One of our most popular webinars! Many nonprofits are not sure where to start when it comes to soliciting corporate donations. Others have successfully received donations but have trouble maintaining their relationships with corporate funders. Joy Partain, who has experience as a corporate funder (most recently at the Kroger Company) as well as working for nonprofit arts organizations, presents tips for approaching corporate funders and mistakes to avoid.
Joy Partain’s career has spanned a variety of nonprofit and for-profit settings. She is a recognized leader in the Greater Houston community’s civic and philanthropic scene, and she brings nearly two decades of experience in public relations, corporate philanthropy, brand management, and government affairs. She has led teams at Houston Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Amegy Bank, and the Kroger Company. In January 2018, she joined the Asia Society Texas Center as its deputy executive director. She is a frequent guest lecturer on corporate philanthropy and cause marketing at seminars and conferences. She is also a Leadership Houston Class XXXIII fellow.