GiveBack Partnership

Endangered Species Chocolate 10% GiveBack Partnership Application

We are currently seeking applications for our GiveBack Partnerships. The partnership will span two calendar years; 2019 and 2020. All applications are due by 11:59pm ET on Friday, October 19, 2018. An announcement naming the 10% GiveBack Partners will be made by the week of December 10, 2018.

Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC) uses natural, ethically-traded, shade-grown chocolate as a medium to spread awareness about the growing number of species and habitats disappearing from our planet. 10% of our net profits are donated to two GiveBack Partner organizations involved in the preservation of species. Over the past three years, we have been honored to give over $1.4 million to support conservation programs through our GiveBack Partners.

In addition to annual donations of 10% of our net profits (or $10,000/year, whichever is greater), ESC supports each 10% GiveBack Partner in the following ways:

  • Placement of organization’s logo, web address, & mission statement featured inside every 3 oz. ESC bar wrapper.
  • Annual in-kind donation of 144 chocolate bars to use at organization’s fundraising events.
  • Spotlight feature on home page of ESC’s website (including log, mission statement and link).
  • Minimum of 1 blog posting highlighting each individual 10% GiveBack Partner per calendar year.
  • Support of the partnership through ESC social media platforms, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
  • Support consumer marketing campaigns developed by GiveBack Partner.
  • Inclusion in our annual 10% GiveBack Report, spotlighting Partner’s current programs, and campaigns.

All organizations must be designated tax exempt under IRS code 501 (c). In addition to answering the following questions, all applications MUST include the organization’s EIN number, a copy of the 501 (c) designation letter, most recent filed 990 form, and a board of directors list.

All organizations must be designated tax exempt under IRS code 501 (c). In addition to answering the following questions, all applications MUST include the organization’s EIN number, a copy of the 501 (c) designation letter, most recent filed 990 form, and a board of directors list. Please submit the necessary attachments to giveback@chocolatebar.com with the following Subject Line: Organization’s Name, GiveBack Application Attachments

All applications are due by 11:59pm ET Friday, October 19, 2018. If you have any questions regarding the application, please email info@chocolatebar.com. You will receive a response within 48 hours.

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Organization Overview

Donation/Partnership History

Budget

Identify where the organization’s funding came from this past fiscal year.*

Marketing

Please supply the organization’s username and number of followers for the following social media platforms:

Please mark the following ways the organization is willing to promote ESC yearly:
Create a post about the ESC 10% GiveBack Partnership a minimum of six time a calendar year.Host a chocolate bar giveaway on the organizations social media platforms? (ESC will provide chocolate bars).Publish a feature story about being an ESC 10% GiveBack Partner in newsletter.Provide article(s) about your organization for ESC to publish on the ESC website’s blog.Participate in speaking engagements.Feature ESC’s logo on your website as a Cause Marketing/Corporate Donor.Mention ESC’s 10% GiveBack donation in your annual report.Help facilitate communication between ESC and your other corporate donors.

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