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Contributions to BerkShares, Inc.

Please understand that BerkShares is a non-profit organization but that it is not tax-exempt. Therefore, all purchases, donations, and memberships are not tax-deductible.

BerkShares Educational Packet Purchase

If you want to learn more about BerkShares, as well as see non-circulating examples of the BerkShares bills themselves, please purchase a BerkShares Educational Packet. (what's in a Packet?) If you live in the U.S. the packet costs $80 USD, which includes shipping and handling. If you live outside of the United States the packet will cost an additional $15 for international shipping.

Annual Membership to BerkShares, Inc.  

BerkShares Inc. is a non-profit corporation, governed by its members. You can become a member by clicking the "donate" button below, and by donating $25.

By becoming a member you are expressing your desire to support BerkShares, Inc. and its efforts to make a local currency viable in the Berkshires. Membership is open to all residents of the Berkshire Region who choose to pay the membership fee of 25 BerkShares or $25. There is an annual membership meeting held on the first Friday of October. All members are invited to attend and elect the BerkShares Board of Trustees.

Donation to support the further development BerkShares

If you would like to make a contribution to support BerkShares Inc.'s work in developing a more self-sufficient and vibrant local economy in the Berkshire Region and in educating people about the importance of local currencies, please make a donation here.

When you enter your donation please indicate the purpose of your donation, as well as the correct amount.

Educational Packet shipped within the U.S.......$80.00

Educational Packet shipped outside of the U.S....$95.00


If you prefer to pay by check please fill out the printable purchase/donation form and send your payment and the form to:

BerkShares, Inc.
P.O. Box 125
Great Barrington, MA 01230 USA


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