Welcome to the Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Through the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Berkshire Taconic helps nonprofits build more secure futures, for themselves and their communities. The Center offers services and resources to help the staff, board and volunteers of nonprofits think strategically, govern effectively and operate efficiently.
Berkshire Taconic offers executive directors of
nonprofit organizations in the Berkshire Taconic region the opportunity to attend a six-day
intensive training program at Harvard Business School in Boston.
Many of our funds provide competitive grants to nonprofit organizations.
We can help you build your endowment through investments, designated funds and donor bequests.
Each year, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence offers Seminars for Excellence in Nonprofit Management, high-quality affordable workshops to help board and staff members strengthen their knowledge and skills in all areas of nonprofit management and operations.
Each year, the Northwest Corner Fund underwrites the participation of up to four organizations in the Nonprofit Learning Program, which provides training and consultation in nonprofit governance, management and fund development.
A Compensation Survey of and for Nonprofits in Massachusetts and Adjoining Communities.
The Center provides free access to the Foundation Center's electronic database, the Foundation Directory Online, use of conference rooms for organizational meetings, and other services.
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is overseen by an advisory board made up of experts and community leaders in nonprofit management.
Berkshire Taconic has developed a number of programs that will be of interest to arts and cultural organizations in the region.
For more information on the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and any of its programs, contact Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation at 413.229.0370.