for support?
  • Have you experienced difficulty receiving business support more than once or twice and wonder why they aren’t giving to you any more?

    Then Recession Proof Resources: How Smart Nonprofit Design Strategic Partnerships with Businesses is DEFINITELY for you!


    Recession Proof Resources: How Smart Nonprofits Design Strategic Partnerships with Businesses is a comprehensive program designed to provide nonprofit leaders with strategies and tools for designing a solid foundation for successful long-term partnerships with businesses based on their unique organizational needs and assets.


    A 4-hour interactive workshop
    One sixty minute individualized coaching session with Susan Hyatt
    100 page Workbook
    Accountability, perspective and support from your trainer and other participants


    Learn What Businesses Are Looking for in Partnerships with Nonprofits
    Discuss about Recent Trends in Strategic Philanthropy, CSR, and the Market…and How to Tap into Them
    Clarify Your Organizational Assets and Needs for Partnerships
    Identify Potential Business Partners
    Learn to Make Your “Ask” Stand Out—especially in tough financial times
    Get Feedback on Your Partnership Plan
    Learn How to Structure Your Partnership to Insure Success


    Nonprofit executives, development directors, board members, or other nonprofit staff who are worried about having the resources to continue to do great work, are tired of “begging for money” and are interested in learning new approaches to developing long-term partnerships with business for organizational sustainability.


    Susan Hyatt, founder of Business Nonprofit CONNECTIONS, Inc., a Denver-based training and consulting compnay, has over 20 years experience providing training and consulting to nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout the United States, as well as internationally. Her areas of expertise include board and organization development, board/staff relationships, nonprofit executive leadership, performance measurement and evaluation, and developing strategic partnerships between nonprofits and businesses. In addition, she regularly designs and facilitates organizational and strategic planning retreats.

    Susan has worked extensively with the Corporation for National and Community Service and the AmeriCorps, VISTA, Senior Corps and Learn and Serve Programs they fund. She was the Training and Technical Assistance Manager for nine states’ Governor’s Commissions on National and Community Service for ten years. Her experience includes working with nonprofits of all sizes and stages of development from local start-ups to large, sophisticated, international organizations. Her blog is


    Tuesday, April 28 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Virginia Village Public Library,
    1500 S. Dahlia at Florida, Denver. Parking is free.


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    Recession Proof Resources Program - Denver Ended $99

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