Give Local 2021 is finally here! How can YOU get involved and help make history for this special day?
Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to participate, a supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, a business or corporate representative who would like to act as a Give Local sponsor, a board member for a participating nonprofit, or an individual looking to give back through donating or volunteering, there’s a place for everyone to get involved!
To get involved in Give Local as a participating nonprofit, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:
1. A 501(C)3 public charity in good standing with the IRS as verified via Guidestar
2. Currently registered with the State of Connecticut to conduct charitable fundraising as verified by the e-licensing website.
3. Located in or provide services in one or more of the 21-towns that Connecticut Community Foundation serves.
Learn more and register here.
Is your favorite nonprofit participating in this year’s Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills celebration? Did you know that you can raise funds on their behalf by acting as their Give Local fundraiser? Creating a fundraising profile is quick, easy, and fun to do! Not to mention, you’ll help increase the incoming donations for your favorite cause, so let’s get started!
Businesses & Sponsors
Sponsoring Give Local means that your business helps out great causes while simultaneously gaining positive exposure through media opportunities and high traffic volume to the website. Learn more about becoming a sponsor on our sponsors page.
Do you have a hankering to give where you live? There’s lots of giving to be done for Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills! Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or search the causes you’re most passionate about to see which organizations are working in those areas.
Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!