When a corporate philanthropy program effectively targets these business objectives as an integral part of the company’s strategy to maintain a competitive edge, it begins to pay significant dividends.
WHY ARE COMPANIES MISSING OUT ON THE STRATEGIC BENEFITS OF PHILANTHROPY?
To start with, maybe they aren’t sure how to evaluate the strategic value of philanthropy for their particular business objectives. And even when they do, companies can quickly run up against limitations – limited knowledge and insight regarding specific approaches that integrate philanthropy with business objectives, limited resources for developing a program, limited familiarity with the nonprofit world…
HOW CAN TCI MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
At TCI, we offer everything your company needs to make your philanthropy more strategic and effective beginning right now. We bring success through our ability to:
SERVICES IN CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY ASSESSMENT
Corporate Philanthropy Program Audit
TCI can conduct a review of your existing giving programs and provide you with valuable feedback on how to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Corporate Values Audit
Clarifying your company’s values & mission may be a key step in aligning your philanthropy with business objectives. We guide you through assessments and exercises designed to hone the purpose and sharpen the focus of your corporate giving program.
PLANNING & IMPLEMENTATION
Philanthropic Strategic Plan
Once you know where you want to go with your corporate philanthropy, we will work with you to create the map that will get you there.
Corporate Philanthropy Program Development
At TCI, we can assist you in many ways to develop your philanthropy program. The goal is always to maximize the impact of corporate giving for both your company and the nonprofits you support.
NONPROFIT IDENTIFICATION & SELECTION
Qualification of Candidates
Whether the list of prospective grant recipients comes from you or from us, you can have the reassurance that an organization receiving the benefit of your corporate dollars has been carefully screened. That is because TCI utilizes a unique system, developed on the basis of our extensive knowledge of how successful nonprofits should function, to compile objective ratings of individual nonprofits.
Selection of Recipients
If you want TCI’s input into the selection process, our role can range from simply joining the dialogue on selection to overseeing the entire selection and notification process.
MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION
TCI is available for ongoing consultation and management of all aspects of your philanthropic program. And when you want to fine-tune, revise or revamp programs, we will have the background information and data at hand to simplify the process of mapping your continued success.