No one could have anticipated the financial impact this pandemic would have. The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires has provided a safety net for our Jewish community for more than 80 years and we are here to help individuals and families through this difficult time.
Bridge assistance grants are available to help community members with essential needs such as food, utilities, mortgage, and rent. Additional critical needs may be considered, Any Jewish community member who has been impacted financially by the pandemic may be eligible. You do not have to belong to a synagogue or be part of the Federation to apply. Requests will be assessed on a case by case basis and are per household.
Please complete the form below and you will be contacted directly. If you have additional questions or would like to inquire about Federation's interest free loan program please contact Dara Kaufman, executive director, at (413) 442-4360, ext. 12.
All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.