Introduction to Corporate Partnerships

Kickstart your career in corporate partnerships 

You have just begun your incredible journey as a corporate fundraiser. This training will give you the best possible start so you can overcome any fears and answer all your questions about corporate partnerships. We will give you the confidence, skills, and tools to be remarkable in your role. 


What you will learn 

  • What companies are looking for from a charity partner
  • The different types of partnerships available
  • How to find your shared purpose with a partner or prospect
  • How to deliver emotionally engaging stories
  • How to manage your current partners so they meet their objectives
  • How to communicate with partners and deliver successful meetings
  • How to identify your ideal prospects
  • How to involve your colleagues in corporate partnerships
  • How to manage your time effectively for the best results
  • How to think like a successful corporate fundraiser


What you will take away 

  • Increased confidence to deliver in your role 
  • Inspiration and insight from partnership case studies 
  • How to share a story with maximum impact 
  • An instant network of peers who will support you on your journey 
  • An action plan to deliver corporate partnerships success 


Who should attend? 

This course is designed for beginners in corporate fundraising, as well as those who want to move into partnerships from outside the charity sector. If you have less than 12 months’ experience in corporate fundraising, then this is the training for you. 

This course is suitable for corporate fundraisers from backgrounds, causes and charity sizes. 

Learning style 

This training course will provide an inspiring combination of best practice examples, interactive discussions and break-out groups. 

Our training is designed for everyone, so we support all accessibility requirements. 

Time and dates 

The course consists of two 180-minute zoom sessions, from 9.30am – 12.30pm GMT on the 26th & 28th September 2023.

Places are £295 + VAT and can be booked via Eventbrite or by emailing the Remarkable Partnerships team on or call Jonathan on +44 7789 871 496. 


Georgina Oxlade

Georgina grew up with fundraising in her blood and, as such, is a highly motivated corporate partnerships expert. Georgina’s experience includes the Prince’s Trust, BBC Children in Need and VSO. Whilst at BBC Children in Need, she won and led the £12million a year principle partnership with Lloyds Banking Group – including designing and delivering a new outreach programme and customer campaign. Whilst at VSO, Georgina delivered large scale international corporate partnerships that helped deliver the charity’s mission. Georgina specialises in bringing purpose to the foreground, team upskilling, and performance analysis and reporting. Georgina is excited to bring her knowledge experience to a wide range of charities.

Nicola O’Donnell

Nicola is a corporate partnerships specialist with 16 years’ experience and is passionate about working with charities to create major, long-term shared-purpose corporate partnerships.  Nicola has led a successful corporate fundraising team at Rainbow Trust, increasing income from 100k to 2.1 million, securing a number of major corporate partnerships including Deutsche bank Nomura, Invesco, The Jockey Club, Cafe Rouge, and DHL.  Joining Momentum Children’s Charity, she went on to secure partnerships with ICAP, XL Catlin, Jupiter, Manulife, and Berkeley Homes.

Hannah Hockin

Hannah is  driven, passionate and committed to the sector.  Her early career was in Event Management with proven success across both large-scale and specialised training. Which then led to her first fundraising role where she managed events, community and corporate fundraising before refining her career in corporate partnerships.

Hannah is a strategic partnerships manager with experience managing multiple complex relationships and keeping lots of plates spinning. She possesses a natural ability to listen and understand her clients needs/requirements and does so with warmth and compassion. Recently working on the Centrica Carers UK partnership which won ‘best partnership with a national charity’ category at the Better Society Awards

Hannah also serves on the Chartered Institute of Fundraisings Corporate Special Interest Group Committee. The committee’s purpose is to support our peers to have opportunities to meet, network and learn with others.