BTCF Blog

BTCF Blog

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.

Joseph R. Baker Named Vice President of Berkshire Taconic
By Darryl Gangloff / August 9, 2019 / News & Announcements
In his new role, Baker oversee finances, investments, human resources and operations for BTCF.

Supporting Seniors in Columbia County
By Justin Burke / June 25, 2019 / News & Announcements
The Fund for Columbia County has made one-time grants to help seniors exercise, socialize and age in place.

Valerie Lenis Receives $105,000 Derwin Scholarship
By Darryl Gangloff / May 16, 2019 / Grantee Spotlight, News & Announcements
Valerie Lenis of Lakeville is the ninth recipient of the $105,000 Margaret Derwin scholarship, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation named in memory of a beloved 2005 graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

Arts Build Community Initiative Awards $59,000 in First Grant Cycle
By Darryl Gangloff / April 19, 2019 / Community Engagement, News & Announcements
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s initiative to increase community engagement through the arts has awarded its first-ever grants to a range of community-based and arts nonprofits.

Grants Offer New Direction for Chatham Artist
By Darryl Gangloff / March 1, 2019 / Grantee Spotlight, News & Announcements
Brian Buono, a self-taught folk artist from Chatham, N.Y., received “life-changing” grants from the A.R.T Fund and the Martha Boschen Porter Fund. Read about his work and view a full listing of grantees who received awards from the funds in 2018.

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Joseph R. Baker Named Vice President of Berkshire Taconic

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Joseph R. Baker Named Vice President of Berkshire Taconic

In his new role, Baker oversee finances, investments, human resources and operations for BTCF.

Making a Dent in Student Debt

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Making a Dent in Student Debt

One Berkshire County donor is inspired to help ease the financial burden of MCLA students.

Contributing to Impact through Strategic Learning

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Contributing to Impact through Strategic Learning

Tim Wilmot, BTCF's director of strategy, evaluation and learning, shares our efforts to better know and grow the impact of our grants, programs and strategic priorities.

Supporting Seniors in Columbia County

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Supporting Seniors in Columbia County

The Fund for Columbia County has made one-time grants to help seniors exercise, socialize and age in place.

For Poet Jessica Piazza, Clampitt Residency is 'Unparalleled'

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For Poet Jessica Piazza, Clampitt Residency is 'Unparalleled'

The 26th recipient of the Amy Clampitt residency has fallen in love with the Berkshires. She is using this time to focus on a collection of poetry and her first novel.

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