Mission & Guidelines 2018-02-19T16:36:45+00:00

Mission

The mission of the Jane & Jack Fitzpatrick Trust is to enhance, enrich and strengthen the communities and residents of Berkshire County, in western Massachusetts.

Guidelines

Types of Support

The Jane & Jack Fitzpatrick Trust makes capital grants and project grants that are important to the mission of the applying non-profit. The Trust will consider matching challenge grants where appropriate. The Fitzpatrick Trust is particularly interested in offering support to projects that deliver positive economic results to the community.

The Jane & Jack Fitzpatrick Trust supports projects or initiatives that address one or more of the foundation’s interests. The Trust favors grants that are significant to the project as a whole.

  • Historical Preservation
  • Economic Development
  • Community Service
  • Arts and Culture
  • Education and Medicine
  • The Environment

Limitations

The Jane & Jack Fitzpatrick Trust generally does not fund endowment campaigns, annual giving, operations or studies. And typically we do not make multiple-year grants or entertain applications from the same organization in two consecutive years.