Donors & Giving

For more than three decades, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has channeled generosity where it is needed, bringing together resources and passion to tackle the region's most pressing issues and create lasting change.

Giving through BTCF

A collaborative approach to philanthropy

We use a collaborative approach to philanthropy, working closely with donors to establish flexible donor advised funds, make grants and award scholarships, strengthen organizations, convene leaders and connect neighbors. Everyone has something to contribute. Together, we can make life here even better.

The Community Fund

Responding to pressing needs

Generous donors around our region entrust us to invest in partners and programs that meet needs and increase opportunity. Gifts to the fund support innovative ideas in education, entrepreneurship and community engagement, as well as basic needs such as housing and food.

Why Choose Us

Personal Service

We work closely with donors to understand your goals and identify giving options, tax benefits and ways to involve your family in philanthropy.

Local Knowledge

We understand the opportunities and challenges ahead for our communities and partner with organizations that are addressing them.

Community Leadership

We bring people together to act on a shared vision that all residents deserve the opportunity for economic mobility and a high quality of life.

Investment Performance

Our diversified investment program minimizes risk while producing consistent and stable growth for the long term.

Planned Giving

Giving for enduring impact

Estate and gift planning through Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation is a simple and meaningful way to establish your charitable legacy.

Contact Us

Kara Mikulich

Chief Philanthropy Officer
413.229.0370 ext. 124

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Jill Cancellieri

Director of Philanthropic Services
413.229.0370 ext. 103

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