Berkshire Taconic Announces Third Round of 2017 Grant Deadlines for Northwest Litchfield County

Monday, June 19, 2017

SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation today announced the third round of deadlines for competitive grants in 2017. Regional nonprofits and artists are invited to apply for funding from the foundation’s two largest annual arts grants during the summer grants cycle, from July through September.


The Artist’s Resource Trust Fund for Organizations provides grants to nonprofit organizations to purchase, exhibit or commission work created by regional artists. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded. Applications are due August 1.


The Artist’s Resource Trust Fund for Individuals provides grants to artists, aged 35 or older, who live in New England, Columbia County or northeast Dutchess County, N.Y., and who seek funding to produce, exhibit or commission their work. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded. Applications are due August 1.

The Martha Boschen Porter Fund supports emerging artists and artists who want to take their work in a different direction. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to individual artists or collaborative efforts. Applications are due July 15.

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