GREATER BERKSHIRE FOUNDATION, INC.

Financial Information

Total Assets: $13,154,939

Total Giving: $641.15k

Area of Service:

Massachusetts New York

Areas of Interest:

Not Available

Programs

None

Grants

The following grants were reported in recent years:
BURR AND BURTON ACADEMY
Manchester, Vermont – $5,000 in 2012
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OF PITTSFIELD – $10,000 in 2012
CHRISTIAN CENTER OF PITTSFIELD – $10,000 in 2012

Limitations

The foundation does not fund: Fraternal, labor and political organizations; Lobbying groups; Religious organizations; Private foundations; Intermediary organizations that raise and distribute funds in their own name; Annual memberships and annual appeals; Endowments; Underwriting support for conferences or seminars; Camperships or Scholarships programs; National health related organizations; Individuals

Application submission deadlines are: Deadlines:

Requests less than $5,000: First of the month
Requests more than $5,000: March 1, June 1, September 1, November 1

Summary

The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, employment, housing, human services, community development, and economically disadvantaged people.

Additional

Type of Grantmaker: Company-sponsored foundation
Established in 1996 in MA.

Quick Facts Sheet
URL:

http://www.berkshirebank.com/about/foundations.asp

Located in:

Pittsfield,

Massachusetts New York

United States

Contact Information / Process

Tel: (413) 447-1724

Email: [email protected]

Address:
GREATER BERKSHIRE FOUNDATION
P.O. Box 1308
Pittsfield, MA 01202-1308

Contact: MARY ELLEN PUNTIN, FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATOR

Procedure:
Support is limited to 1 contribution per organization during any given year for three years in length. Application form required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
2. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
3. Explanation of why grantmaker is considered an appropriate donor for project
4. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
5. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Initial approach: Download application form and mail to foundation; letter of inquiry for sponsorship requests of up to $1,000; letter of intent for new applicants, programs, and capital requests
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): Mar., June, Sept. and Dec.
Deadline(s): None
Additional information: Letters of inquiry should outline benefits of sponsorship. Visit Web site for detailed application guidelines.

Donors & Leadership

Directors:
Michael J Ferry, Chairman
Catherine B Miller, Vice Chairman
Michael P Daly, Vice President
Patrick J Sullivan, Vice President
Peter J Lafayette, Secretary
Kevin P Riley, Treasurer
Jeffrey D Templeton, Director
Linda A Johnson, Director
Robert M Curley, Director
Sean A Gray, Director

EIN:

43365869