Corporate Development

1st Degree believes that no matter how creative a marketing campaign, or heartfelt a charity’s mission is, they require ongoing business development to create new partnerships to guarantee long term success. 1st Degree is one of the few agencies that work with charities to establish new corporate relationships while working hand-in hand with your existing business development team.

Since 2005, 1st Degree has raised over 100M for our clients. We are registered in all states as a licensed fundraiser, so team up with 1st Degree and let us help you meet your fundraising, business or membership goals.



1st Degree in Action:

Bass Pro ShopsBass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops

Clos du BoisClos du Bois

Clos du Bois

Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Hallmark ChannelHallmark Channel

Hallmark Channel



Toys R UsToys R Us

Toys R Us

Bayer Strong @ HeartBayer Strong @ Heart

Bayer Strong @ Heart



Celestial SeasoningsCelestial Seasonings

Celestial Seasonings

Denny’s Toys for TotsDenny’s Toys for Tots

Denny’s Toys for Tots

Cheerios Circle of Helping HeartsCheerios Circle of Helping Hearts

Cheerios Circle of Helping Hearts

Cigna HealthcareCigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare



Fox NewsFox News

Fox News

Harley DavidsonHarley Davidson

Harley Davidson



Minute Maid Orange JuiceMinute Maid Orange Juice

Minute Maid Orange Juice

Renuzit WalmartRenuzit Walmart

Renuzit Walmart



Wachovia BankWachovia Bank

Wachovia Bank

Arthur ChristmasArthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas

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