A coalition of philanthropy and business partners has joined together to create a COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak in Berkshire County.

Co-led by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and the Berkshire United Way, COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Berkshire County has launched to provide flexible resources to 501c3 organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. In partnership with Northern Berkshire United Way and Williamstown Community Chest, grants will help fund frontline human services organizations that have deep roots in the community and strong experience working with vulnerable populations. These operating grants are designed to address gaps in services and increase capacity of organizations to meet basic needs of individuals and families.

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COVID-19 Appeal Letter