Schauer Group, the region’s innovative risk management, business insurance, and human capital services firm, is continuing the tradition started during its 100th anniversary in 2019 by again hosting the Century of Service Nonprofit Donation program in 2022.
The Century of Service program, now in its third year, is designed to provide nonprofits who are physically located in or offer significant services in the greater Cleveland metro area the opportunity to apply, and if selected as a finalist, compete for an awards package that includes a donation of 100 service hours from Schauer Group associates and a one-time cash donation of $5,000.
“I speak for our entire team when I say we can’t wait to begin the third iteration of the Century of Service program. The program gives us the opportunity to live our mission— strengthening the communities where we live and work. We’re excited to help an area nonprofit,” said Bryan Schauer, executive vice president and Cleveland market leader for Schauer Group.
Eligible 501(c)3 organizations can learn more and apply online by visiting SchauerGroup.com/service
between Wednesday, June 1, and Saturday, June 25. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of Schauer Group associates, and finalists will be selected based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to: quality of application, demonstration of need, and alignment with Schauer Group company core values. There are no eligibility limitations based on the category or mission of the nonprofit, with the exception of politically-focused organizations.
Once finalists are announced on Wednesday, June 29, Schauer Group will open up a voting portal online at SchauerGroup.com/vote, and finalists will be encouraged to promote voting to their constituents and supporters starting July 1.
Voting will take place from July 1-19. Voting will be open to the community at large, including any employees, board members, or clients of the competing organizations. Individuals may cast one single vote each day during the voting window. The finalist organization that receives the most votes when voting concludes on Tuesday, July 19, will receive the Century of Service donation from Schauer Group. The winner of the Century of Service Award—receiving 100 service hours and a $5,000 donation—will be announced on Friday, July 22.
ABOUT SCHAUER GROUP
Based in Canton, Ohio, Schauer Group, Inc. is one of the largest independently owned insurance and risk management firms in Ohio, providing risk management, business insurance, human capital services, employee benefits, contract surety, and personal insurance to a variety of clients nationwide. As the nation’s first ISO Registered Independent Insurance Agency, Schauer Group maintains a commitment to quality and excellence, achieving an industry-leading 95 percent client retention rate. The fourth-generation, family-owned company is celebrating its 103rd anniversary in 2022.