Northwest Corner Gives Raises $635,280 for Local Nonprofits

From June 15th-July 31st, more than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of operating amid social distancing and remote work requirements created by COVID-19.

Local nonprofits received $635,280 in COVID-19 Relief. The Community Foundation guaranteed each participating nonprofit a grant for 50 percent of their fundraising goal, then matched dollar-for-dollar every gift until each goal was reached.

All 53 Northwest Corner Gives campaigns met their fundraising goals and received their full dollar-for-dollar matches.

 

Northwest Corner Gives Campaign Totals:
AHA (After School Program) - $2,750
American Mural Project - $10,100
Licia and Mason Beekley Library - $10,945
CAFTA - $17,270
Canaan Child Care Center - $9,100
The Cancer Care Fund of the Litchfield Hills - $12,182
Caring For Bethlehem - $6,550
Civic Life Project - $15,440
Community Mental Health Affiliates - $6,917
CT Junior Republic - $4,000
David M. Hunt Library - $3,500
ECAD - $11,090
EdAdvance - $20,175
Family & Children’s Aid - $12,000
FISH - $49,337
Fishes and Loaves - $5,000
Five Points Gallery - $10,615
Food Rescue - $8,917
Geer Memorial Hospital - $9,350
Greenwoods Counseling Referrals - $9,150
Grumbling Gryphons - $4,060
Harwinton Westside Fire - $3,000
Healing Hoofbeats - $4,690
Housatonic Child Care Center - $24,550
Housatonic Valley Association - $12,500
Housatonic Youth Service Bureau - $20,000
Joyful Noise - $4,180
Junior Achievement - $7,655
Kent Memorial Library - $6,300
KidsPlay Children’s Museum - $22,167
Litchfield County Fire Chiefs Emergency Plan - $15,000
Litchfield Montessori School - $15,025
Litchfield Performing Arts - $10,275
Little Britches Therapeutic Riding - $4,850
Maria Seymour Brooker Memorial - $27,892
Music Mountain - $12,595
New Beginnings (Gathering Place) - $15,833
New England Paralyzed Veterans of America - $10,000
New Opportunities - $22,942
Northwest Connecticut Arts Council - $4,525
Northwestern CT Community College - $15,000
Nutmeg Ballet - $6,000
Prime Time House - $11,957
School on the Green - $10,000
Sharon Playhouse (Tri-State Center For the Arts) - $10,000
Soar Enrichment - $6,700
Spirithorse Therapeutic Riding Center of Canton - $2,850
Supportive Housing Works - $32,457
Susan B. Anthony Project - $11,512
United Church of Christ - $2,500
Valley Thrift Shop - $5,185
Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust - $6,715
Winsted Area Child Care Center - $31,977

 

Northwest Corner Gives gift matches are made possible by generous gifts to the Northwest Corner Gives: Covid-19 Rapid Response Fund from community members, and anonymous, and discretionary Community Foundation funds along with campaign support from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

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