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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.

A Lifelong Interest in Other People: Judy Kittredge
By Justin Burke / September 8, 2021 / Donor Spotlight
We remember Judy Kittredge, whose liveliness was matched only by her generosity.

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.

Arts Build Community Initiative Awards $40,000 in Rapid Response Grants
By Darryl Gangloff / April 13, 2021 / Community Engagement, News & Announcements
Our Arts Build Community initiative awarded $40,000 to help nine Berkshire County nonprofits test new ideas to engage more year-round residents in the arts and creative experiences.

Berkshire Delegation Shares Budget Updates, Forecasts with Nonprofit Community at Virtual Event
By Justin Burke / January 14, 2021 / Events, News & Announcements
A meeting held January 11 let nonprofit leaders air concerns and gain updates on government relief.

Poet Dan Albergotti Enjoys Productive Solitude of Clampitt Residency
By Darryl Gangloff / November 10, 2020 / Grantee Spotlight
Dan Albergotti of South Carolina is the 28th recipient of the Amy Clampitt residency, which provides poets and literary scholars with the time to focus exclusively on their work.

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Youth Film Challenge Wraps with Public Screenings and Discussions

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Youth Film Challenge Wraps with Public Screenings and Discussions

Three local students won prizes for short films on affordable housing, learning disabilities and body image.

Grants Help Bridge Divides in Local Communities

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Grants Help Bridge Divides in Local Communities

We have distributed nearly $35,000 to 14 organizations through the second round of our Bridging Divides, Healing Communities grant program.

How to Help Tornado Victims

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How to Help Tornado Victims

Our Philanthropic Services team has gathered information for people who wish to help those in need.

The Columbia Paper and Berkshire Taconic Launch Journalism Fund

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The Columbia Paper and Berkshire Taconic Launch Journalism Fund

A new fund will allow donors to make gifts to support the local reporting that is critical for healthy communities.

Members Elected to BTCF Board

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Members Elected to BTCF Board

We are pleased to announce that Bryan E. House, Ackneil M. (Trey) Muldrow, III, Peter Frank and Jane Iredale have joined Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation's board of directors. 

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