Project Partners

Berkshire Benchmark is supported by a network of organizations within the region.  We work in partnership with our partners to advance progress towards meeting the ten regional goals and Berkshire Benchmarks’ mission. 

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission hosts and staffs Berkshire Benchmarks.  As the regional planning agency for the Berkshires, BRPC serves and is governed by the 32 municipalities of the Berkshires.  The Commission provides long-range planning and current project support to communities in the areas of land use, transportation, water quality, energy, historic preservation, community reinvestment, economic development, and brownfields redevelopment.

Berkshire Community Action Council

Berkshire Community Action Council (BCAC) is a major human service provider for the Berkshire region working in the areas of housing and food security to reduce the impacts of poverty.

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Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation administers giving for over 500 funds to improve community conditions for all residents of Berkshire County, MA; Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT.

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Berkshire United Way

The Berkshire United Way has been a major driving force behind the growth and support of the Program.  Berkshire Benchmarks conducts the reporting and analysis to support Berkshire United Way Community Engagement and Impact work, the new funding model focused on driving and measuring community change.

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Western Massachusetts Electric Company

WMECo is dedicated to the vitality of the communities it serves. WMECO supports their communities by partnering with local organizations engaged in economic and community development, workforce development and education, and environmental leadership and stewardship.

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