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Prizes for participating nonprofit organizations

Connecticut Community Foundation and our generous event sponsors have teamed together to create 60 cash prizes totalling over $50,000! The prize list was updated on April 16 with additional prizes added.

Full Prize list


Congratulations to the winners of the Facebook contest!

First Place ($1,000: Harrybrooke Park

Second Place ($750): Spotty Dog Rescue

Third Place ($500): The Children's Center of New Milford

More than 9,800 Facebook "likes" were generated during the contest—all to highlight the wonderful work of nonprofits participating in Give Local and raise awareness for the event later this month! Thank you all.


Just a few of the prizes to be awarded on April 24-25:

Ion Bank Grand Prize for Most Donors

$1,500 to the organization with a budget below $250,000 with the most unique donors during Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

$1,500 to the organization with a budget above $250,000 with the most unique donors during Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

Ion Bank Grand Prizes for Dollars in the Door

$1,500 to the organization with an annual budget below $250,000 that raises the most dollars during Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills. 

$2,000 to the organization with an annual budget over $250,000 that raises the most dollars during Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

Additionally, there are many competitive prizes for organizations located in certain towns or providing certain kinds of services. And some lucky organizations will win Golden Ticket prizes, awarded at random! 

Prize list

Presenting Sponsors
Supporting Sponsors