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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.

The Columbia Paper and Berkshire Taconic Launch Journalism Fund
By Justin Burke / December 9, 2021 / Philanthropy
A new fund will allow donors to make gifts to support the local reporting that is critical for healthy communities.

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.

Grants Boost Early Literacy in Columbia County
By Darryl Gangloff / March 10, 2021 / Educational Attainment, Grantee Spotlight
Talk Read Sing Columbia—a partnership of nonprofit, education and government leaders funded by Berkshire Taconic—distributed $20,000 in grants to eight Columbia County organizations that aim to improve early literacy and encourage lifelong learning. 

Hudson Valley Nonprofits Amidst COVID-19: An Assessment of Capacity-Building Needs
By Justin Burke / October 1, 2020 / News & Announcements
Hudson Valley nonprofits are struggling to survive the negative financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Remembering Sally Berg
By Darryl Gangloff / February 26, 2020 / General
We note with sadness the death of longtime Berkshire Taconic alumni board and committee member Sally Berg.

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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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