Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires, Inc.

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires, Inc.

P.O. Box 388
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 441-9542

Liana Toscanini
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2017
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2020
Number of sponsored projects: 5

Fiscal sponsorship fee:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Only projects located in our state or region: Only projects operating in Berkshire County, MA

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Festivals and events
  • Food insecurity/Nutrition
  • Health
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • International development
  • Mental health
  • Open space/Parks
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Veterans
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Organizational development
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Other: As a support organization for nonprofits, we connect projects to resources, coach, and provide some support such as a page on our website, notification of grant opportunities, connections to funders, assistance with grant applications, PR and marketing assistance, fundraising strategy, etc.

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires supports the sector with a wide variety of quality, affordable programs and services. Services include educational workshops, referrals, coaching, research, networking events, publications such as the Giving Back Guide, school programs, fiscal sponsorship, and the Berkshire Nonprofit Awards. We focus on connecting nonprofits to resources; partnering with individuals, businesses and foundations to provide affordable programs; and leveraging skills-based volunteerism to strengthen the sector.