Countdown to Give Day 

Get ready for Give Local!

Hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation and sponsored by Ion Bank Foundation for the fifth consecutive year, Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills will be held on April 25-26 to benefit the vital work of hundreds of nonprofit organizations in our region.

A fun and inspiring 36-hour online giving event, Give Local unites donors, businesses, and organizations in giving back to the communities where we live, work and play. During the campaign, every dollar donated is stretched with bonus funds provided by Connecticut Community Foundation and generous sponsors, adding excitement and incentives while raising essential funds for the work of local nonprofits.

Through Give Local, thousands of donors give the gifts of hope, hot meals, medical care, music, cleaner water, job training, performances, hiking trails and so much more to communities across our region. Our four prior Give Local events have raised more than $3.2 million for nonprofits in our region. 

  • Register now! To participate in Give Local, all nonprofits should complete a new registration by April 3. If you have already started this year's profile and need to make edits, please click here.

  • Sign up for trainings: We have several upcoming webinars to help nonprofits learn the best strategies for fundraising via Give Local. Register for trainings.

  • Sponsor Give Local: Businesses, individuals and others can sign up now to sponsor Give Local. Funds will go towards nonprofit organizations during the event in the form of bonus and competitive prize money, generating excitement, buzz and support for their vital community work! Media sponsors can contribute advertising starting now. All sponsors are highlighted in email, social media and print media outreach leading up the event, showing the region your commitment to helping our region thrive. Download the Sponsor Packet.

  • Spread the word: Download the logos for Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills and share widely! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Use hashtag #GiveLocalGWLH. 

For more information, contact Tricia Poirier at 203.753.1315 x130 or email [email protected]


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