We Love to Pay It Forward

By bringing together our passion for innovation & community.

What is the M.E. Pay It Forward Partners Program?

The Marketing Essentials’ Pay It Forward Partners Program is a charitable program that allows us to help support local, nonprofit organizations and their efforts to strengthen our local communities.

Through the program, we donate our expertise and services to build or improve their digital presence. We believe by using our God-given talents to help support their mission, we are helping transform the lives of others.

Through the program, Marketing Essentials may:

  • Develop or optimize a nonprofit organization’s website, social media channels, email campaigns, online videos, etc., to meet today’s best practice standards.
  • Execute a brand awareness digital strategy and campaign to advance recognition of an organization.
  • Promote specific project campaigns and initiatives through digital channels.

Who Can Apply?

Nominations are open to non-profit organizations who serve Auglaize, Mercer, Shelby, Darke, Putnam, Allen, Miami and Hancock Counties in Ohio and that provide services focused on the following initiatives:

  • Basic Food & Safety Net Services – organizations or programs that provide individuals or families with food and/or immediate basic living support services.
  • Arts & Culture – programs that provide advancement of the arts through education.
  • Workforce Development – programs that provide opportunities for career development and advancement.
  • Community Pride & Environmental Sustainability – programs that provide a vibrant community and environmental pride, diversity and sustainability.

The Pay It Forward Partners Program does not support or provide services to individuals nor for-profit organizations/companies and does not make financial contributions.

How to Apply for Pay It Forward?

Fill out an online application. Applications will be accepted beginning October 1 each year. Application deadline is October 31.

After receiving the application, we may ask that you meet with our Pay It Forward Partners Program team to provide an overview of the organization, more insight into your specific request and the impact the initiative will have on those you serve.

The chosen organization will be announced in December, with work to begin in the upcoming year.

Disclosure:  Marketing Essentials reserves the right to deny any organization that applies to the Pay It Forward Partners Program.

How to Apply for Pay It Forward?

Fill out an online application. Applications will be accepted beginning October 1 each year. Application deadline is October 31.

After receiving the application, we may ask that you meet with our Pay It Forward Partners Program team to provide an overview of the organization, more insight into your specific request and the impact the initiative will have on those you serve.

The chosen organization will be announced in December, with work to begin in the upcoming year.

Disclosure:  Marketing Essentials reserves the right to deny any organization that applies to the Pay It Forward Partners Program.