Dates: Applications are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. Our 2021 deadlines and notification dates are as follows:
Funding: 501(c)(3) organizations may submit one application for review in any 12-month period. Grants awarded range from $1,000 – $25,000.
The primary focus of the Lee Bank Foundation is the reduction of the opportunity and wealth gap for at-risk youth and families in Berkshire County. Our grants fund organizations that are committed to creative and original approaches to serving the community. Examples of areas of interest for the Foundation are:
Education & literacy
Food security & nutrition
Economic growth & development
Health & human services
Mentorship, internship & “school to work” initiatives
Arts & culture
Priority is given to organizations that support and empower low-to-moderate income residents. Preference is given to organizations that offer opportunities Berkshire County residents and receive the majority of their funding from local sources.
If you are submitting a joint application with a second organization or if you have a fiscal agent, please list their name and contact information.