21 September 2015

Hagerty Announces Request for Proposal for 2016 Annual Nonprofit Partner

Submissions due by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2015

(Traverse City, Michigan) – Hagerty is pleased to announce the acceptance of Request for Proposals from area organizations to be considered as Hagerty’s 2016 Annual Nonprofit Partner. In addition to a financial investment of $25,000, Hagerty will work with the selected nonprofit to plan a mutually determined year-long service program.

Qualified organizations will be based in the five county Grand Traverse region and be a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Organizations that can benefit from Hagerty’s capabilities in customer experience, business strategy and marketing are encouraged to apply.

RFP applications will be accepted via email through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, October 16. A committee from Hagerty, utilizing the expertise and services of the Northsky Nonprofit Network, will review applications and will conduct site visits to the finalists during the first week of November. The 2016 Annual Nonprofit Partner will be announced on December 11, 2015.

Previous Annual Nonprofit Partners include TART Trails and The Father Fred Foundation. TART and Hagerty collaborated on numerous marketing, communication, education and administrative projects ranging interpretive signage to data entry and human resources consulting. The Father Fred Foundation used Hagerty’s pro bono service and skills to review and revise marketing plans, increase their presence in the Traverse City area through participation at two marquee events and provide essential items for individuals and families in need.

Interested organizations can request the RFP application and submission guidelines by emailing HagertyCares@hagerty.com.