PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Paper Crane Associates

Sarah Glatt

18 Bayberry Road

Westford MA 01886

Sarah@PaperCraneAssociates.com

(978) 206-1502

PaperCraneAssociates.com

Strategic planning, business planning needs assessment, organizational assessment, program design, evaluation, & coaching.

Featured Partner
Prosper Nonprofit Advisors

Kevin Fleming

93 Hillcrest Ave, Longmeadow MA 01106

KFleming@ProsperNPA.com

(201) 241-2002

ProsperNPA.com

Strategists for Philanthropy & Engagement: Increase donors & giving, elevate volunteer programs, and more!

Featured Partner

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

1Berkshire/Berkshire Young Professional

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

byp@1berkshire.com

(413) 499-1600

1berkshire.com

Connects you with other young professionals in the region & helps you build a network

 

Bay Path University

Jennifer Palma

588 Longmeadow Street

Longmeadow, MA 01106

jpalma@baypath.edu

(413) 565-1181

baypath.edu

MS in Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy; MS in Strategic Fundraising & Philanthropy

 

Berkshire Area Health Education Center, Inc.

395 Main Street, Union Block

Dalton MA 01226

GDiSimoni-Johnson@berkshireahec.org

(413) 842-5160

www.berkshireahec.org

Facilitates comprehensive continuing education and community programs empowering communities to better health.

 

Berkshire Community College

1350 West Street, Pittsfield 01201

(413) 236-5201

berkshirecc.edu

Open enrollment classes & customized training for nonprofits & small businesses

 

Berkshire County Development Alliance

BDA@simons-rock.edu

https://mail.simons-rock.edu/mailman/listinfo/bda

Development professionals meet to exchange ideas & take advantage of our collective expertise.

 

Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative

Diane Pearlman

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

info@berkshirefilm.com

(413) 528-4223

berkshirefilm.com

Workforce Development Trainings & Seminars

 

BERKSHIRE STARTS (A PROGRAM OF 1BERKSHIRE)

Benjamin Lamb

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

economicdev@1berkshire.com

(413) 499-1600

1berkshire.com

Consultations, Business Bootcamp, Mentoring & Entrepreneurial Meetups

 

BRIDGE

17 Main Street, Suite B3

Lee, Massachusetts, 01238

Adminsupport@multiculturalbridge.org

(413) 394-4305

multiculturalbridge.org

Workplace Programming: Cultural Competency & Diversity Trainings; Recruitment & Retention; Women to Women Professional Support

 

Center for Peace through Culture, The

26 Dresser Avenue

Great Barrington, MA 01230

info@centerforpeacethroughculture.org

(413) 274-5007

centerforpeacethroughculture.org

LifeSchoolTM teaches skills that address stress & enhance wellness, productivity, resilience & inner peace

 

Construct Inc.

Jane Ralph

41 Mahaiwe Street

Great Barrington, MA 01230

jralph@constructberkshire.org

(413) 528-1985

constructinc.org

Referrals & collaborative services; Financial Literacy & Empowerment; Adult Education

 

Converging Arts

Mark Avnet

434 Holmes Road

Pittsfield, MA 01201

info@convergingarts.com

(860) 985-1626

convergingarts.com

Professional development & education

 

Elizabeth Freeman Center

B Bradburd

info@elizabethfreemancenter.org

(413) 499-2425

elizabethfreemancenter.org

Trainings: creating safe work environment, recognizing & responding to domestic or sexual violence, violence prevention education, serving LGBTQ communities

 

Entry to Entrepreneurship, offered by BerkShares, Inc.

Rachel Moriarty

PO Box 125

Great Barrington, MA 01230

info@berkshares.org

(413) 528-1737

berkshares.org

Business planning program taught by local business people with a special focus on the local economy.

 

Institute for Nonprofit Practice

Nate Bae Kupel

144 Gould Street, Suite 205

Needham, MA 02494

nbkupel@nonprofitpractice.org

(339) 777-5924

nonprofitpractice.org

Core Certificate Program. Community Fellows Program. Tufts University.

 

Last Word Toastmasters Public Speaking Club

Maya Bahl, President

Held at Mount Carmel Care Center, 

320 Pittsfield Road

Lenox, MA 01240

mayab963@gmail.com

(413) 822-0040

lastword.toastmastersclubs.org

A supportive atmosphere to gain confidence in public speaking and leadership skills.

 

LEVER

Jeffrey Thomas

85 Main Street, Suite 218

North Adams, MA 01247

(413) 346-4840

leverinc.org

Provides entrepreneurs with education, mentoring, an expert network, access to investors, & state-of-the-art workspace

 

MassChallenge Boston

HQ21 Drydock Avenue, Fl 6th

Boston, MA 02210

contact@masschallenge.org

(857) 317-3020

masschallenge.org

Access to expert mentors, top corporate innovation teams, tailored curriculum, world-class resources, & more

 

MassHire Berkshire Career Center

160 North Street

Pittsfield MA 01201

info@masshireberkshirecc.com

(413) 499-2220

masshireberkshirecc.com

Training, Education & Employer Resources

 

MCLA

375 Church Street

North Adams, MA 01247

(413) 662-5000

mcla.edu

Arts Management, Public History, Nonprofit Financial Management, Business Administration Courses

 

Mildred Elley

100 West Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413) 358-4846

mildred-elley.edu/campus/pittsfield-ma

Certificates in Accounting Systems, Business Technologies, Network Administration & Computer Security

 

Music in Common

PO Box 1190

Sheffield, MA 01257

info@musicincommon.org

(413) 248-6070

musicincommon.org

Bring youth empowerment programs, including diversity training, conflict transformation, & community building to your community

 

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires

Liana Toscanini

PO Box 388

Great Barrington, MA 01230

liana@npcberkshires.org

(413) 645-3151

npcberkshires.org

Workshops, trainings, coaching, referrals, networking

 

Nutrition Center, The

Jennifer Butler & Liz Weibrecht

PO Box 1082 

Great Barrington, MA 01230

Jenn@tnc413.org; Liz@tnc413.org

(413) 429-8110

thenutritioncenter.org

Clinical nutrition counseling, covered by most insurance. Cooking education classes, all ages.

 

Southern Berkshire Toastmasters

sb.toasties@gmail.com

(413) 528-2465

sberkshire.toastmastersclubs.org

Develop oral communication & leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence & personal growth

 

Third Sector Advising

Marya LaRoche

329 Lanesboro Road

Cheshire, MA 01225

mkl@thirdsectoradvising.com

(413) 441-7176

thirdsectoradvising.com

Staff & volunteer training, database development & online applications; fundraising campaigns & events

 

Western Massachusetts SCORE

Mychal Connolly

1 Federal Street, Bldg 101

Springfield, MA 01105

contact.0228@scorevolunteer.org

(413) 785-0314

westernmassachusetts.score.org

Provides FREE, confidential counseling to small business entrepreneurs

 

Williams College

880 Main Street

Williamstown, MA 01267

(413) 597-3131

williams.edu

Political Science Course: Fieldwork in Public Affairs & Private Nonprofits

BOARD DEVELOPMENT

Andrea Sholler Consulting

Lenox, MA

(917) 553-0889

b.strategic2018@gmail.com 

Facilitation of: Board retreats, Planning meetings, Focus groups, Community-engaged process for program and strategic planning, Interim Executive Leadership, Guidance/Coaching for organizations considering mergers and or strategic partnerships

 

Andy Robinson Consulting LLC

Andy Robinson

PO Box 350

Plainfield, VT 05667

andyfund@earthlink.net

(802) 479-7365

trainyourboard.com

Fundraising & governance training & consulting, board training

 

BoardSource

Tess Stryk

750 9th Street NW, Suite 650

Washington, DC 20001

tess.stryk@boardsource.org

(202) 349-2580

boardsource.org

Our mission is to inspire & support excellence in nonprofit governance & board & staff leadership.

 

Impact Consults

Gregg Davis

57 Stone Ledge Road

Hillsdale, NY 12529

gregg@impactconsults.com

(518) 470-1532

impactconsults.com

Strategic planning, business planning, board development, governance

 

Joyaux Associates

Simone Joyaux

10 Johnson Road

Foster, RI 02825

spjoyaux@aol.com

(401) 397-2534

simonejoyaux.com

Consulting: fund development, board development, strategic planning

 

The More Than Giving Company

Vicki Burkhart

800 Boylston Street, Lobby, #990251

Boston, MA  02199-9998

vicki.burkhart@morethangiving.co

610-850-0158

www.morethangiving.co

Consulting services cover board development, strategic planning, executive coaching, presentations, and certified nonprofit virtual assistants.

 

Natasha Dresner

Pittsfield, MA

NDresner@nycap.rr.com

(413) 446-6909

BoardSource certified governance trainer, fundraising consultant, strategic planning, leadership training & coaching 

 

Noble Work Consulting

Joan Coombs

Stockbridge, MA

jcoombs@nobleworkconsulting.com

(413) 464-4829

Board work, strategic planning

 

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires

Liana Toscanini

PO Box 388

Great Barrington, MA 01230

liana@npcberkshires.org

(413) 441-9542

npcberkshires.org

Workshops, trainings, coaching, referrals, networking

 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at BCC

Megan Whilden

1350 West Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

mwhilden@berkshirecc.edu

(413) 236-2190

berkshireolli.wildapricot.org

Board Training

 

RAINMAKER Consulting

Laurie Herrick, Beth Spong, David Sharken & Eric Phelps

Holyoke, MA

laurie@rainmkr.com, beth@rainmkr.com, david@rainmkr.com, eric@rainmkr.com

(413) 575-0588

rainmkr.com

Board Development, Culture of Philanthropy Training, Fundraising, Major Donor Strategies, Strategic Planning

CAPACITY BUILDING

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Emily Bronson; Betsy Maury

800 N. Main Street

Sheffield, MA 01257

ebronson@berkshiretaconic.org

bmaury@berkshiretaconic.org

(413) 229-0370

berkshiretaconic.org

Center for Nonprofit Excellence: leadership training, nonprofit support, Foundation Center grant database

 

EforAll Berkshire County

Deborah Gallant

Framework: 437 North Street 

Pittsfield, MA 01201

deborah@eforall.org

(833) 336-7255 x 7030

eforall.org/ma/berkshire-county/

Runs Pitch Competitions, Business Accelerators & Networking Events to help entrepreneurs throughout the area.

 

MassDevelopment

Julie Cowan

1350 Main Street, Suite 1110

Springfield, MA 01103

jcowan@massdevelopment.com

(413) 731-8848 ext. 1359

massdevelopment.com

Tax-exempt bond, loan and guaranty programs for 501©(3) organizations and charter schools.

 

Netsuite Social Impact

Alessia R. Mondlane

1 Main Street, 6th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

amondlane@netsuite.com

(617) 834-5271

netsuite.com/socialimpact

Cloud software built for nonprofits of all sizes to improve operations & grow their mission

 

New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON)

Susan Weinrich

272 Broadway

Albany, NY 12204

info@nycon.org

(800) 515-5012

nycon.org

Trainings, strategic planning, capacity building

 

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires

Liana Toscanini

PO Box 388

Great Barrington, MA 01230

liana@npcberkshires.org

(413) 441-9542

npcberkshires.org

Workshops, trainings, coaching, referrals, networking

 

Tango: The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth and Opportunity

Rob Bloomstone

1350 Main Street, Suite 310C

Springfield, MA 01105

rbloomstone@tangoalliance.org

(860) 507-8892

tangoalliance.org

Helps nonprofit organizations save money, advance their mission & increase efficiency

 

TSNE MissionWorks

89 South Street, Suite 700

Boston, MA 02111

info@tsne.org

(617) 523-6565

tsne.org

We believe strengthening the people & organizations that support & improve our communities is a potent catalyst for social change.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT & EXECUTIVE COACHING

1Berkshire/ Berkshire Leadership Program

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA 01201

blp@1berkshire.com

(413) 499-1600 ext. 133

1berkshire.com

Comprehensive course in local leadership

 

Ahimsa Strategies

tamir@ahimsastrategies.com

(718) 864-3933

ahimsastrategies.com

Advance justice while living in your full humanity.

 

Andrea Sholler Consulting

Lenox, MA

(917) 553-0889

b.strategic2018@gmail.com 

Facilitation of: Board retreats, Planning meetings, Focus groups, Community-engaged process for program and strategic planning, Interim Executive Leadership, Guidance/Coaching for organizations considering mergers and or strategic partnerships

 

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Emily Bronson; Betsy Maury

800 N. Main Street

Sheffield, MA 01257

ebronson@berkshiretaconic.org; 

bmaury@berkshiretaconic.org

(413) 229-0370

berkshiretaconic.org

Center for Nonprofit Excellence: leadership training, nonprofit support, Foundation Center grant database

 

Burke + Okrent

Deborah Ferro Burke, Diane Okrent

info@burkeandokrent.com

(413) 281-9148

burkeandokrent.com

Consultants, coaches, speakers, researchers, writers

 

Cause After a Pause

Stephanie Lawrence

Lexington, MA

stephanie@causeafterapause.com

(781) 325-6538

causeafterapause.com

Nonprofit Sector Career Relaunch Advisor, Connector & Community Builder

 

Charter Oak Consulting Group

Cathy Crosky

41 John Street

Williamstown, MA 01267

ccrosky@cocg.com

(413) 822-1263

cocg.com, cathycrosky.com

Executive Coaching for CEOs; Team development & Retreats; Strategic Planning; Staff Training

 

Deborah Ferro Burke

debbie@deborahburke.com

(413) 281-9148

Leadership coach, consultant, speaker; high-stakes decision-making, organization culture, strategy implementation

 

Dowley Associates

Jennifer Dowley

43 Moadock Rd

Millerton, NY 12546

jd@dowleyassociates.com

(413) 441-0521

dowleyassociates.com

CEO & board facilitation, coaching & strategic guidance; executive searches

 

Dulye & Co.

Linda Dulye

52 Kain Road

Warwick, NY 10990

ldulye@dulye.com

(845) 988-5855

dulye.com

Leadership development, customized trainings & evaluations

 

Ellen Shanahan Leadership Consulting

Ellen Shanahan, PhD

ellen@ellenshanahan.com

(413) 447-5323

ellenshanahan.com

Leadership consulting

 

Green River Coaching and Consulting

Kevin R. Thomas, M.A.

71 Marion Ave., North Adams, MA 01247

kevin_thomas@greenrivercoaching.com

(617) 388-8655

www.greenrivercoaching.com

Consulting, executive coaching, mediation, team building retreats, and communication skills training.

 

Natasha Dresner

Pittsfield, MA

NDresner@nycap.rr.com

(413) 446-6909

BoardSource certified governance trainer, fundraising consultant, strategic planning, leadership training & coaching

 

Paper Crane Associates

Sarah Glatt

18 Bayberry Road

Westford MA 01886

Sarah@PaperCraneAssociates.com

(978) 206-1502

PaperCraneAssociates.com

Strategic planning, business planning needs assessment, organizational assessment, program design, evaluation, & coaching.

 

Prosper Nonprofit Advisors

Kevin Fleming

93 Hillcrest Ave, Longmeadow MA 01106

KFleming@ProsperNPA.com

(201) 241-2002

ProsperNPA.com

Strategists for Philanthropy & Engagement: Increase donors & giving, elevate volunteer programs, and more!

 

RiseUp Leadership Coaching

3 Applewood Lane, Pittsfield, MA 01201

barbara.viniar@riseupleadershipcoaching.com

(607) 351-3859

riseupleadershipcoaching.com

Developing leaders and leadership teams for a stronger organization

 

Ruth K. Robbins, MBA

ruthx123@gmail.com

(212) 879-2137

ruthrobbins.info

Master career coach: job search, career exploration, on the job effectiveness

 

SWC Consulting

Conway, Ma

(413) 519-0594

 sarahcarlanmsw@gmail.com

www.sarahcarlan.com

Coaching for Purpose Driven People and Organizations. Organizational Evaluation, Training, and Coaching.

 

Women’s Fund of Western MA

1350 Main Street, Ste 1006

Springfield, MA 01103

info@womensfund.net

(413) 529-0087

mywomensfund.org

LIPPI (Leadership Institute for Political & Public Impact), Young Women’s Initiative