About Grants and Scholarships

At Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, we carry out our mission of improving life in our region by investing in the vision, passion and expertise of our residents. Since 1987, we have awarded over $135 million in grants and scholarships to organizations and individuals in our communities. 

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BTCF awards grants to thousands of nonprofits and individuals every year, including Flying Cloud Institute, which helps children discover and develop their interest and skill in science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by John Dolan. 

Grants for nonprofits & individuals

Berkshire Taconic awards hundreds of competitive grants each year. Whether you are seeking funding as an individual or on behalf of a nonprofit organization, we welcome your interest in these opportunities.

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Berkshire Taconic is the largest private scholarship source for our region’s students. We’ve helped over 2,000 students and awarded $3.2 million in scholarships since 1987. In 2017, we awarded more than $525,000 in scholarships to students attending trade schools, colleges and universities and graduate programs through more than 40 scholarship funds.

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When I hear of a program that’s really helping the people of our community, I’m not surprised to find out Berkshire Taconic supports it.

Rick Cantele
Salisbury Bank
& Trust Co.