Community One Stop for Growth

The Community One Stop for Growth application portal will again host 12 grant programs in FY24. The Expression of Interest period is open through March 17, 2023. Last year, 75% of successful applicants statewide participated in and received feedback through the Expression of Interest process.

Full Applications are also now OPEN.

Outdoor Recreation Photography Solicitation

BRPC seeks photographer services to capture images of various outdoor recreational activities in the Berkshires that will be featured on a pending outdoor recreation website for Berkshire County. BRPC may also utilize the imagery

Berkshire Innovation Center gets nearly $1 million to create ‘manufacturing academy’

The U.S. Department of Commerce will give the center $914,465 over two years to establish a “manufacturing academy” that’s meant to spur growth, and jobs, in that business sector.

Tony Dobrowolski, The Berkshire Eagle, July 26, 2022

Priority Project solicitation for 2023-2027 CEDS

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, on behalf of the Berkshire CEDS Committee, is soliciting Priority Project submissions for the 2023-2027 CEDS. More information about the 2023-2027 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is available on the BRPC website.

State Grant Opportunity Workshop Series

Please save the dates and register using the link below. In each session, state officials will join us to talk about municipal cybersecurity grants, the influx of federal broadband money, climate resiliency opportunities, water and sewer infrastructure funding,

Request for Proposals – Berkshire County Collaborative Campaign

BRPC has received a Travel & Tourism Recovery Grant from the Mass Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) to conduct a digital retargeting, social media, and e-mail lead generation marketing campaign. BRPC is seeking a qualified digital marketing service provider to conduct the campaign in partnership with BRPC, 1Berkshire, and a range of regional tourism partners.

Notice to Quit Requirements and Resources for Landlords

On December 31, Governor Baker signed into law Chapter 257 of the Acts of 2020, which makes important changes to summary process rules and procedures that will be in effect until the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Water and Sewer Funding Workshop

Funding Municipal Water & Sewer Infrastructure in Small Towns: A Discussion with MVP, MassWorks, and MEMA 

The session will focus primarily on the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program, MassWorks Infrastructure Program, and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program.