Berkshire Taconic Announces Final Round of 2018 Grant Deadlines for Northwest Litchfield County

Berkshire Taconic Announces Final Round of 2018 Grant Deadlines for Northwest Litchfield County

Sept. 20, 2018

Sheffield, Mass. — Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation today announced the final round of deadlines for competitive grants in 2018. Regional nonprofits, schools and individuals are invited to apply for funding. The application process for all grants is online at www.berkshiretaconic.org/SearchGrants.

FOR NONPROFITS

The Community Development Collaborations initiative supports projects that will promote and strengthen the conditions for economic opportunity, town center development and affordable housing. It will provide one-year grants of up to $10,000 for nonprofits, community organizations, public agencies and town committees to plan and implement outreach activities that will help improve the economic well-being of residents and/or sustain town centers as commercial and civic hubs. Emails of intent will be accepted through Oct. 2. Apply at www.berkshiretaconic.org/Collaborations.

The Madeleine B. Wildes Fund provides grants to nonprofits serving residents of Lakeville and Salisbury who require assistance due to sickness or financial need. Applications are due Dec. 31.

FOR SCHOOLS

The Sharon Center School Millennium Fund supports projects that enhance and enrich the educational experience of the students and teachers at Sharon Center School. Applications are due Oct. 15.

FOR NONPROFITS AND INDIVIDUALS

The Wassermann-Streit Y’diyah Memorial Fund supports projects about Judaism that aim to dispel religious prejudice, bias and intolerance. Applications are due Nov. 1.






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Middle Row: Susan Hillel, Katherine Martucci, Wendy Curtis, Palmer Irving, Beth Ledy
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