Press Release Contact:
Lisa M. Marchi, Director of Development & Communications
Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Green Foundation awards $30,000 to Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Great Barrington, MA – Berkshire South Regional Community Center is pleased to announce the generous award of $30,000 from The Green Foundation to help fund operating expenses. The Green Foundation, founded in 1989, has a primary focus on The Arts, Education, and Human Services. Their mission is to uncover new opportunities, encourage growth and ultimately effect positive change within those institutions that best reflect the Foundation’s core focus areas and the communities they serve.

Thanks to the ongoing support of local residents and additional assistance from community-minded donors such as The Green Foundation, the Community Center is able to offer a wide range of fitness and recreational programs for all ages. The Community Center is fully accessible and home to a state-of-the-art fitness center, gymnasium and aquatics center, a state licensed preschool, youth enrichment programs, a community garden, and hiking trails.

The mission of Berkshire South Regional Community Center is to build a sense of community and common purpose throughout the region, and to enhance the recreational, educational, cultural, health and social well-being of the residents of the Southern Berkshires. Berkshire South is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization open to all, regardless of ability to pay.  The Community Center is grateful to The Green Foundation for its support of our efforts, enabling us to continue to serve the community with an important partner at our side.

For more information, please call (413) 528-2810, go to, or pay us a visit at 15 Crissey Road in Great Barrington.