I Love CHQ County! Photo Contest


In celebration of the third year of Give Big CHQ, a 24-hour online giving day that supports the work of local nonprofits, the Chautauqua Region and Northern Chautauqua Community Foundations are hosting a photo contest. Give us your best shot! What do you love most about CHQ County? The I Love CHQ County! Photo Contest is looking for your photos that best captures the spirit of CHQ County. Whether the photo is of a natural landscape or beautiful landmark, one of the numerous community events and activities, local nonprofits fulling their mission, or the amazing people working hard to make a difference. We want YOU to SHOW us Chautauqua County!


Photo Submissions:

Submit your favorite CHQ County photo(s) from January 15 until January 31. 

Individuals may submit up to two (2) photos.

Entries accepted online only at: https://forms.gle/RtXfCP96bYBkuaPH8

We will narrow the photographs down to 12 finalists for the public to vote on starting February 10.


Public Photo Contest:

Starting Monday, February 10, the Give Big CHQ Facebook page will feature a photo album with the selected finalists. The public will be invited to vote by following the page and liking the photos that best captures the spirit of CHQ County!

The voting period will begin at 9 a.m., Monday, February 10 and end at 5 p.m. Thursday, February 13. 

We will announce the three photos with the most likes on Valentine’s Day, February 14. 

1st place photograph: $500 award to the local nonprofit of their choice. 
2nd place photograph: $250 award to the local nonprofit of their choice. 
3rd place photograph: $100 award to the local nonprofit of their choice. 


Direct any questions regarding the Contest to:
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
#716-661-3390 or ejones@crcfonline.org
Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation
#716-366-4892 or ilord@nccfoundation.org