People turn to overlook partnership with nonprofit organizations when they operate a business entity. This is an opportunity left unexploited. Michael Gordon thinks that, Partnering with a non-profit is definitely impactful on a for profit organization. The UN is the largest non-profit organization in the world. They distribute funding and resources global. They have direct access to governments and the corridors of power, extensive amount of demographic and economic data and sit on a massive soapbox.
Partnering with them can help you with your marketing strategy, providing data to complete detailed market analysis. Allows you access to the corridors of power, access to free media coverage and can easily replicate your project globally. This is infrastructure you would need millions of dollars and years to develop. Entities such as the UN develop national networks that extend into rural areas. These globally distribute rural outposts at as contact points for your customers, these network most time do their own training programs and localization of your solution.
Entities such as non-profits have a board, audited statements and institutionalized processes and procedures. They provide transparency and credibility with other industry partners and the general public.
The disadvantages are that they are not revenue driven, thus their corporate cultures may clash with yours, and they may not invest in specific skill sets for example marketing and thus not attract quality…. Read More
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