6th Annual Berkshire Nonprofit Awards 2023


There are over 1,000 nonprofits in Berkshire County – one of the highest per capita in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Berkshire nonprofit sector is a significant economic driver, employing 1 in 4 people.  In partnership with our sponsors, the NPC produces an uplifting annual awards event that recognizes the nonprofit sector’s greatest assets – its people.  With The Berkshire Eagle as the major media sponsor, this unique event is widely promoted throughout the Berkshires between January and May.



Nonprofit organizations make outstanding contributions to Berkshire County’s quality of life. The Berkshire Nonprofit Awards recognize the high level of commitment and extraordinary accomplishments of individuals in Berkshire County’s nonprofit community. This is a celebratory event on a weekday morning to honor THE PEOPLE who work tirelessly in the nonprofit sector to serve the Berkshire Community. Nominations are solicited from across the Berkshires in 7 categories: Executive Leadership, Board Leadership, Rock Star, Unsung Hero, Volunteer, Lifetime Achievement and the Samya Rose Stumo Youth Leadership Award. Seven honorees (one in each category) will be selected by a committee of business and nonprofit leaders.


Tuesday, May 23, 2023 IN PERSON

8-10 a.m. at Berkshire Hills Country Club

Celebrating 7 honorees

Guest speaker: Senator Paul Mark

Networking & Breakfast $45 pp



Event announced in January
Twelve (12) quarter-page ads run in the The Berkshire Eagle from February through May acknowledging sponsors
Nominations accepted through March 17th
Panel of judges meets in April to select honorees
Awards insert runs in The Berkshire Eagle on Saturday, May 20th

Sponsor Levels And Acknowledgement

$250 Breakfast Club Sponsor (For individuals and small businesses)
Breakfast Club Letter 2023 STATE Senator
  • Acknowledgement on event promotional materials
  • Mention on NPC website
  • In-program acknowledgment
  • Social media posts
  • Sponsor acknowledgment in The Berkshire Eagle tabloid on the Saturday before the event
$1000 Bronze Sponsor

All the same acknowledgement as the Breakfast Club PLUS


  • Opportunity to serve on judging panel
  • Opportunity to present at the event
  • NPC Business Supporter Membership
  • Press Release to local media
  • Your business name and/or logo in 6 or more quarter-page ads running in the Berkshire Eagle between February and May
  • Your quarter-page ad in The Berkshire Eagle Awards Insert on May 20 inserted into 14,000 weekend-edition papers (+6,000 digital subscribers)


$2500 Silver Sponsor

All the same acknowledgement as Bronze category PLUS


  • Featured partner in our online Nonprofit Resource Directory
  • Half-page ad in the Giving Back Guide distributed to 13,000+ in September


$5000 Gold Sponsor

All the acknowledgement for Bronze and Silver categories PLUS


  • Opportunity to address the audience
  • Most prominent recognition in all above printed and online publications


Sponsorship not only makes this event possible for the nonprofit sector, but also supports NPC capacity-building programs for nonprofits.

Contact: Liana Toscanini (413) 441-9542 or liana@npcberkshires.org