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Alliance Allies bring an understanding of the unique challenges nonprofits face and work closely with us to accommodate those needs for nonprofits. The Allies Program allows nonprofits to take advantage of substantial cost savings through discounts from our business partners on products and services that are vital to strengthening infrastructure and internal capabilities. 

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Become an Alliance Ally

We offer exclusive opportunities to engage with Connecticut nonprofits and be promoted by the Alliance as a viable and trustworthy business partner. 

BRONZE

$1K

PER YEAR

  • Inclusion in Ally Marketplace
  • 10% discount on table at the annual conference
  • Shared social media content
  • Member discount for Alliance Trainings

SILVER

$2.5K

PER YEAR

EVERYTHING IN BRONZE +

  • Featured Ally of the month
  • Opportunity to author/share content on Alliance Allies newsletter
  • Free Hot desking hours and space at CT Nonprofit Center
  • Opportunity to host a training or roundtable
  • Opportunity to submit breakout session proposal at the Annual Conference
  • Inclusion on digital donor wall
  • Free conference room rentals

GOLD

$8.5K 

PER YEAR

EVERYTHING IN BRONZE & SILVER +

  • Exclusivity in service/product type in Ally Marketplace
  • Six complementary tickets to the Annual Conference
  • Exclusive stand-alone email to distribution list
  • Exclusive, highlighted ad space/logo on The Alliance Website
  • Basic level conference sponsorship included
  • A la carte opportunities included at cost

Included in Gold Bundle

Exclusivity in Service/Product type in Ally Marketplace

As an Ally Gold member, your company will be the exclusive Alliance Ally offered in your industry and the only available option featured in the Ally Marketplace. The Ally marketplace is a centralized resource on The Alliance’s website designed to help nonprofits secure products and services from business with expertise in serving nonprofits.  Your company’s logo, description, and contact information will be included in the marketplace to be accessed by motivated nonprofits eager to find specialty business like yours. In order to be eligible for this exclusivity, you must offer some special discount or service to Alliance members.

 

Exclusive Web page banner/logo feature

Your logo will be featured on The Alliance’s landing page for the Alliance Allies program, the first stop nonprofits and others go to before searching for services and products in our Ally marketplace.

 

Complementary Tickets to Annual Nonprofit Conference

You will receive six complimentary tickets to our Annual Nonprofit Conference (a discount of $1,000). With an expected attendance of over 600 nonprofit professionals and supporters, this is the largest nonprofit event of its kind in Connecticut – an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Exclusive Stand-Alone Email Featuring Your Business

 Gold Allies are offered a full-page exclusive email blast to our entire membership and other e-mail distribution lists. This is an opportunity to highlight your organization, feature promotions, provide updates or resources and introduce yourself or your staff.

Included in Bronze, Silver & Gold Bundles

Inclusion in Ally Marketplace

The Ally marketplace is a centralized resource on The Alliance’s website designed to help nonprofits secure products and services from business with expertise in serving nonprofits.  Your company’s logo, description, and contact information will be included in the marketplace to be accessed by motivated nonprofits eager to find specialty business like yours.

10% Discount on an Exhibitor Table at the Annual Nonprofit Conference

Join us for an exceptional experience with some of the most innovative voices in the nonprofit sector! With an expected attendance of over 600 nonprofit professionals and supporters, our annual Nonprofit Conference is the largest nonprofit event of its kind in Connecticut.  By committing to be a vendor at this year’s conference, you will be eligible to receive an extra 10% percent off your conference fee when paid in full with your Ally membership. Do not miss this opportunity to sponsor the conference, spend the day networking as an exhibitor, and promote your business and brand to hundreds of nonprofit leaders.

Included in Silver & Gold Bundles

Inclusion in Ally Marketplace

Featured Ally of the Month

Drive traffic and conversions. As a featured Ally of the month, our email and social media campaigns – which reach thousands of nonprofit leaders, staff and supporters, will feature your business, products and services. Social media’s most crucial advantage is that it helps you get the word out about your business. Sharing your business content offers an easy and low-commitment way for potential customers to express interest in your business and your products.

Free Hot Desking Hours and Space at CT Nonprofit Center

The CT Nonprofit Center is home to more than 20 nonprofit organizations in downtown Hartford and is the second largest nonprofit center in the Northeast United States. Allies have access to the Nonprofit Center as a satellite office when in the Hartford area. Hotdesking includes a private space to host meetings, a desk, free parking, WiFi, and coffee! Please Note:

The construction of this space has been delayed and is currently unavailable due to the closure of the Nonprofit Center as a result of COVID-19.

 

Opportunity to Author or Share Content in Monthly Nonprofit Newsletter

Our monthly Alliance Ally monthly newsletter – shared with our membership as well as non-member e-mail distribution list, features content by and about our Alliance Allies. We invite Allies to author content or share information about upcoming events, accomplishments or other relevant information!

 

Opportunity to Host a Training as Part of Professional Development and Training Program

 It’s more important than ever for businesses to stand out from the crowd and make a constructive effort to ensure their continued success. One way to accomplish this is to host professional development training sessions on topics for nonprofit staff that benefit nonprofits the most. With access to our conference center, your organization will have the opportunity to educate employees and other business professionals on topics in your area of expertise.

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THREAD: Alliance statement on Appropriations Committee budget. Read in full: https://t.co/CHPf3oQEdG

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