Berkshire Bank Foundation Inc. and Berkshire Bank Foundation - Legacy Region, Inc., the charitable arms of Berkshire Bank, have long been leaders in philanthropy and community involvement. The foundations demonstrate their commitment to the communities where the bank does business through their grants, scholarships, and volunteer programs. All of these efforts fulfill the bank's goal to help create healthy, vibrant, sustainable communities where educational and economic opportunities are available for everyone.
Berkshire Bank's two charitable foundations award nearly $1.5 million annually to non-profit organizations in the bank’s service area. Learn More.
Scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors in the bank’s service area who have a record of academic excellence, a commitment to their communities through volunteerism, and a demonstrated financial need. Learn More.
Berkshire Bank supports volunteerism through its Employee Volunteer Program which carries out group community service projects benefiting schools, non-profit organizations and communities. Employees receive paid time off to volunteer during regular business hours through the program all on the company's dime. Learn More.