Your donations help us fulfill our mission of helping individuals with intellectual disabilities live, learn, work, and thrive in the community. You help support the work of training individuals for employment, programs that help individuals interact in their communities, support individuals to be more independent, help businesses find qualified employees, and support inclusion and diversity in the workplace and community. You don’t just change their world—you change yours, too.

Interested in donating to Waterbury Arc? You can gift to us in many ways that will allow your contribution to keep working towards supporting others. Gifts may be directed to be used where the need is greatest or restricted to a specific program of your choice.

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You may contribute to a memorial in the name of someone dear to you, a loved one or friend who may have passed away or upon a special occasion marking a birthday, anniversary, etc. You may also create an ongoing memorial in memory of someone or contribute to an ongoing fund for that purpose.

Cash Contributions or Pledges

You may gift cash or make a pledge over a year or years directly to Waterbury Arc. Contributions may be unrestricted or restricted.


You may gift stocks, bonds or certificates of deposit for an unrestricted or restricted purpose.

Contribution of Deferred or Planned Gifts

You can name Waterbury Arc as the beneficiary of your IRA, 401K or other retirement plan. You may also contribute to Waterbury Arc through your life insurance by making Waterbury Arc your beneficiary. Life insurance is a planful strategy to make a large bequest for low premium costs.

Matching Gifts

Your place of business or work may be a corporation that matches gifts of their employees to 501(c)3 not for profit corporations. Check with your personnel office for details.

Remember the Waterbury Arc...

The above are some of the popular ways you can help perpetuate the valuable work that Waterbury Arc performs in your community.

Waterbury Arc is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and your gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Waterbury Arc is a member of Leave A Legacy Connecticut, a nationwide public awareness effort to promote charitable giving through wills and estates. “When you include charities in your estate planning you can make a difference in the lives of others.”


Get in touch with us to learn more about what we do and to see how you can get involved!