Sponsored Events 2019

The Valley Community Foundation is a proud sponsor of these community events in 2019.

We invite the community to support the work of our local nonprofits, as we have done through sponsorship grants, by supporting one or more of the following events this year:


Boys and Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley
$2,000 to sponsor the annual Commodore Hull Thanksgiving 5K Run/Walk through the historic downtowns of Derby and Shelton on November 28.


Master's Table Community Meals, Inc.
$500 to sponsor the fourth annual fundraiser, "At the Hop" at the Church of the Assumption Hall in Ansonia on October 5.


Kennedy Center
$500 to sponsor Raise the Bar for children, teens and adults with Autism, at the annual Brewfest at The Hops Company in Derby on July 18.

Derby Historical Society
$750 to sponsor the Annual Silver Tea of the Derby Historical Society on July 8.


Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County
$250 to sponsor the 19th Annual Gold Invitational at Greenwich Country Club on June 27.

St. Mary St. Michael School
$500 to sponsor the 11th Annual Housy Duck Race on the Housatonic River during SummerFest in Derby on June 19.

Oxford High School Booster Club
$750 to sponsor the Senior Night Lock the evening before graduation at Oxford High School on June 11.

The Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Child Resource Center
$1,000 to sponsor the Ride/Walk for Children to benefit PCRC at Quarry Walk in Oxford on June 9.

Recreation Camp Inc.
$500 to sponsor the 103 annual FOBAL Feast at the Recreation Camp on June 5.

American Legion, Sutter-Terlizzi Post 16
$700 to sponsor one boy and one girl from Shelton to attend the Boys State and Girls State Programs in June.


Treasured Time
$250 to sponsor the 3rd Annual Driving for Memories Golf Outing at the Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course on May 22.

Friends of the Ansonia Library
$425 to sponsor the performance for Osaki-san: William Gillette's Gentleman Valet, in partnership with the East Haddam Stage Company, at the Ansonia Library on May 19.

Shelton High School PTSO
$750 to sponsor the Shelton High School Post Prom on May 18.

Derby High School PTO
$750 to sponsor the post prom event at the Sports Center of CT in Shelton that will take place May 17 - May 18.

Boy Scout Troop 3 Derby
$500 to sponsor the 95th Annual Scout Gang Show at Derby Methodist Church on May 11.

St. Joseph High School
$750 to sponsor a post prom event at the Shelton Rinks & Sports Center on May 10.

Seymour High School Post Prom
$750 to sponsor the SHS Post Prom committee in organizing a safe fun-filled event for the students of Seymour High School on May 4.

Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center
$500 to sponsor the 2nd annual Kentucky Derby Party and Fundraiser in Naugatuck on Saturday May 4.

Adam Wysota Foundation
$1,000 to sponsor Dancing with the Stars to Benefit Adam's House at Oak Lane Country Club on May 3.

American Legion, John Collins Post 24
$700 to sponsor one boy and one girl to the Boys/ Girls State Program.


Team, Inc.
$1,000 to sponsor the 12th Annual Men Who Cook at Warsaw Park in Ansonia on April 27.

Friends of the Ansonia Nature Center (FANCI)
$600 to sponsor the annual Earth Day Celebration on April 27.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven
$500 to sponsor the New Haven Valley Scrabble Challenge Fundraiser on April 10.

Shelton Exchange Club Foundation
$500 to sponsor the 7th annual Charity Indoor Mini-Golf Tournament at the LNV Boys and Girls Club on April 6.


$1,000 to sponsor Bowl-2-Benefit The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services on March 3.

Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County
$1,000 to sponsor the Junior Achievement High School Business Challenge at Sacred Heart University on March 6


Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut, Inc.

$1,000 to sponsor the CT NOFA Winter Conference at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on February 23.

Christian Counseling & Family Life Center

$500 to sponsor the "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind" Road Race in Shelton.


Ansonia Dr. King Bust Committee
$750 to sponsor "Unity in the Community Dinner & Cabaret - A Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Abundant Life Fellowship Ministries Church Hall in Ansonia on January 19.

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra
$500 to sponsor the 25th Anniversary Gala at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven on January 25.