Northwest Corner Gives

The 2024 Northwest Corner Gives application is now available. Learn more.

Northwest Corner Gives, a cornerstone initiative of the Northwest CT Community Foundation, has been a catalyst for community transformation since its inception in 2020. Born as a rapid response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the program raised an impressive $635,280 in immediate relief grants for 53 local nonprofits in its first year.

In 2022, 33 local nonprofits raised $435,820 through Northwest Corner Gives for programs including emergency housing and food services, after-school programs, childcare, animal care, mental and healthcare, and arts programs.

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Northwest Corner Gives 2022 gift matches were made possible by generous gifts from the Northwest CT Community Foundation Draper Foundation Fund, as well as the Northwest CT Community Foundation Northwest Corner Gives: Covid-19 Fund, Khurshed Bhumgara Fund, Marion Wm. & Alice Edwards Fund, Edwin M. Stone and Edith H. Stone Fund, Northwest CT Philanthropy Fund, Margaret C. Tupper Fund, Edward W. Diskavich Fund, Lucia Tuttle Fritz Fund, Robert Venn Carr Jr. Fund, Keroden Endowed Fund, and Borghesi Family Fund.

“Northwest Corner Gives enables Food Rescue US – Northwest CT to fundraise at a higher level, and the donations that we receive are critical to our efforts to fight hunger and food waste,”

- Stacey Smith, Food Rescue US – Northwest CT