What kind of nonprofits can apply for Riggs Partners’ CreateAthon?
Any 501(c)(3) organization in South Carolina in need of marketing materials to help their cause is eligible to apply and be considered as a CreateAthon client. Just complete an application in a word document or pdf document and send it our way.
What’s the timeframe for applications?
You may apply for CreateAthon at any time during the year; however, know the deadline for our 2015 event is July 15. We plan on announcing the organizations that have been selected in mid-August.
Are there any nonprofit organizations that are not a good fit for CreateAthon?
Riggs Partners developed CreateAthon to serve small, private nonprofit organizations that would otherwise not have the opportunity to receive professional marketing services. Nonprofit organizations that have an established marketing budget and are under contract with professional marketing/PR/development consultants or firms are not good candidates for CreateAthon.
In terms of sector, Riggs Partners does not typically select governmental agencies, church-sponsored organizations or public education and/or healthcare organizations.
Is Riggs Partners the only marketing firm in South Carolina that does CreateAthon?
Riggs Partners accepts applications from Midlands-area nonprofits. Two other CreateAthon partner agencies serve other regions of South Carolina.
Trio Solutions in Charleston serves nonprofits in the Lowcountry through CreateAthon, and has for several years. DNA Creative Communications, one of our newest CreateAthon partners, is now serving nonprofits in the Upstate. We’re thrilled to have these wonderful partners working with us to expand the scope of pro bono marketing services available to nonprofit organizations throughout our state.
What nonprofits in South Carolina have been served during CreateAthon by Riggs Partners?
Riggs Partners has directly served more than 176 nonprofits in South Carolina since we launched CreateAthon in 1998. Take a look at all the great friends we’ve made since that time.
“Nationally, there have been so many CreateAthon beneficiaries that we've truly lost count." But here's a sample list of some of the many organizations across the country that have experienced the gift that is CreateAthon.