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The latest news, spotlights on our grantees and donors, and occasional commentary about what's happening at Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and around our four-county region.

Grants for Continuing Mental Health, Food Needs Total Over $180,000
By Justin Burke / July 1, 2021 / News & Announcements
The partners behind our Berkshire County emergency response fund are tackling two of the persistent challenges from the pandemic.

In Memoriam: Celebrating Alice Corbin
By Justin Burke / June 16, 2021 / Donor Spotlight
Columbia County volunteer and philanthropist Alice Corbin has died. We remember her and celebrate her generous legacy, which lives on through critical grants for seniors.

BTCF's Summer Arts Season
By Justin Burke / June 4, 2021 / News & Announcements
Annual grants and provocative programming are on the calendar for local artists and arts-loving residents.

Northwest Corner Fund grants $23,000 to Nonprofits in Northwest Litchfield County
By Darryl Gangloff / May 14, 2021 / News & Announcements
Our Northwest Corner Fund, in partnership with Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, awarded more than $23,000 to nonprofits in northwest Litchfield County for general operating and programming support. 

Remembering Simone Joyaux
By Justin Burke / May 5, 2021 / News & Announcements
We note with great sadness the death of the singular champion of nonprofits everywhere Simone Joyaux.

Recent Posts

Grants Provide Access to Fresh and Healthy Food in Columbia County

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Grants Provide Access to Fresh and Healthy Food in Columbia County

Our initiative awarded $47,000 to 10 organizations for projects that aim to transform the food system in Columbia County.

Culture + Community: Focus on the Berkshires

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Culture + Community: Focus on the Berkshires

A recent event provided a forum for discussion on the power and potential of the arts for healing and social justice.

Scholarship Fund Honors Fallen Capitol Officer

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Scholarship Fund Honors Fallen Capitol Officer

A new scholarship fund honors the legacy of fallen Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans by giving back to the community he loved.

Leadership & Impact: Lessons from Our Community Engagement Investments

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Leadership & Impact: Lessons from Our Community Engagement Investments

Read a brief report on the progress on our investments in community engagement, and how we aim to increase involvement, foster connections and harness the skills and expertise people can bring to organizations and communities.

Two Funds Award Nearly $190,000 to Artists and Arts Organizations

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Two Funds Award Nearly $190,000 to Artists and Arts Organizations

Two of our funds recently awarded grants to support the work of local and regional artists. Recipients use this opportunity to explore new creative paths in all forms of media.

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