Event Sponsorship Grantees 2018-10-30T09:24:04+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.

2018 Event Sponsorship Grantees (with event dates)

  • Mattatuck Museum, $250: Brass Button Award, September 21
  • Brass City Harvest, $1,000: Brass City Harvest’s Annual Farm to Table Dinner, September 29
  • Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, $1,000: Annual Harvest Luncheon 2018, October 18
  • Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation, $2,500: Pink Out, October 19
  • The Salvation Army, $1,000: 10th Annual Kettle Kick-Off Dinner, November 1
  • Little Britches Therapeutic Riding, $1,000: Annual Community Dinner, November 4
  • Naugatuck Historical Society, $600: World War Women: The Unsung Heroines of WWII, November 11
  • Oliver Wolcott Library, $500: Festival of Trees, November 24
  • Railroad Museum of New England, $500: The 4th Annual Santa Train Special Family Event, November 24
  • Housatonic Valley Association, $1,000:  Annual auction for the environment, November 28
  • CT Dance Theatre, $1,000: Clara and the Nutcracker, December 20-22
  • Girls Inc., $500: Leaders of Tomorrow Mentoring and Empowerment Conference for Teen Girls and Young Women, February 18
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury, $1,000: A Night at the Club—Benefit & Auction, March 7
  • IngenuityNE, $500: FIRST Robotics Competition Waterbury District Event, March 8-10
  • Waterbury Chorale, $1,000: TASTE wine tasting, March 23
  • Goshen Players, $750: 2018-19 season, October, April, June
  • Rivera Memorial Foundation, $1,000: Scholarship Banquet, April 4
  • Margaret Willow Plaza Community Center, $1,000: 1st Annual Wine Tasting, May or October 2019
  • Town of Warren Parks and Recreation, $1,000: Town of Warren Summer Concert Series, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 18, September 15
  • First Congregational Church, Waterbury, $500: Terrific Tuesdays Concerts, July 10, July 17, July 23, July 31
  • Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, $1,000: Picnic and Pops, July 15
  • Washington Friends of Music, $1,000: Summer Concert Festival, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10
  • Bridgewater Senior Center, $1,000: Patio Party, July 28
  • Naugatuck Historical Society, $500: Historic Home Tour, August 4
  • Pilobolus, $1000: “Come to Your Senses” Performance, August 11
  • Southbury Land Trust, $1000: Garden Tour and Party at Pine Meadow Gardens, August 11
  • Friends of Boulder Knoll, $1000: Farm to Table Dinner, August 16
  • Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust, $1000: Farm to Table Dinner and Auction, August 26
  • StayWell Health Center, $500: Summer’s End Fete, September 1
  • Bridgewater Land Trust, $500: Fun on the Farm, September 8
  • Litchfield Aid of Connecticut Junior Republic, $1000: High Spirits in the Hills, September 8
  • Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, $500: Fall Celebration, September 15
  • New Milford Historical Society and Museum, $200: An Artist’s Eye on New Milford Art Show, September 21-October 20
  • Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, $1000: BLUE BASH! A Celebration of Our Water Resources, September 23
  • Watertown Historical Society, $1,500: Watertown Historic House Tour, September 29
  • WOW – Town of Woodbury, $500: Woodbury Fall Street Festival, September 30
  • Brian Gibbons Homeless Outreach, $500: Wine and Cheese Recognition Night, October
  • Community Services Council of Woodbury, $1000: Neighbors for Neighbors Progressive Dinner, October 7
  • Mattatuck Museum, $1000: MATT By Night: After Hours for 21+ – Halloween Event, October 25
  • Main Street Waterbury, $500: Wine on Main Street, October 27
  • Connecticut Choral Society, $1074: All is Calm Holiday concert, December
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, $1,000, 2nd Annual Home Matters Dinner and Benefit, March 15
  • Shakesperience Productions, $1,000: Sweets to the Sweet, March 22
  • Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut, $1,000: Recipe for Success, March 24
  • Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury, $1,000: Out of the Shadows, April 11
  • History Bites Consortium, $500: History Bites 2018: Local Treasures, April 12 ‐ June 7
  • Joyful Noise, $1,000: Brahms Requiem, A Journey for the Soul, April 14
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, $1,000: Wines of the World,  April 20
  • TheatreWorks New Milford, $1,000: Senior Nights, May 3, July 12, September 20, December 6
  • Oxford Public Library, $800: Grand Opening Celebration, May 5
  • Madre Latina, $1,000: The Achiever Gala and Award Ceremon, May 5
  • Friends of Litchfield Community Greenway, $1,000: “Tour, Taste and Toast the Greenway,” May 11
  • Literacy Volunteers on the Green, $1,000: Celebration of Literacy, May 12
  • Palace Theater, $1,000: Palace 10.3 — Party of the Decades, May 18
  • Bethlehem Land Trust, $1,000: Wine and Beer Tasting and Auction, May 19
  • The Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden, $1,000: An Evening of Cocktails and Festive Dinners with Friends, May 19
  • Town of Prospect Parks and Recreation, $1,000: Summer Concert Series, June ‐ August
  • Merryall Center for the Arts, $1,000: Merryall Celebrates Gay Pride Month, June
  • ASAP!, $1,000: Celebration of Young Writers, June 2
  • Waterbury ARC, $1,000: WARC Annual Wine and Beer‐Tasting Fundraiser, June 6
  • New Milford VNA and Hospice, $1,000: 100th Anniversary Gala, June 15
  • Bridgewater Library Association, $500: Project Summer, June 16 ‐ August 8
  • Gunn Memorial Library, $1,000: Library Luminaries, June 16
  • Are You Dense?, $1,000: Are You Dense Music Fest, June 16
  • Historic Overlook Community Club, $1,000:  Make Music Waterbury, June 21
  • Acts 4 Ministry, $1,000:  Inspiration Annual Event, June 28
  • Litchfield Community Center, $1,000: SummerFest Gala, July 21
  • Waterbury Youth Services, $500: 21st Annual Back to School Rally, August 22
  • Litchfield Land Trust, $1,000: Sunset Party, September 7
  • Main Street Ballet Company, $1,000: The Nutcracker, December 1-2
  • St. Michael’s Parish, $500: Free Community Winter Concerts, December 16, January 20, February 17