To give to the Freedom Fund, please select “Freedom Fund Gala” from the pull down menu or use the comment option and write “Freedom Fund”. If  mailing a check, write “Freedom Fund” in the memo line

To support our White Learning Programs, check the comment option box and write “White Learning”.  

To give by check, make the check payable to NAACP Berkshire County.  Use the Memo line to designate a specific use for your donation.   Mail to PO Box 605 Pittsfield MA 01202

Please note that donations made directly to NAACP Berkshire Branch are not tax-deductible, as our branch is registered as 501(c)(4).  A tax-deductible contribution is possible, however, if you make your check payable to “NAACP Empowerment Programs,” our national chapter, which is registered as a 501(c)(3).   (See instructions below)

On behalf of the NAACP Berkshire County Branch, thank you again for your generosity and support of our mission of creating high-impact programs and initiatives to help the advancement of BIPOCs (i.e., Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color) in the Berkshires.

Thank you for supporting our future.

Instructions for making a tax deductible contribution to NAACP Berkshire County


1. Make check payable to NAACP Empowerment Programs Inc. (EIN: 13-1084135)

2. Memo Section: FBO Berkshire County Branch Unit #2044

3. Memo Section: Also designate which initiative(s) the funds are for:

– Criminal Justice Reform

– COVID Relief / Emergency Aid

– Freedom Fund

– Student Aid

– White Learning

4. Mail Check to:

NAACP Empowerment Programs

PO Box 64983

Baltimore, MD 21264-4983

5. Send email to; subject: Tax deductible Donation Information;  in body of email provide name of donor and amount of donation.

This will enable our treasurer to track the donation.