The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest….

  • possesses a 70+ year tradition of consistently caring for our community.
  • promotes accountability in charitable giving. Our donors see where their money goes and how local non-profits efficiently spend their donations.
  • believes in neighbors helping neighbors. Our donors “give where you live“.
  • is non-religious, apolitical, and supports local giving for human services needs.
  • is uniquely positioned to identify both community needs and the programs best able to meet those needs by utilizing our in-depth network, local expertise, and community wide perspective.
  • raises funds annually from local individuals and businesses and through bequests and annual events. We value all contributions.
  • carefully disburses these funds to local human services programs using a stringent grant making process. We know each agency and how it operates; we review each request; we visit each applicant; we track success and report back.
  • identifies emergent needs and nimbly addresses them through collaborative partnerships. We encourage social entrepreneurship and active volunteer community engagement.
  • is the catalyst and partner in developing and supporting non-profit solutions for emerging needs and we strengthen existing programs with our expertise and support.
  • is a lean and efficient 501(c)3. Our Tax ID number is 04-2157042.
  • awarded grants of $510,000 to 29 local programs in 2017-18. Additionally, more than $21,350 was awarded to the community via targeted funding.
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