Our fundraising Ways to support us Corporate partner We have a number of corporate partners who have committed to supporting Beanstalk over a number of years in a variety of ways, creating mutually beneficial, long-lasting, impactful partnerships. These partnerships are tailor made to suit the needs and objectives of your company, whilst supporting Beanstalk to deliver our long term aim of supporting over 18,000 children per year by 2018. Charity of the year Your company can help us support more children struggling with literacy by choosing us as your charity of the year. We will support you throughout the partnership with exciting fundraising ideas, information about Beanstalk and inspiring stories about the impact your fundraising is having. Beanstalk’s Gold Rush Business Challenge Every year teams from across a variety of companies take part in Beanstalk’s Gold Rush Business Challenge. Each team prepares a fundraising plan which they pitch in our Dragon’s Den and then compete to see who can raise the most money. If you wish to take part in 2016’s challenge, starting January 2016, and have the opportunity to pitch to Jon Snow and William Sitwell, please contact us. Staff fundraising We have lots of fun, simple ways to get engage your staff with fundraising for Beanstalk. E.g. they could take part on one of our challenge events, raise funds through a Jeans for Beans day or hold a book swap. For more ideas and advice please download our fundraising pack xxxx Sponsorship Sponsoring a Beanstalk event can build positive awareness of your brand. We have a range of events throughout the year which your company could choose to sponsor, please contact us for more information. Gifts in kind Gifts in kind are a great way to utilise your company's assets and professional skills, while achieving your Corporate Social Responsibility goals. By giving a Gift in kind, you will help us save valuable time and resources. This enables us to spend more time fundraising effectively, so even more money can be spent on supporting children with their literacy. Marketing partnerships Linking your product or service with us will help customers become more engaged with your brand. At the same time you will help fund life-changing support that will make a difference to so many children across the country. Benefits to your business: Increase in sales Low cost customer acquisition Brand differentiation Increase in customer loyalty PR coverage Positive brand association Payroll giving Payroll giving is a simple, efficient way support Beanstalk. Making a regular gift to Beanstalk through Payroll Giving means we have a reliable income we can count on, helping us make plans to reach even more children in need of vital literacy support.