What is The GROW Campaign?
The GROW Campaign is a five-year program that will enhance the economic vitality of the greater Greensboro area. The program will be implemented by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce with guidance and input from corporate and community leaders.
What does The GROW Campaign include?
There are four core components to the plan:
Create Quality Jobs
Talent and Workforce Development
Starting and Growing Our Own
Marketing and Communication
You can read more details about the plan here.
How much should we pledge?
Each pledge request for The GROW Campaign has been carefully considered and evaluated. A volunteer will contact you to arrange an appointment to answer any questions you may have about The GROW Campaign and to discuss your investment in this important program.
How was the amount of our pledge determined?
A committee of corporate and community leaders from the Greensboro area carefully determined each pledge request for The GROW Campaign. This Campaign Evaluation Committee considered the financial capacity of each corporate prospect, as well as its leadership position in our community before suggesting a target pledge request.
Is our investment in The GROW Campaign tax deductible?
An investment in The GROW Campaign may be tax deductible. However, you should consult your tax professional for specific information and advice.
How will the funds raised by The GROW Campaign be used?
Investments in The GROW Campaign will be directed toward the expenses associated with the implementation of the programs associated with the five-year strategic plan to achieve the outlined goals and objectives.
Who will benefit from The GROW Campaign?
Every business in the greater Greensboro area will benefit. The successful execution of this strategic plan will have a positive effect across the entire region. Drawing jobs to the Triad, enhancing our workforce, and offering impactful new business growth will play a significant role in the future of our city and our region.
Will we be kept informed of the progress and achievements of The GROW Campaign?
Yes. The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce will hold regular shareholder meetings and will generate an annual “report card” that will clearly communicate its progress toward achieving the goals and objectives outlined in The GROW strategic plan.
Will we receive recognition of our investment?
Yes. At the conclusion of the campaign an Honor Roll of Investors will be published in the local newspaper recognizing all who invested in this important program.
Please contact Claire Cooke or Brian Abernathy at The GROW Campaign office at 336-387-8300 or via email at CCooke@greensboro.org