GW Enterprises presents aFundraising proposal for Non Profits and Charitable Organizations Rewarding donor loyalty while creating a new revenue stream
Who are we? • Successful early retired entrepreneur who now wants to help philanthropic organizations by raising money through travel. • Online travel agency with eight agents in three states. • Focused on using travel to help not for profits raise money year round and offer something back to donors. • Operate as a Not for Profit. Application for 501C3 Submitted.
Win-Win-Win • Creating a win for Non Profits and Charities and their donors. • Creating a win for donors by offering them a discounted vacation experience while making a donation in their name. • Creating a win for Non Profits and Charities by adding a new fundraising revenue stream • Creating value for supporters with a year round promotion they can use at their leisure.
Creating new fundraising revenue while increasing donor loyalty • Reward current donors • Entice new donations • Create new revenue • Create donor loyalty • No extra resources or cost • No risk
How can a vacation increase your fundraising? • Vacations can sometimes be hard to justify. With our program we can offer access to higher quality vacations for the same dollars or less. Further we can provide the feel good component in the form of a donation in their name. Same dollars, same behaviors… much better results. • Our Tag Line: Travel for Charity. Cruise for a Cause.
Non Profits and Charities Travel Club . • Offering donors participation in the Non Profits and Charities Travel Club gives them special discounts not available to the general public and because there is NO cost to them to join and lots of benefits. • Non Profits and Charities are giving something of value back for their loyalty creating happy donors and happy donors are loyal donors. • For every trip taken though the “club” a donation is made to travelers Non Profit and Charities in the travelers name. • Dedicated webpage for Non Profits and Charities
Travel for Charity & Cruise for a Cause! • Donors don’t have to feel guilty about choosing to donate or take a personal vacation now they can do both and feel good about it because every trip they book a donation is made to their Non Profit or Charity.
Fact • Your donors are vacationing all the time and you are not getting any revenue or recognition. • Offering a Vacation Club to your donors gives them back something for their donations and puts your organization in front of them with special offers throughout the year. • It is easier to ask for something (donations) when you give something (vacations)
Vacation Options for your donors. • Full scale travel agency that can book trips anywhere in the world. • Cruises • Car Rentals • Hotel stays • Luxury resorts and villa’s throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. • Monthly specials and promotions just for your Members.
Vacation “booked” sampleFinancial breakdown • Los Cabos, Golf ,Grand Mayan Resort, 1 BED, 4 people = $2,000 rate is $2,681.69 Savings =26% or $681.69 savings for your donor. Donation =$400
The donor benefit • A vacation experience with discounts up to 70% off retail rates. • Special group Cruises for your donors • From an Avis car rental to Westin hotel night or luxury cruise or golf vacation a donation is made. • NOT a contest with one winner but everyone wins 365 days a year.
Luxury resorts throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. Not just hotel rooms but full service villas perfect for families.
The marketing campaign • A year long promotion with quarterly creative changes to keep the campaign fresh. • We focus on your fundraising goals. • Focused online with banner advertisements, email blasts and links to custom landing pages
Special Group Cruise • Each year, quarterly or Semi-Annually we can offer a special Group cruise with special pricing, benefits and destinations that donors can enjoy. • Your organization can get free meeting space, special dinning options, cocktail receptions to reach out to donors throughout the cruise. • Imagine a silent auction as sea! • Donation of $50 to $100 per cabin!
Donations..where, when, how • Donation made on everything booked through the travel agency or club paid quarterly. • Donations will range from a low of 10% commission for “normal travel” to 50% commission on special promotions . • RCCL group cruise will be $50 to $100 per cabin booked.
In Summary • Adding a Travel Club to your current fundraising programs has the following benefits: • No extra work • Rewards current donors and gives your organization another reason to reach out to them on a monthly basis • Creates a benefit for something that is occurring regardless but now the donor and your organization can benefit. • Creates a new revenue stream that is year round. • Increases the brand awareness amongst donors.
Questions • We want to hear from you. • Sean Kearns, • Sean@GWTravelandCruise.com