Foundation Facts

More about the foundation
  • $17.5M

    Grants and scholarships awarded in 2023

  • $253M

    Total grants and scholarships since inception

  • 550

    Number of funds at BTCF

  • $230M

    Assets under management

Initiatives & Impact

Community Leadership

We believe philanthropy is a force for positive change in our communities. We focus on three evidence-based strategic priorities where we believe philanthropy can make a meaningful impact: Educational Attainment, Community Engagement, and Economic Opportunity.

Opportunities for Nonprofits & Individuals

Grant Programs

Berkshire Taconic awards hundreds of competitive grants each year. Whether you are seeking funding as an individual or on behalf of a nonprofit organization, we welcome your interest in these opportunities.

Your Community Cares


Our 80+ scholarships provide a pathway for opportunity for students and returning adults in Berkshire, Columbia, northeast Dutchess and northwest Litchfield counties.

A Collaborative Approach

Why Give Through BTCF?

We are charitable-giving professionals with local expertise. We work closely with donors to establish flexible donor advised funds, make grants and award scholarships, strengthen organizations, convene leaders and connect neighbors.

Capacity & Resilience

Nonprofit Support

Our competitive grants help nonprofits promote education, the arts, civic life, the well-being of individuals and families, and build organizational capacity. Our Agency Funds help nonprofits sustain long-term support for their mission.