Berkshire United Way Opens RFP to the Community

Berkshire United Way announces the availability of funding for a one-year period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

This request for proposal (RFP) is to support family well-being and address gaps in services in the community and will require programs to generate a whole-family, integrated approach that focuses on educational advancement and economic mobility. Funding priority will be given to organizations serving communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

Organizations should deliver programs and outcomes that address the priority community issues of early childhood development, positive youth development or economic prosperity. Prior to submitting a proposal, interested organizations must complete an eligibility formThe organization must be a not-for-profit, located in and primarily serving residents of central and southern Berkshire County, and governed by an active, locally based, volunteer board or elected body.

Organizations may register for an RFP Informational Meeting:

Proposals must be completed online by midnight March 21. Investment decisions will be based on the results of the competitive RFP process, which includes review by community volunteers and their recommendations for funding to the Berkshire United Way Board of Directors.

Organizations can access the eligibility form and RFP application at


Help review RFPs

Berkshire United Way is seeking volunteers to help review funding requests. Learn how you can sign up to volunteer HERE.