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The Center for Peace through Culture could not do the important work it does alone. We work closely with essential partners of all kinds to support individuals and communities to promote peaceful, creative, productive environments where all people can flourish. Our partners include:

Berkshire United Way

CPC is grateful to partner with Berkshire United Way to create peaceful school communities for our children.


Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

CPC is grateful for the support of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s (BTCF) Arts Build Community initiative grant with funding from the Barr Foundation. BTCF’s support enabled CPC to engage local families in the creative and cultural benefits of Berkshire County.

Norman Rockwell Museum

The Norman Rockwell Museum has partnered with Arts 4 Us, a new CPC program led by Trudy Manion, to help families connect with the arts.  

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow has partnered with Arts 4 Us, a new CPC program led by Trudy Manion, to help families connect with the arts.  

Pure Edge

Pure Edge supports CPC by providing research, materials and resources for LifeSchool. Their financial and strategic support enables LifeSchool to create a culture of peace in classrooms throughout the Berkshires.

Jewish Women’s Foundation

Jewish Women’s Foundation generously supports CPC through LifeSchool at the Muddy Brook Elementary School in Great Barrington, MA.

Volunteers in Medicine

In appreciation of our complementary missions, working together toward healthy and peaceful lives for all. Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires

Berkshire Community College

We are grateful to Berkshire Community College for their ongoing partnership and for providing the beautiful physical space we enjoy.

Acting Without Boundaries

The Center for Peace Through Culture and Acting Without Boundaries are collaborating on a project called Community Kindness Cards to bring words of hope, kindness, and love to our community members across the region.

Martial Arts of the Berkshires

Martial Arts of the Berkshires promotes peaceful communities based on respect, humility, perseverance, self-control and honesty, through the practice of Taekwondo. They generously contribute to CPC’s LifeSchool programming in schools.

Guido’s Fresh Marketplace

Guido’s Fresh Marketplace provides nutritious, organic meals for CPC in LifeSchool throughout Berkshire County. Their meals lay the groundwork for recognizing the importance of nutrition in a healthy lifestyle.