Hillcrest Educational Centers would like to thank the following supporters for their generosity in approving grant funding for crucial projects on our campuses, including major upgrades to support the renovation of Hillcrest Academy (the former St. Mark’s School). Funding also supports various life skills programs, career counseling programs, registration fees for our teachers and staff to attend the MAAPS conference, supplying our ASD students with technology to enhance their quality of life, and general operating support.

  • Berkshire Bank
  • Berkshire Life Charitable Foundation
  • City of Pittsfield
  • Constance O. Putnam Foundation
  • Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism
  • Feigenbaum Foundation
  • Fuel up to Play 60
  • General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Massachusetts Dept. of Education
  • New York State Dept. of Education IDEA Grant
  • New York City Dept. of Education IDEA Grant

Together, these funding agencies have approved $300,000+ to support programming in the last year. We consider them true partners in supporting those with special needs in our community. Thanks for all you do!

*Updated January 2018. This list is updated quarterly. Please check back as additional grants are listed.
*Note that funding granted within the last 12 months is posted to the site.

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