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MARCH 1, 2018

This one-day, regional effort harnesses the collective power of individuals, friends, families, businesses, employee groups, school groups, and others to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in giving.

Hosted by Fairfield County's Community Foundation, with lead sponsor Bank of America, Giving Day inspires and empowers our region to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofit organizations in just 24 hours through online donations. It invites those who love Fairfield County to come together and make an incredibly powerful, collective impact by supporting local nonprofits on March 1, 2018.

The minimum donation is $10 and there is no maximum. Prize money will be made available to amplify charitable donations, excite nonprofits and donors to participate, and keep momentum going throughout the day. Whether you give $10 or $100, your donation will make a difference!

ABOUT Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Fairfield County's Community Foundation promotes philanthropy as a means to create change in Fairfield County, focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to critical issues impacting the community. We were formed in 1992 when five smaller foundations merged, and expanded in 2008 through another merger with the Greater Bridgeport Area Foundation.

Thanks to the generosity of contributors and fundholders, we have awarded more than $190 million in grants to nonprofits throughout Fairfield County and beyond. We oversee $170+ million in funds on behalf of 200 Donor & Corporate Advised Funds, 140 Scholarship Funds and 200 other special interest and discretionary funds. Our talented and passionate team provides:

       •   Customized philanthropic advisory services and professional financial stewardship

       •   Strategic insight on critical, local issues and giving opportunities aligned with donors' goals

       •   Due diligence and the ability to select top performing nonprofit organizations focused on local issues

Our vision is to foster a vital and inclusive community where every individual has the opportunity to thrive. We help YOU make a difference that's meaningful, effective-and easy.

To learn more about the work of Fairfield County's Community Foundation, visit

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