Berkshire Taconic Announces Final Round of 2017 Grant Deadlines for Litchfield County

Thursday, September 21, 2017

SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation today announced the fourth and final round of deadlines for competitive grants in 2017. Covering the period from October 1 through December 31, the fall cycle of deadlines is open to regional nonprofits, schools and individuals.


The Sharon Center School Millennium Fund supports projects that inspire and engage students at Sharon Center School. Applications are due October 15. 


The Wassermann-Streit Y’diyah Memorial Fund supports projects that encourage learning about Judaism and help dispel religious intolerance. Grants of up to $500 will be awarded. Applications are due November 1.


The Madeleine Beattie Wildes Fund provides grants of up to $3,000 to nonprofits serving residents of Lakeville and Salisbury who require assistance due to sickness or financial need. Applications are due December 31.

The application process for all grants is online at

About Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
For nearly 30 years, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has built stronger communities and helped donors make a difference through charitable giving in northwest Litchfield County, CT; Berkshire County, MA; and Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY. Each year, the foundation distributes over $8 million through grants and scholarships to nonprofits and individuals in the arts and education, health and human services and environmental protection. Berkshire Taconic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. You can make a difference. We can help.



Justin Burke
Director of Marketing and Communications
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
413-229-0370 x123

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