Foundation / Corporation
Berkshire Bank Foundation
Grants to Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in which the funding source has a business presence. Eligible program areas include education, economic development, and equity, diversity, and inclusion.
For details on the three focus areas, see the URL for Full Text link below.
The mission of the Bank’s charitable Foundation is to strengthen and improve the quality of life in communities served by Berkshire Bank and/or its affiliates. Berkshire Bank Foundation, Inc. provides support in the following geographic areas in cities and towns where Berkshire Bank or its affiliates have an office:
-Massachusetts: Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk Counties
-New York: Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Washington, Columbia, Warren, Rensselaer, Fulton, Montgomery, Onondaga, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties
-Connecticut: Hartford, Tolland, New London County, Windham Counties
-Vermont: Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor Counties
-New Jersey: Mercer and Middlesex Counties
-Pennsylvania: Bucks and Montgomery Counties
-Rhode Island: Washingston and Newport Counties
The Foundation gives priority to the following types of requests:
- Programs and projects that benefit more than 51% low-moderate income individuals
- Programs and projects that offer Berkshire Bank employees opportunities to be involved through volunteer efforts and board service.
- Programs and projects with a demonstrated, tangible records of success
GrantWatch ID#: 164494
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal:
The Foundation requests that any correspondence or acknowledgement regarding grant funding be sent via email to email@example.com.
If you need assistance with your application, please email: MS_Berkshirebankfoundation_grantmaking@blackbaud.com
USA: Connecticut: Hartford and Tolland Counties; Massachusetts: Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk Counties; New Jersey: Mercer and Middlesex Counties; New York: Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Washington, Columbia, Warren, Rensselaer, Fulton, Montgomery, Onondaga, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties; Pennsylvania: Bucks and Montgomery Counties; Rhode Island: Washingston and Newport Counties; Vermont: Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor Counties