16 09 2016

Hagerty Announces Request for Proposal for 2017 Annual Nonprofit Partner

Traverse City, Michigan – Hagerty is pleased to announce the acceptance of Request for Proposals from area organizations to be considered as Hagerty’s 2017 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 have a strong presence and an office in the five county Grand Traverse region (Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties) and be a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Organizations which can benefit from Hagerty’s capabilities in customer experience, business strategy, talent management and marketing as well as organizations that are connected to a national or international network are especially encouraged to apply.

RFP applications will be accepted via email through 5 p.m. Eastern on Friday, October 14. 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 2017 Annual Nonprofit Partner will be announced in December.

Previous Annual Nonprofit Partners include Michael’s Place, TART Trails and The Father Fred Foundation. Michael’s Place received services from Hagerty such as app development, website upgrades, creation of tracking and evaluation tools and leadership development coaching. 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.

Contact: Shelli DiFranco, Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications & Community Relations
Phone: (231) 929-6120
Email: sdifranco@hagerty.com

About Hagerty:
Based in Traverse City, Michigan, Hagerty is the world’s leading insurance provider for classic vehicles and host to the largest network of classic car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and motorcycle safety equipment, tractors, automotive tools and spare parts, and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, business coverage and club liability coverage. For more information, call (800) 922-4050 or visit www.hagerty.com.

Hagerty also provides online Valuation Tools and the Hagerty Price Guide, which are the premier price and value guides for post-war collectible automobiles. For more information, please visit www.hagerty.com/valuationtools.