The Charlotte Business Journal and SHARE Charlotte teamed up again this year to host #BizGivesCLT! Annually, #BizGivesCLT recognizes Charlotte businesses who generously support Charlotte nonprofits in big, bold and creative ways in honor of #GivingTuesdayCLT which this year fell on December 1st!
"What does generosity mean to you?" This is the question we asked 10 Charlotte artists as they set out to create an original piece of artwork in honor of #GivingTuesdayCLT and dedicated to a local nonprofit of their choice.
Check out the complete series featuring each of our 10 participating artist's creations below! To meet the artists themselves and learn what each of these nonprofits needs most this #GivingTuesdayCLT, head over to our Instagram account!
Generosity looks different for everyone. No matter what it looks like for you, show your generosity on December 1st, #GivingTuesdayCLT. Visit givingtuesdayclt.org and choose from hundreds of ways to do something good for a local nonprofit on this global day of giving.
#GivingTuesdayCLT would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. We are honored to have Lowe’s on board as an Official Partner for the 3rd consecutive year and wanted to take this opportunity to shine a light on how they have stepped up through what has been an undeniably challenging year and have continued to support our local community.
Read this quick Q&A below to learn more about their commitment to our community this year and beyond in their own words.
As we reflect back on 2020, we have endured two major events as a society that have changed the way nonprofits do business forever- the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s civil unrest and Black Lives Matter movement. What is Lowe's hope for the Charlotte Mecklenburg nonprofit community as we recover and continue through these times?
This has been an unusual and challenging year for everyone, including the corporate world. In the face of crisis, we are beyond thankful for individuals and businesses alike that have adapted efforts and gotten creative with the way they support our local nonprofit community. Especially at a time when it would have been easier to do nothing at all.
We are so excited to have our friends from AvidXchange on board as an Official Partner of this year's #GivingTuesdayCLT! Learn more about the ways that AvidXchange does GOOD for CLT year round through their foundation and how they support the lives of youth in CLT in this quick Q&A with Michael Praeger, CEO and Co-founder of AvidXchange:
Why did AvidXchange decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT this year?
Sponsoring #GivingTuesdayCLT and working with SHARE Charlotte is a great way support all the nonprofits in our community. What’s more is that GivingTuesday is a global movement so all of our locations can participate as a company-wide initiative.
The Amy and Brian France Foundation and Silver Falcon Capital, led by Brian France, are excited to begin more formally investing in Charlotte's local nonprofit community. #GivingTuesdayCLT is their first official Charlotte nonprofit investment and SHARE Charlotte is thrilled to intentionally plug them into a movement that benefits hundreds of local nonprofits as their first engagement. Check out this quick Q & A with Brian France:
1. Your foundation is new to Charlotte, what do you want our community to know about how you will be investing in Charlotte nonprofits and why?
We are so grateful to have Spiracle Media on board as an Official Partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for a second year in a row! This video content agency was built in 2011 with one purpsoe: to tell stories. And through their artful storytelling, they have been given back greatly to Charlotte's nonprofit community by giving a voice to many causes and organizations for the past eight years. Read more about Spiracle Media and how they use their craft for GOOD in this quick Q & A with Co-Founder and CEO, Tim Baier.
1. Why did Spiracle decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
The main motivation for starting Spiracle Media was because we didn’t want to leave Charlotte and now that we are in the position to make an impact we want to partner with organizations making meaningful change. Where else could you connect in to help 400+ organizations in our community?
Hendrick Automotive Group is not new to local, social GOOD. In fact, did you know that this generous company has a dedicated corporate social responsibility program called Hendrick Cares? Read more about Hendrick Cares and Hendrick Automotive Group's commitment to stengthening and supporting our local nonprofit community below in this quick Q & A with Hendrick's Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Chrissy Eubanks.
Why did Hendrick Automotive Group decide to partner with SHARE Charlotte for #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
Our friends at Wells Fargo have been the presenting partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for the past three years, and as we come up on year fourth on December 3rd, we are so excited to SHARE with CLT all of the other ways that Wells Fargo does GOOD for the local nonprofit community.
Check out the following Q & A with responses provided by Wells Fargo Charlotte Regional President, Kendall Alley.
We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!