Event Sponsorship Grantees 2017-06-05T09:25:23+00:00

Connecticut Community Foundation awards two types of sponsorship grants of up to $2,500 to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, libraries, over-55 communities and/or senior centers for events held in the Foundation’s 21-town service area. Sponsorships are available to agencies whose majority of programs and services take place in our 21-town area.

2016-17 Event Sponsorship Grantees (with event dates)

  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy, $1,000: Annual Benefit: June 17
  • New Milford Visiting Nurse Assoc. and Hospice, $1,000: Moonlight Blues and Barbeque: June 23
  • Town of Prospect Parks and Recreation, $500: Summer Concert Series Dates TBD
  • Audubon Center Bent of the River, $500: Firefly Night: July 8
  • Waterbury Baptist Ministries, $800: Terrific Tuesdays concerts:  Tuesdays in July
  • Connecticut Family Support Network, $900: Care for the Caregiver- The Special Needs of Special Parents: July 12, September 14, October 11
  • Bridgewater Senior Center,  $1,000: Patio Party: July 29
  • Susan B. Anthony Project, $1,000: Momix in the Garden: August TBD
  • Partners for Sustainable Healthy Communities, $1,000: Farmer’s Table Dinner: August 5
  • Friends of Boulder Knoll, $800: Farm to Table Dinner, August 17
  • Connecticut Partnership for Children, $500: Barefoot Summer Festival: August 20
  • C.O. Sports Academy, $500: Back to School Rally: August 22
  • Waterbury Youth Service System, $500: 20th Annual Back to School Rally, August 23
  • Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury Public Library, $1,000: Celebrating 80 Years of the Hodge Memorial Library: August 27-October 26
  • Steep Rock Association, $1,000: Family Picnic: September 9
  • Bridgewater Land Trust, $500: Day on the Farm: September 16
  • Little Britches Therapeutic Riding, $1,000: Boots and Britches Ball: September 16
  • Litchfield Performing Arts, $1,000: Gatsby In The Hills: September 16
  • Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, $1,000: Jazz on the Lake at Tranquility Farm: September 23
  • Town of Woodbury, $500: Fall Festival: October 1
  • Prospect Historical Society, $500: Vintage Quilts and Victorian Tea: October 1
  • Quilts that Care, $500: 5th Annual Fundraiser: October 12
  • Main Street Waterbury, $500: Wine on Main Street: October 14
  • Mount Olive Senior Center, $1,000: 42nd Anniversary: October 27
  • Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, $1,000: Annual Harvest Luncheon: November 7
  • St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, $500: Winter Concerts: December 17 (2017), January 21 and February 18, 2018
  • Possum Queen Foundation, $1,000: Possom Queen Contest: January 1, 2018
  • Brass City Harvest: $1,000, 10th Anniversary Gala, Sept. 16
  • Clay & Wattles Theater Company: $750, 2017 Season, June 10-Aug. 13
  • Connecticut Junior Republic: $1,000, 16th Annual Scholarship Dinner, June 1
  • Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation: $500, 5th anniversary opera, Oct. 7
  • Friends of Beacon Falls Library: $1,000, Italian Comedy Wedding Dinner Show, April 1
  • Greater Waterbury YMCA: $500, Kids Marathon Program, May 24
  • Greenwoods Counseling Referrals: $1,000, A Spring Garden Party, June 16
  • Hispanic Coalition of Greater Waterbury: $1,000, 16th Annual Coqui Awards Dinner, Sept. 29
  • Institute for American Indian Studies: $500, Native American Stone Ceremonial Sites in the Northeast, Oct. 28
  • Jane Doe No More: $1,000, 10th Anniversary Gala, April 28
  • Kent Singers: $1,000, Summer Great Works: Mozart Requiem, June 11
  • Landmark Community Theatre: $1,000, Theatrical season through Dec. 10
  • Litchfield Land Trust: $1,000, Fall Sunset Party, Sept. 29
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury: $1,000, Wines of the World dinner, April 21
  • Literacy Volunteers on the Green: $1,000, Speak Easy, May 6
  • Madre Latina Organization: $1,000, Gala and Award Achievers, May 6
  • Main Street Ballet Company: $500, The Nutcracker, Dec. 2-3
  • Naugatuck Community Choir: $750, Spring concert, May 19 and 21
  • Palace Theater: $1,000, Palace 10.2 City Lights, City Nights, May 19
  • Pratt Nature Center: $1,000, Birthday Gala, March 25
  • Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury: $1,000, Out of the Shadows Dinner, April 5
  • Southbury Historical Society: $750, History Bites, March 30-June 8
  • TheatreWorks New Milford: $750, Senior Nights, (4 dates)
  • Town of Warren Parks and Recreation: $750, Summer concert series
  • Washington Friends of Music: $1,000, Concert season, (5 dates)
  • Waterbury Arc: $500, Wine Tasting, June 7
  • Waterbury Exchange Club: $1,000, 23rd Annual Wine and Beer Tasting, April 19
  • Watertown Historical Society: $500, 12th Annual Watertown House Tour, Sept. 30
  • Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust: $500, Fall Celebration, Sept. 16
  • Wolcott (Charles Rietdyke) Senior Center: $1,000, Health and Safety Fair, May 5
  • Woodbury FFA Friends: Family and Alumni: $1,000, 3rd Annual Farm to Table Harvest Dinner, Sept. 23
  • New Milford Hospital – $1000 match
  • “Wicked” Wine Evening, New Milford, October 28
  • Phoenix Stage Company – $500
  • 2016-17 performance season, Oakville, November 1
  • Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Foundation – $400
  • Woodbury Senior Center Concert Series, November 1
  • Naugatuck YMCA- $1000 match
  • Auction Dinner, Naugatuck, November 3
  • Friends of the Thomaston Opera House – $500
  • A Toast With Friends of the Thomaston Opera House, Terryville, November 4
  • Old Woodbury Historical Society – $500 match
  • Tavern Night at the Hurd House Museum, November 12
  • Warren Public Library – $500
  • Wellness series, Warren Public Library, November 15
  • Naugatuck Historical Society – $250
  • I Am Lucy Stone – History at Play, Naugatuck, November 20
  • The Railroad Museum of New England – $500
  • Santa Train Special Family Event, Thomaston train station, November 26
  • Shakesperience Productions – $1000 match
  • The Gift of Peace, Shakesperience, Waterbury, December 9
  • Waterbury Chorale – $500
  • Chorale Concert Season and 50th Anniversary Reception, Litchfield and Waterbury, multiple dates
  • Naugatuck Community Choir -$750 match
  • Choral concerts, Waterbury and Naugatuck, December 16
  • Joyful Noise- $500
  • Christmas Angelicus, St. Michaels Church, Litchfield, December 16
  • Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative / HVA – $500
  • Winter Symposium, South Farms, Morris, January 20, 2017
  • Children’s Community School – $1000 match
  • Annual Awards Dinner, Waterbury, March 1, 2017
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury – $1000 match
  • A Night at the Club, Prospect, March 10, 2017
  • Prospect Public Library- $250
  • The Kerry Boys: Evening of Irish Music, Prospect, March 11, 2017
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury- $1000 match
  • Home Matters Dinner Auction and Benefit, Waterbury, March 15, 2017
  • Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT – $1000 match
  • Recipe for Success, St. John’s Episcopal Church, New Milford, March 25, 2017
  • St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury – $1000 match
  • Annual banquet, Oakville, March 30, 2017
  • Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston -$500
  • Summer Concert Series, Seth Thomas Park, Thomaston, June 19, 2017