Terms of Service


As an organization choosing to participate and collaborate as a benefitting partner in Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills requires that you agree with the following Terms of Service which sets forth the services and duties provided by Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills and roles and responsibilities of all participants.

  1. I understand this event is open to nonprofits that meet the established eligibility criteria: located in or provides services in Connecticut Community Foundation's service area or follows the out of area application process; has a valid 501(C)(3) nonprofit status and is in good standing with the IRS; is licensed to conduct fundraising in the state of Connecticut. Organizations and programs operated with religious intent, mission and purpose must complete the religious organization application
  2. I confirm that my organization will receive a percentage of bonus funds on the first $50,000 that it raises via Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills. I understand that there will be separate bonus pools for organizations meeting certain criteria and that not every organization will receive the same bonus percentage. 
  3. I agree to list my organization on the Give Local website. I understand that the Foundation has final approval for all submitted information and reserves the right to make changes to the organization’s profile after consultation with the organization. I recognize that the Foundation does not make any explicit or implicit representation regarding the accuracy of the information contained in my organization’s profile. I understand that submitting a profile on the Give Local website does not constitute any assurance of funding through Give Local or the Foundation.
  4. I agree that the Foundation may collect, process, and receipt donations from the public on the organization’s behalf. I understand that transaction fees on all gifts will include a 2.0% service charge from GiveGab and a 2.5% credit card processing charge, plus $0.30 per transaction. I understand that donors will also be able to make donations over $100 via ACH transfer from their bank accounts; each ACH transaction will be assessed a $3 fee and a 2% GiveGab service charge. Donors will have the option to cover all fees outlined above. I understand that my organization will receive a check or ACH direct deposit for donations (less the transaction fees identified above), plus bonus funds and any Give Local prize money from the Foundation in early June, 2021.
  5. I acknowledge that the Foundation will send each donor a gift receipt via email, including tax deductibility language; my organization will not re-send tax deductibility information. I understand that my organization will have access to the list of donors to my organization and their contact information. I will respect donors who have requested anonymity. I acknowledge that the Foundation will retain my organization’s donor information and may utilize it to further the general charitable and philanthropic purposes of the Foundation. I understand that the Foundation does not benefit financially from any gifts made to my organization through Give Local.
  6. I agree to use the Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills logo and promotional messages provided by Connecticut Community Foundation only for the purpose of the on-line Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills campaign.
  7. My organization, for itself and its successors and assignees, hereby agrees to indemnify and holds harmless Connecticut Community Foundation, the Give Local program, its affiliates, officers, directors, and employees, and their heirs, successors, and assignees, jointly and severally, from any claims for any loss, injury, liability, action, cost, expense, or damage, including but not limited to attorneys' fees, arising out of or relating to participating in Give Local, including but not limited to any alleged non-performance or negligence of Connecticut Community Foundation. This disclaimer extends, applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated, and unsuspected loss, injury, liability, action and cost.
  8. I understand that GiveGab.com is an online platform which will safely process all contributions made to the event.