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Including the results of The Great Give 2013, over $2.2 million has been distributed in new and matching funds since’s launch in 2010.

What is®? is an online searchable database of nonprofit organizations at work in Greater New Haven and the Lower Naugatuck Valley. Created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the site has several goals: to increase the amount of giving to local nonprofit organizations and strengthen the nonprofit sector in the region by increasing visibility and transparency.

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Great Information

Comprehensive information on 250+ nonprofit organizations

Rich Resource

72% of users reported that they would use the site to research organizations in the future

Easy to Use

9 out of 10 users who made gifts on the site said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the overall experience

Maximize your Giving

67% of donors using found the opportunity to maximize their gift during The Great Give giving challenges to be important

Why Donors Come Back

For Nonprofits

No Cost

A profile is free. There is no cost to maintain a profile and no monthly fee for online giving access


Nonprofits report spending an average of 6 hours creating a profile

New Donors

28% of nonprofits report receiving gifts from new donors

Multiple Uses

72% of nonprofit organizations report using their profiles to apply for grant funding. 45% use it as an outreach tool or for Board/staff orientation

Why Nonprofits Love Us


What is The Great Give®?

Only nonprofits with profiles on are eligible to win thousands of dollars in grant prizes during The Great Give® - a 36-hr online giving event hosted by and supported with matching and prize funds from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. If you are a nonprofit and already have a profile, make sure it's up-to-date. Log in now. If you are a donor and don't see a favorite local nonprofit listed on the site, or you are a nonprofit organization that would like to create a profile, please contact Stephanie Chung at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven at 203-777-2386 or

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