|Empower your business support base to give through technology purchases|
|Businesses save money, benefit from quality services and give more to your organization with no additional out-of-pocket costs|
|Your non-profit can benefit from free consulting and can receive money back on services|
|Recurring revenue can be acquired quickly and is paid monthly|
As a non-profit, maintaining a revenue stream of donations, grants and government funding is a constant challenge. Shifts in the economy and government policy can have severe impacts on your operating budget. Because of this, many non-profits are now seeking alternative sources of revenue to support their operations.
Non-profits are now commonly joining with the business sector in search of new revenue streams. The Affinity programs offered by some merchants and credit card companies is one example of these efforts.
The SplinterRock Affinity Program works in much the same way as these other programs. A service is bought and sold and a percentage is paid to the non-profit as a referral commission.
The program is designed to be a win-win solution for everyone. We help you and other organizations you know find the right technology providers, and you receive recurring income on any purchases made.
For more information about the program, read on:
SplinterRock is a consulting and technology brokerage firm specializing in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industries. Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients by understanding and assessing current and future needs and developing recommendations based on our findings. We typically work with a number of world-class vendors to present multiple options to our clients for consideration. We strive to find the best fit for our clients.
Typically, this type of analysis is quite expensive, but we are able to provide these services to our clients at no charge. We are able to do this because of the relationships we have with our vendors.
In exchange for bringing business to them, our vendors pay us monthly commissions based on what our customers purchase. Because commissions tend to be fairly standard across vendors, we can be objective and independent in our recommendations. In other words, our vendors pay us to help our customers find the right solutions. And now, via our Affinity Program for Non-Profits, they are paying us to help raise money for your charitable work as well. We are very, very pleased to present your organization with this opportunity!
As mentioned previously, commissions tend to be fairly standard but can vary depending on a number of variables. We are happy to disclose commission rates on vendor proposals so that our business client can weigh this along with other decision-making criteria. All other considerations being equal, a vendor paying higher commissions will bring more money to your non-profit.
SplinterRock is not a service provider. We provide consulting services and act as a broker between the business customer and the actual vendor. Once an order is placed, the client will work directly with vendor to install and support services. SplinterRock will continue to support the business customer with consulting services and is prepared to help facilitate the vendor support process if needed.
Many small businesses cannot afford a technology consultant. Now they can benefit from a team of experienced professionals at no cost.
For businesses with their own IT staff, SplinterRock consultants can play a more passive role:
For all businesses:
At this time SplinterRock has relationships with over 200 vendors offering a wide range of IT and Telecommunication services. Our providers include but are not limited to:
Our target market is any medium to large sized business operating within United States territory. Since our business model is based on a percentage of sales, we invest most heavily in large opportunities.
Ideal businesses include:
that spend $500/month or more on their telecommunications services.
Basically, the program works in this manner:
30% of the amount received by SplinterRock will be paid back to your non-profit on a monthly basis. This usually works out to be around 4% of the monthly service charge from a sale. As long as SplinterRock is paid a commission, the non-profit will continue to receive a referral commission. A non-profit can usually expect to see revenue two to three months after a sale occurs and will continue to receive a percentage of this revenue as long as the customer continues to be serviced by the vendor.
Your non-profit can also earn money back on its own services. Let SplinterRock review your services! We can help you save money and plus pay you your referral commission.
We want other non-profits to benefit as well. If you refer another non-profit to this program, we will give your non-profit a 5% override on any business brought in through your non-profit referral.
Once we have established a relationship we will begin to work together to establish income for your non-profit.
We will begin by building marketing collateral that can be used to communicate the program to your support base
While we are developing this material, you may want to have our consultants review your non-profit's technology services. In the process, you will gain a sense of our ethos, process and services. You may also find that there are some new ways for you to save. Going through this helpful process will also help you as you begin recommending our services to supporters in your network.
When approaching your support base, we recommend starting with your Board of Directors. Board members are often well connected and may be able to bring large opportunities to the table on your behalf.
We would then recommend strategically approaching a select few in your support base. Identify those with ownership interest in businesses or other connections to decision makers within business.
We also recommend beginning to refer other non-profits in your network who might benefit from this program to SplinterRock.
At this point you may want to begin opening the program up to your entire support base one segment at a time. Many of your supporters may not have a personal stake in a business but may have friends, neighbors or relatives that do. Will they be willing to advocate for your organization?
We hope we have addressed most of your questions but we would be happy to talk with you about the program and address any additional questions you may have.
To get started, simply complete our short interest form and a SplinterRock representative will contact you within the next few business days to discuss the next steps with you.