Nonprofits: Apply for Northwest Corner Gives







Application Available

The Application is now available for Northwest Corner Gives, the Community Foundation's crowdfunding grant round. The Community Foundation has committed resources to fund a dollar-for-dollar match up to 100% of all grant campaign goals. This match opportunity will be available from July 1st through July 29th, 2022. 

In support of participating grantees, the Community Foundation will publicize Northwest Corner Gives campaigns through local print and social media and share all campaigns with Community Foundation donors and fundholders.

Additionally, we will also provide sample e-blasts and social media materials for grantees to share with their donors and supporters. 

Grantees will be encouraged to create a short engaging video (no more than 2 minutes) describing why their grant campaign goal is important to their organization and to those they serve. The video will be posted with your campaign.

Gift Matching and Funding 

Approved campaign

s will be uploaded to Northwest Corner Gives by June 30, 2022. Campaigns will remain active on Northwest Corner Gives until the end of the crowdfunding period, midnight on July 29th, 2022.

Gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar on July 15th, 2022, and at the conclusion of the program on July 30th. Matching grant payments will be processed by August 20th, 2022.

Eligibility and Focus

  • programs that advance public health and safety recommendations or that provide more equitable access to services and/or supports, with a preference for those related to childhood physical, cognitive, and emotional wellbeing
  • programs or equipment designed to serve clients remotely, or that promote long-term staff health, safety and wellness along with other demonstrable COVID-19 driven needs and opportunities
  • operational support/capacity building
  • construction/renovation projects in very limited circumstances consistent with the above

Application Review Process

All applications will be reviewed by the Community Foundation Northwest Corner Gives Committee by May 20th.

Consistent with our normal review process, the amount of the approved application may be less than the amount you requested.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2022

Apply for Northwest Corner Gives

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.