raised for nonprofits 


Businesses are crucial to the success of Give Local! Ion Bank Foundation, for the sixth consecutive year, is the presenting sponsor of Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

We invite you to sponsor Give Local. By sponsoring, you can give back to the community, have fun and gain visibility and recognition for your business’s philanthropic work. And, donations are tax-deductible!

Give Local sponsors receive significant media exposure. In 2017, media exposure and marketing reach included all major area newspapers, ads on two radio stations, a billboard, print and internet paid ads, posters and flyers in scores of local businesses and thousands of mailed postcards and signage. Additionally, tens of thousands of emails were send to promote the event, generating over 35,000 Give Local website visits.

Sponsorship Levels

$25,000+                            Diamond Sponsor

$10,000-24,999                  Platinum Sponsor

$2,500-9,999                      Gold Sponsor

$1,000-2,499                      Silver Sponsor

$500-999                            Bronze Sponsor


For a minimum of $1,000, you can create a unique prize for which nonprofits can compete during Give Local. Prizes add fun and incentives during Give Local, and give you more visibility as we promote your prize through our website, email announcements and social media posts prior to and during the event. Participating nonprofits will also spread the word about prizes, broadening your exposure!

Download the Give Local sponsorship kit to learn more and complete sponsor form.

Media Sponsors

Media outlets (print, broadcast, internet) may also sponsor Give Local by contributing in-kind advertising or other promotional materials. Complete the sponsorship form and we will follow up with you regarding ad copy.

“At Ion Bank, we measure success by being an exemplary corporate citizen. We do that by providing financial support from the Ion Bank Foundation to nonprofit organizations while encouraging our team to volunteer their time. Give Local is a perfect fit for supporting the Bank’s mission of being a corporate leader. The funds raised help improve the quality of life for many in our communities.”

—Charles J. Boulier, III

President and CEO, Ion Bank