As part of our commitment as a community partner, we are pleased to offer use of our Conference Center to organizations with which we have a connection at no cost.
Use of the Conference Center must be requested by a Volkswagen employee, who will work with the organization to complete the application. Although there is no fee to use the conference center, Volkswagen Chattanooga must be listed as a presenting sponsor of the event.
Requests for contributions or sponsorships must be submitted electronically (see “Review Process” section). Requests should include:
The charitable contributions program does not support:
Only one solicitation from an organization will be processed during each calendar year.
Charitable Contributions: Volkswagen Chattanooga proactively seeks strategic partnerships with community organizations, therefore the majority of our annual giving efforts are initiated proactively to maximize our impact. Proposals will be reviewed on a regular basis throughout the year. Requesting organizations should receive a response from Volkswagen Chattanooga within six to eight weeks of receipt of the inquiry. If there is a need for additional information, Volkswagen Chattanooga will contact the requesting organization directly. Requests for funding may be submitted by completing our Request for Funding Application. Mailed requests will not be considered. Please email your completed application form and any supporting materials to ChattanoogaCSR@vw.com.
Event Sponsorships: Applicants should allow six months to one year between application and the sponsored event to provide time for negotiating agreements and to enable Volkswagen Chattanooga to appropriately plan our participation. Requests for funding may be submitted by completing our Request for Funding Application. Mailed requests will not be considered. Please email your completed application form and any supporting materials to ChattanoogaCSR@vw.com.
Conference Center Use: Organizations with a connection to Volkswagen should reach out to their point of contact to obtain the application form and general use policy. Applications should be submitted through the point of contact for consideration.