Help us win the Cortland County Community Foundation’s 2020 Philanthropy Challenge!

Each year, the Cortland County Historical Society, with the support of our membership as well as local history fans, participates in this generous giving event in honor of National Philanthropy Day on November 15.

We have all felt the challenges of this strangest of years. For the Cortland County Historical Society, 2020 has been a particular challenge, with the loss of county funding combined with the pandemic. We can minimize these losses and beat our record from previous years with a little help from our friends!

Your donations to CCHS go even further when you give through the Cortland County Community Foundation.  Your generous contribution will make us eligible for additional cash prizes that support CCHS operations and programs.

There are two types of prizes that we can win:

Philanthropy Challenge One:

Highest Dollar Amount

  • 1st place – $10,000
  • 2nd place – $4,500
  • 3rd place – $2,000
  • 4th place – $1,000

Philanthropy Challenge Two:

Most Individual Donations Received**

  • 1st place – $7,000
  • 2nd place – $3,000
  • 3rd place – $1,500
  • 4th place –

There are two ways to donate to the Philanthropy Challenge:

See CCHS Director Tabitha Scoville’s post on Stone Soup on how your donation helps nourish the CCHS!

**Families who can afford to give more generously are encouraged to split their donation among family members.

As always, thank you for your generous support!!

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