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Annual Meeting

CDCSB held its 2018 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 8:30, at the Congregational Church at 251 Main Street Great Barrington, MA 01230. A short business meeting and project updates, was followed by a conversation with Joe Kreisberg, President of the...

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Thank you Salisbury Bank!

Salisbury Bank in Lakeville, CT, has granted CDCSB $5,000 to further its work in creating affordable housing and fostering the creation of jobs in the community. “There continues to be a need for affordable housing in our local communities and we are pleased to...

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Thank you Eastern Bank!

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has made a $1,000 grant to CDCSB, funding its work building low-moderate income housing and creating jobs in the Berkshires. This grant will support the organization by growing its general fund to expand staff and further our...

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Thank you LISC!

Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) has granted $16,235 to CDCSB to fund our work building low-moderate income housing and creating jobs. This grant will provide capacity-building support for our work in incorporating environmentally healthy...

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Thank you, Sarah!

This month we are sad to say goodbye to Sarah, our AmeriCorps member, who has been with us for the past 10 months. She has worked hard organizing outreach events, managing affordable housing development projects, and has become our go-to person for all statistics. She...

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State Funds Bentley Apartments

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded approximately $15.4 million in funding to CDCSB for Bentley Apartments at 100 Bridge Street in Great Barrington. These funds will provide the final financing for the $17.2 million...

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910 Main Street Property Purchased

CDCSB has taken a major step forward in addressing the need for affordable housing in the southern Berkshires with the purchase of an eight-acre site located at 910 South Main Street, Great Barrington. Plans are underway to build 40-50 affordable apartments. The site...

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What’s The Buzz All About?

CDCSB is co-sponsoring the Great Barrington Land Conservancy's 2018 River Walk events this spring and summer. Coming up in July: River Walk: What's All the Buzz About? Thursday, July 19th 10:30am-12:30pm W.E.B. Du Bois River Park, Great Barrington Meet at Church and...

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July 2018 Newsletter

  Read the July 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.  Read the July 2018 e-newsletter. Find other CDCSB e-newsletters here.

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Guided Tree Walk at River Walk

CDCSB is co-sponsoring the Great Barrington Land Conservancy’s 2018 River Walk events this spring and summer. Coming up this week: Guided Tree Walk at River Walk Saturday, July 14th from 10am-11:30am W.E.B. Du Bois River Park Come learn about the native trees and...

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News & Events

Upcoming Events

We're hosting our 3rd annual Community at Bat on Sunday, September 8 at 1 p.m. Register to play today.

Featured Events

1pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Memorial Field Park
Great Barrington

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire’s second annual Community At Bat Charity Softball Game is taking place on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The family-friendly, community event will include a home run derby, two softball teams captained by State Senator Adam Hinds and Great Barrington Town Manager Jennifer Tabakin, game announcing by State Representative Smitty Pignatelli and Jesse Stewart from WSBS, a raffle supporting CDCSB, food, and fun for the entire family. In 2017, the event raised over $3,000 for the CDC of South Berkshire. In 2018, we are anticipating an even larger turn-out and we hope to raise over $6,000 to support building affordable housing and job creation in the southern Berkshires.

For more information about how to participate, click here.

Blog Posts

Remedial Implementation Plan Public Meeting

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire will hold a public meeting on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 5:00pm at the 1st Congregational Church, 251 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230 to discuss the Remedial Implementation Plan Revision 5 for 100 Bridge...

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Amazing Turnout for Dinner and a Movie Event!

The screening of One Big Home was so successful that we were sorry to turn away people once the theater was full! It was also a success because so many people in our community turned out to engage in a discussion addressing the vital need for low-moderate income...

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Board of Directors Welcomes 6 New Members

L to R: Cara Davis, David Rich, Shep Evans, Dave Christopolis, Rachel Moriarity Not Pictured: Daniel Mintz At the 2018 CDCSB Annual Meeting six new board members were elected and three board members were re-elected. New board members include Dave Christopolis, Cara...

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