Wednesday October 3, 2012

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has set Nov. 1 as the deadline for submitting grant applications to the William J. and Margery S. Barrett Fund for Adams, Cheshire and Savoy.

Nonprofits, community organizations or public agencies that serve the residents of those three towns are eligible to submit applications. Early childhood education is a priority. Last year, the fund distributed $74,763 to eight nonprofits.

Applications and guidelines are available online at For more information contact Berkshire Taconic at (413) 227-0370 or Applicants without access to a computer can contact the Adams Free Library at (413) 743-8345 for assistance.