Frequently Asked Questions
What is Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills?
For 36 hours on April 24-25, Connecticut Community Foundation will host Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills for the sixth consecutive year. During this online giving event, thousands of donors will make donations to hundreds of participating local nonprofit organizations at www.GiveLocalCCF.org. Since its creation in 2013, Give Local has raised more than $4.5 million for area nonprofits thanks to the generosity of thousands of donors, area businesses and organizations united in giving to make our communities in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills stronger. Presenting sponsor Ion Bank Foundation deserves special thanks for its generosity and commitment.
Who is participating?
257 local organizations will be participating. View the full list.
How does Give Local work?
Beginning at 7 a.m. on April 24 and ending at 7 p.m. on April 25, donors will make secure donations at www.GiveLocalCCF.org to their favorite participating local nonprofit organizations. The minimum donation is $10 and there is no maximum. The first $50,000 raised by each participating nonprofit will be boosted with bonus funds provided by Connecticut Community Foundation and Give Local sponsors— giving all contributions more impact. Nonprofit organizations will also compete for cash prizes, adding to the excitement and fun.
Are there in-person events during Give Local?
Yes, some organizations host special events to raise awareness about their involvement in Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills. We will post events on our Events/Tools page as Give Local nears.
Please contact Tricia Poirier at 203.753.1315, x130 or [email protected].