05 10 2018

Hagerty Accepting Applications for 2019 Annual Nonprofit Partner

Submissions due by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (October 5, 2018) – Hagerty is pleased to announce the acceptance of applications from area organizations to be considered as Hagerty’s 2019 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, 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 that 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.

Request for Proposal (RFP) applications will be accepted via email through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, October 19. A committee from Hagerty, leveraging the expertise and services of Rotary Charities, will review applications and conduct site visits to the finalists during the first week of November. The 2019 Annual Nonprofit Partner will be announced in December.

Previous Annual Nonprofit Partners include Habitat for Humanity: Grand Traverse Region, Goodwill Northern Michigan, Michael’s Place, TART Trails and The Father Fred Foundation. Partners have received a wide-range of support from Hagerty including leadership and growth coaching, analysis and upgrade of retail and online operations, app and website development, review of metrics and analytics, communications and human resources consultation, event and philanthropic assistance and more.

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

About Hagerty:
Hagerty, a privately held company, is the world’s largest provider of specialty insurance to vintage vehicle enthusiasts. It employs more than 1,000 people worldwide, with offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Over the past decade, Hagerty has evolved into an automotive lifestyle brand focused on the love of cars and driving. Hagerty is home to:

  • The Hagerty Valuation Tool, the gold standard for classic vehicle current values and market trend insights.
  • Hagerty, the magazine, which is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country.
  • “The Barn Find Hunter,” one of the most popular automobile focused shows on YouTube with more than 500,000 subscribers.
  • Hagerty Plus, the industry's most comprehensive roadside service.
  • DriveShare, the nation’s only peer-to-peer classic vehicle rental marketplace.

Later this year, Hagerty will launch a membership organization called Hagerty Drivers Club , which will provide services and experiences to people who love cars, including state-of-the-art roadside, an award-winning magazine, exclusive automotive discounts, members-only events, and more.

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