Corporate Support

Cash Support
* Research and Identify new sources of corporate support
* Understand the needs of corps and develop strategies and tools to address them
* Prepare a full range of sponsorship materials, including tailored proposals
* Cultivate, solicit and stewardship of all corporate sponsors
* Schedule and attend face to face meetings when needed
* Network regularly  for prospecting purposes
* Manage sponsorship fulfillment and acknowledgments
* Follow-up with lapsed sponsors and send payment reminders
* Continue to build relationships to increase sponsors’ level of commitment
* Conduct ongoing research on new prospects and maintain an in-depth database

Professional Experience
* Sponsorship Chair, Asian Pacific American Film Festival
* Sponsorship Chair, Barracks Row Main Street
* Chair, Adams Morgan Community Festival, Council of Latino Agencies
* Chair, CHERRY Weekend, Cherry Fund
* Chair, Latino Pride, Latino GLBT History Project
* Chair, Youth Pride Day, Youth Pride Alliance

Sponsor Deck / Contract Examples
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In-kind Support
* Research and Identify new sources of in-kind corporate support
* Prepare a full range of sponsorship materials, including tailored proposals
* Cultivate, solicit and stewardship of in-kind corporate sponsors
* Network regularly  for prospecting purposes
* Manage sponsorship fulfillment and acknowledgments
* Continue to build relationships to increase sponsors’ level of commitment
* Conduct ongoing research on new prospects and maintain an in-depth database

Professional Experience
* Chair, Adams Morgan Community Festival, Council of Latino Agencies
* Chair, Sponsorship Committee, Asian Pacific American Film Festival
* Chair, Sponsorship Committee, Barracks Row Main Street
* Chair, CHERRY Weekend, Cherry Fund
* Chair, Latino Pride, Latino GLBT History Project
* Chair, Youth Pride Day, Youth Pride Alliance

Examples of In-Kind Support Solicited and Secured:
* Beverages / Barefoot Wine, Heineken, Honest Tea, Snow Queen Vodka
* Catering / Bertucci’s, Irish Dairy Board, La Tasca, Red Velvet Cupcakery, W. Millar
* Media / Metro Weekly, OnTap Magazine, Washington Blade, Washington Post
* Hotel and Travel / DoubleTree, Marriott, Orbitz, Uber, Zipcar
* Venues / Akridge, Gibson Guitar, MPAA, PEPCO Edison Place Gallery
* Auction Items / Eatwell DC, Hugh and Crye, Kennedy Center, Studio Theatre
* Prizes / Audio Network, GlideCam, Showbiz Software, Sony Creative
* Raffle Items / Folger Shakespeare, The London NYC, Merlot’s Masterpiece
* Cosmetics / Body Shop, Himistry, Jack Black, Redken
* Magazines / Instinct Magazine, Passport Magazine

Matching Gifts
* Researched and established Matching Gift Programs
* Print matching gift validation reports
* Pull matching gift reports for donor information
* Process and acknowledge matching gifts

Professional Experience
* Director of Development, GALA Hispanic Theatre
* Direct Mail Associate, National Park Foundation

Matching Gift Program Experience
* UBS, Shell (GALA Hispanic Theatre)
* Microsoft, General Electric (National Park Foundation)
* Boeing (Center for Public Integrity)

Cause Related Marketing
* Research viable cause related marketing opportunities
* Solicit and secure cause related marketing opportunities
* Promote cause related marketing opportunities
* Evaluate programs for profitability and continuation

Professional Experience
* Board Chair, The Cherry Fund
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance
* Marketing Director, Total Party