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Creating a partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters benefits America’s most important asset—our children. Each one of our partners helps start something.

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Successful partnerships with businesses, foundations, and organizations are fundamental to supporting children. They provide for children in need and contribute to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all.

 

Types of Partnerships 

Partners and sponsors can support us through a variety of resources.

Philanthropic gifts
Direct donations, event sponsorship, and grants fund individual children's support resources as well as mentoring programs.  Each mentoring relationship costs $1000 per year to support, so a corporate gift can go a long way to meeting the needs of more children. 

Organizational engagement
To build a deeper partnership, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers structured programs linking the organization to a specific school in the community, and supports direct matches between company employees and children.

There are often unque ways in which Big Brothers Big Sisters can share resources with community organizations with similar goals, communities, or audiences.  Often these tradeoffs provide stronger value than either organization is able to pursue on its own.  

Cause marketing
Advocacy, action-triggered donations, skills-based volunteering,  digital advocacy, and message promotion are just a few of the many ways a partnership can be created to serve the unique goals and connections between your organization and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

 

We are grateful for our partners. 

Corporate alliances 
As a corporation, you have the unique ability to align our philanthropic goals, engage the enthusiasm of your employees, and and make a significant impact within your own community.  Serving children locally is a building block to economic strength over time. Learn more>

Community Partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters provide the opportunity for employees or members of your organization to volunteer in the community. Our volunteer programs also build teamwork and employee engagement. Learn more>

Foundations are nonprofit philanthropic organizations designed to identify and support specific causes.  These bodies provide grants that enable tremendous organization-wide growth in the number of children served.  Learn more>

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Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters has never been easier.  Contact  Joseph Butler, Senior Director, Community Engagement, at joseph.butler@bbbsclt.org or 704.910.1301 x1017

 

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