FAQ


Who is Grappleworks?

We are 3 entrepreneurs and a team of passionate smart, creative people ready to make a difference locally to globally.

What is Cause Marketing?

Cause marketing is a cooperative effort of a for-profit business and a non-profit organization for the mutual benefit of both parties.

Why are you doing this?

We believe that we will assist our partners achieve their objectives faster and provide the opportunity for a greater impact on the pressing needs of our community, the country and the world.

How are Partners selected?

The Grappleworks team will talk to all organizations that are looking for assistance. Those chosen are done so based on alignment with either a regional or national impact.

The partners enter into a partnership agreement with Grappleworks that clearly stipulates the roles and responsibilities of each party in exchange for the specified % or $ contribution directed to them upon the completion of each campaign.

How will the contribution be used by the partner?

Grappleworks does not stipulate how each Partner should use the funds contributed to them.  These funds are unrestricted and can go towards the area of most need or specified if there is a direct cause stipulated in the agreement.  

Does the purchaser receive a tax receipt?

No tax receipt will be issued for your purchase. No donation receipt will be issued from the partner organization to Grappleworks. The Contribution is based on a revenue sharing model where both parties receive or provide value in exchange for the contribution.

Why does Grappleworks only give $20 or 40% of the sale price?

Grappleworks takes responsibility for product design, tooling, inventory, distribution, marketing and promotion.  Our objective is to ensure that there is no financial outlay for inventory or financial obligation or risk by the charity partners.

My organization is interested, could we participate or learn more?

If you represent a North American or International cause and are interested in our model we would like to hear from you.  Please use the Contact Us form found at www.grappleworks.com to connect.