Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
HARTFORD, CT -- A group of service providers from across Connecticut announced Thursday that they have housed 397 youth and young adults in 100 days. The 100-Day Challenge was supported by funding from HUD, with an outpouring of philanthropic support from more than 20 funders across Connecticut.
Friday, August 9, 2019
SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) is pleased to welcome Joseph R. Baker as their new vice president of finance and administration. He will oversee finances, investments, human resources and operations for BTCF.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
SHEFFIELD, MA -- Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has launched a new competitive grantmaking program that aims to increase financial self-sufficiency among immigrants in northeast Dutchess County and strengthen the nonprofit infrastructure that supports the area's growing immigrant community.
Friday, July 26, 2019
PITTSFIELD, MA -- John Bissell, CEO of Greylock Federal Credit Union; Peter Taylor, president of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation; and Gwendolyn VanSant, CEO of BRIDGE, issued a public written statement commiting to addressing systemic inequalities in our county head-on as they aim for equity of access and opportunity.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.