Increasing Peer-to-Peer Event Engagement

July 23, 2021

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About Chris Hammond

Corporate Giving Connection

Chris is the CEO and Founder of Corporate Giving Connection (CGC). CGC is a full-service development, marketing, and corporate social responsibility consulting firm that focuses on strategic planning and implementation for nonprofit organizations and corporations. Chris has 11+ years of event management and 9+ years of nonprofit fundraising consulting & leadership experience. He holds a BA in Political Science and an MA in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University.

About Brittany LaGanke

Director of Nonprofit Development
Corporate Giving Connection

Brittany LaGanke joined CGC as the Director of Nonprofit Development after several years in the nonprofit sector. Initially starting her career in program management and later transitioning into development, Brittany has gained valuable insight into the common obstacles that organizations face while attempting to secure funding. Brittany leans on her extensive experiences in event/auction management and proven track record in cultivating corporate donors to provide strategic solutions for nonprofit consulting clients.

Episode Summary

Welcome back to a brand new episode of Tips with Salsa: talk tips and tales from the nonprofit community. I’m Craig Grella, Salsa’s Content Marketer, and on this episode of the podcast, we sit down with CGC giving to discuss nonprofit events and fundraising.

Their CEO Chris, and Director of Development, Brittany shared with us few topics that will be of interest to nonprofits of all sizes and I’m really excited for you all to hear it.

We discussed a return to in-person events and hybrid online events. We also discussed Peer to Peer events in detail, specifically how nonprofits can:

  • Plan P2P events
  • Create fundraising goals
  • Build educational toolkits that can be used to promote P2P events
  • How to train volunteers to increase engagement and fundraising during P2P events

It’s an action-packed podcast with some really helpful and practical tips. I know the Salsa audience is going to enjoy it!

About the Corporate Giving Connection (CGC)

Corporate Giving Connection is a full-service development, marketing, and fundraising consulting firm that loves the nonprofit sector as much as you do.

They offer a robust list of communications and fundraising services that let you direct your time and talent to the areas where you’re needed most. They are more than just “strategy people.” CGC executes strategy and takes on those “other duties as assigned” so you and your staff can focus on what you do best.

They can focus on one specific project- like a slick new annual report- or become your full-service marketing team. No matter the project, they pride themselves on integrating seamlessly into your organization’s staff. Your goals become their goals. Your successes, their new passions.

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