BCC Foundation


The Berkshire Community College (BCC) Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to encourage and receive gifts in support of the mission of the College. Gifts from alumni, students, corporations, friends, faculty and staff are used to further the College's mission. Under the auspices of the BCC Foundation, the office of Institutional Advancement works to engage alumni with the College through the BCC Alumni Association.

The Foundation manages an Annual Fund, more than 175 Scholarship Funds, and other funds created to support the College.

Scholarship application period begins Feb. 6, 2024

Contact Us

The Foundation is governed by a board of volunteers from throughout Berkshire County. For more information, contact The Office of Institutional Advancement:


BCC Foundation Scholarships

Please see Foundation Scholarships. The application period for BCC Scholarships runs from February to March each year for current students and on a rolling basis until all funds have been exhausted for students entering BCC each fall. Contact us with questions at 412-236-3070 or by email.

Students who are looking for book loan assistance should visit the Main Desk in the Library and books may be available for loan on a first-come, first-served basis.

For links to additional scholarships and information on paying for college, visit BCC Financial Aid.

BCC Foundation Board

  • Board Members
    • Eugene A. Dellea, President
    • Barbara S. Hochberg, Vice President
    • Tess Sorrentino, Treasurer
    • Stan Walczyk '71, Secretary
    • Lori Gazzillo Kiely, BCC Trustee Representative
    • Ellen Kennedy, President, Berkshire Community College
    • Janet Dohoney
    • P. Keyburn Hollister '74
    • William B. Kirby '67
    • Susan Lombard
    • Nancy McIntire
    • Bernard Pinsonnault '70
    • Pamela J. Roberts '83
    • Samuel Russo
    • Gus Leibowitz, Emerita
    • Dr. Norman Avnet, Emeritus
    • Arthur Stein, Emeritus