Corporate Fundraising

Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips on corporate fundraising for charities.

Corporate partnerships: It's Asos staff who make Centrepoint link special

Corporate partnerships: It's Asos staff who make Centrepoint link special

The number of young people living on the street near the company's offices stirred employees into action plus the latest corporate partnership news

Corporate partnerships: Whizz-Kidz gets more than money from BMW

Corporate partnerships: Whizz-Kidz gets more than money from BMW

The BMW Group UK's partnership with Whizz-Kidz has gone further than just offering a financial benefit to the charity

Corporate partnerships: Slimming World link-up nets CRUK a cool £6.5m

Corporate partnerships: Slimming World link-up nets CRUK a cool £6.5m

The weight-loss organisation's partnership with the cancer charity is still going strong after three years

Google and its giving

Google and its giving

The technology giant is better known for its aversion to paying tax than its charitable giving. But, as Andy Hillier discovers, when it gives, it tends to give big

Analysis: When charity partnership is decided by a staff vote

Analysis: When charity partnership is decided by a staff vote

Smaller charities, or those with less popular cause areas, often struggle to compete, writes Susannah Birkwood

The Beth Breeze report on barriers to philanthropy

The Beth Breeze report on barriers to philanthropy

It says a lack of awareness and poor opinions of charity leaders are the main factors stopping business people from donating time and money

Business partner: Wickes and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Business partner: Wickes and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

The DIY retail chain has worked with the cancer charity for eight years, and says there is still plenty of life in the partnership

Business partner: Innocent Drinks and Age UK

Business partner: Innocent Drinks and Age UK

The Big Knit campaign run by the older people's charity and the drinks company has raised £1.75m over 11 years

Business partner: Bidwells and Children's Hospice Association Scotland

Business partner: Bidwells and Children's Hospice Association Scotland

The property management firm has set each of its 500 members of staff the goal of raising £175 in one year for organisations supporting children with terminal illnesses

Business partner: The RNIB and L'Occitane en Provence

Business partner: The RNIB and L'Occitane en Provence

The UK branch of the fragrance retailer has raised more than £30,000 for the RNIB so far

Business partner: Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Garden Centre Group

Business partner: Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Garden Centre Group

The charity for people with terminal illnesses says its relationship with the chain of garden centres 'fits like a glove on the hand'

Business partner: Legal & General and the Stroke Association

Business partner: Legal & General and the Stroke Association

The financial services company sponsors the charity's Action on Stroke Month in May

Big Giver: The Veolia Environmental Trust

Big Giver: The Veolia Environmental Trust

The grant-making arm of landfill operator Veolia gives between £4m and £5m a year to community and voluntary organisations that benefit communities living near landfill sites

Business partner: The British Red Cross and Jaguar Land Rover

Business partner: The British Red Cross and Jaguar Land Rover

There is £15m of support for projects run by the aid charity and its partners over the next five years

Business partner: Mind and the Zurich Community Trust

Business partner: Mind and the Zurich Community Trust

The mental health charity links up with the charitable arm of the insurance firm

Interview: Brian Gallagher

Interview: Brian Gallagher

The president of US-based United Way Worldwide thinks UK charities could be better connected with corporates and government to achieve common goals

Business partner: Classic FM and the National Autistic Society

Business partner: Classic FM and the National Autistic Society

The autism charity has reached six million potential donors through its radio station link

Stephen Pidgeon: You have to raise money to spend it

Stephen Pidgeon: You have to raise money to spend it

Some trustees and chief executives view fundraising as an embarrassing black art, writes our columnist

Business partner: Alzheimer's Society and Lloyds Banking Group

Business partner: Alzheimer's Society and Lloyds Banking Group

The charity that supports people with Alzheimer's links up with the banking group

Big Giver: Zurich Community Trust

Big Giver: Zurich Community Trust

Pam Webb, head of the grant-making trust, talks to Jenna Pudelek about funding charities that help disadvantaged people move from dependence to independence

Corporate partnership case study: Pieminister and Send a Cow

Corporate partnership case study: Pieminister and Send a Cow

For every item sold, the Bristol-based pie maker will donate 10p to the development charity, which hopes to raise £40,000 to set up 30 farms in African countries

Business partner: Parkinson's UK and Tile Giant

Business partner: Parkinson's UK and Tile Giant

The retailer links up with the charity that supports people with Parkinson's

Business partner: The MND Association and the Midlands Co-operative Society

Business partner: The MND Association and the Midlands Co-operative Society

The charity that supports people with motor neurone disease linked up with a regional consumer cooperative

Business partner: Macmillan Cancer Support and Nationwide Building Society

Business partner: Macmillan Cancer Support and Nationwide Building Society

The cancer support charity links up with the building society

Debate: Is the 'charity of the year' partnership a useful concept that has had its day?

Debate: Is the 'charity of the year' partnership a useful concept that has had its day?

The young people's charity YouthNet recently hosted an event about the changing nature of corporate link-ups

Business partner: O2 and Nordoff Robbins

Business partner: O2 and Nordoff Robbins

O2 sponsors the Silver Clef Awards of the music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins - previous winners have included the singer Kylie Minogue

Business partner: Barnardo's and Jewson

Business partner: Barnardo's and Jewson

The children's charity links up with the builders merchant

Business partner: Whiskas and WWF-UK

Business partner: Whiskas and WWF-UK

The cat food brand supports WWF's Global Tigers Initiative

Business partner: The British Lung Foundation and Philips Healthcare

Business partner: The British Lung Foundation and Philips Healthcare

The healthcare firm supports a breathing disorder campaign

Business partner: Hays and the Brain Tumour Charity

Business partner: Hays and the Brain Tumour Charity

The charity that supports people with brain tumours wins its first corporate partnership with the recruitment group