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Partnerships: Creating corporate-NGO partnerships that work for you

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  • Apr 3, 2013 12:00 PM ET

In a corporate-NGO partnership, differing objectives, priorities, and even language can inhibit communication and cause frustration on both ends. The more companies and non-profits know about each other, the greater chance of achieving shared success. This webinar will focus on what companies can do to better understand and work with their non-profit partners, and take a in-depth look at what constitutes a successful partnership through the experience of two such program partnerships:  Be the Change and Gap, and City Year and Comcast.  

We will cover: 

  • Determining the right fit
  • Setting reasonable, achievable, and measurable goals
  • Learning to communicate effectively
  • Identifying the key elements of successful partnerships

Featured Speakers:
Sarah BeaulieuSarah Beaulieu is the Senior Advisor to the Opportunity Nation campaign at Be the Change.  Sarah joined Be the Change in 2009 as the organization’s first Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships where she worked with the ServiceNation campaign and Opportunity Nation to design, develop, fund, and execute a wide range of partnerships and initiatives.  

Gail Gershon

Gail Gershon joined Gap Inc. in 1995.  In her current role, Gail leads Gap Foundation’s youth initiatives, including This Way Ahead, a 20-month job readiness and internship program.  Gail also leads Gap Inc.’s global employee volunteer and engagement programs, and in-kind giving. 

Vanecia KerrVanecia Kerr joined City Year in 2011 as the Managing Director of Marketing, Communications and Development for City Year Denver. In this role she oversees a $3.1M revenue stream while creating and implementing the external affairs strategy for the organization’s Denver office. Previously Ms. Kerr worked as the Regional Director of Community Affairs for the mid-west and western region of TIAA-CREF where she was employed for 18 years. In this capacity, she was responsible for developing and overseeing the strategy and implementation of the community outreach activities for this multi-state territory. 

Jeff DolanJeff Dolan serves as the Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs for Comcast in the company’s Mile High Region, which encompasses Colorado and New Mexico. In this position, Jeff is responsible for regulatory matters and government relations with state and local governments. Specifically, he manages all aspects of Comcast’s involvement with local franchise authorities, local and state agencies and officials, and the strengthening of the company’s relationships with elected and appointed government officials throughout the Mile High Region.

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