Community Involvement / Giving Back


Winsted Penguin Plunge, March 4th.

Northwest Community Bank is proud to support the Winsted Penguin Plunge. The Penguin Plunge is the largest grassroots fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Participants raise funds to run into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 13,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged. Many participants form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience. To register and to find out more about the Penguin Plunge visit:

Your Community - Your Community Bank

At Northwest Community Bank, we're not just your local bank, we're also part of your community. Founded in 1860 as Winsted Savings Bank, we've come a long way in the last 150+ years. From supporting local businesses with banking services to opening an academic branch at Northwestern Regional High School, we remain rooted in our communities.

The directors, management and staff at Northwest Community Bank are committed to meeting the standard set by our name. Our employees and staff give their time and support numerous causes and nonprofits for essential programs throughout our communities. The bank dedicates a portion of its annual budget to help fund these programs.

Here are a few of the organizations and charities Northwest Community Bank supports:

  • American Mural Project
  • Avon Canton Rotary
  • Avon Chamber of Commerce
  • Beardsley and Memorial Library
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
  • Community Foundation of Northwest CT
  • East Granby Chamber of Commerce
  • East Granby Public Library
  • Explorations School
  • Foothills Visiting Nurse & Home Care, Inc.
  • Friends of Main St
  • Granby Chamber of Commerce
  • New England Air Museum
  • Northwest Chamber of Commerce
  • Northwest Y.M.C.A.
  • Northwestern Connecticut Community College
  • Rotary Club of Simsbury
  • Rotary Club of Torrington
  • Rotary Club of Winsted
  • Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
  • Susan B. Anthony Project
  • Tour of Litchfield Hills
  • United Way of NW CT
  • Warner Theater
  • Winsted Area Public Day Care
  • Winchester Youths Service Bureau