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News and Announcements from the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest.

Day of Giving

  • June 16, 2022

We were thrilled to host our annual Day of Giving event on Thursday, June 9 - a beautiful yet windy day at Verrill Farm. Nearly 100 Community Chest Board Members, recipient organizations, business supporters, donors, and community members attended the…

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Give Back Day

  • June 2, 2022

Support your neighbors in need by shopping locally on June 4! Participating businesses in Concord and Carlisle - listed below - will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest to provide funds to those in need…

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Chip in for Neighbors Golf Tournament

  • May 25, 2022

Calling all golfers! Join us on Monday, October 17 at the Concord Country Club for our Chip in for Neighbors Golf Tournament 12:30pm shotgun start, scramble format, fun contents, and games! Chance to split $50,000 with the Community Chest by…

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Volunteer Service Awards

  • March 22, 2022

Annual Volunteer Service Awards The Concord-Carlisle Community Chest recognizes outstanding volunteerism in the field of human services by CCHS students. Now more than ever, we want to honor students who have stepped up to make a difference. The Community Chest…

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75th Anniversary Spring Celebration

  • March 10, 2022

75th Anniversary Spring Celebration Tickets are now sold out! Please contact to add your name to a waitlist. Friday, April 29, 2022  7:00 - 11:00 pm Sureau Family Discovery Barn at Nashoba Brooks School 200 Strawberry Hill Road, Concord…

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Holiday Gift Card Program

  • November 8, 2021

Give to your Community! Donate to the Holiday Gift Card Program Each year, the Town of Concord’s Community Services Division, in collaboration with the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, organizes a town-wide Holiday Giving Program to provide lower-income families financial support during…

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Community Needs Assessment

  • October 26, 2021

In 2021, the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest conducted a Needs Assessment of the Concord and Carlisle communities. This effort involved: A thorough review and consolidation of community-related data from the local, regional, state, and federal databases; In-person and virtual interviews with…

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2021 Community Chest Luncheon

  • September 22, 2021

Community Chest Luncheon: Impact of the Pandemic on the Community Wednesday, October 20, 2021  11:30 am - 1:30 pm Outdoors at Nashawtuc Country Club (Or “view only” from the comfort of your own home) Join us under the tent at…

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Community Quest

  • March 9, 2021

84 teams participated in our first Community Quest on the weekend of April 30-May 2, completing scavenger hunts and fun challenges around town, all while supporting our community! We loved seeing the creativity in the pictures submitted - from Daniel…

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Holiday Gift Card Program

  • November 23, 2020

Each year, the Town of Concord’s Community Services Division, in collaboration with the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, organizes a town-wide Holiday Giving Program to provide lower-income Concord residents financial support during the holiday season. Due to COVID, we are seeing an…

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Message from our Executive Director

  • June 15, 2020

This should be a time of celebration for the Community Chest to recognize the many organizations that do such great work in our community. Sadly, with the most recent acts of police brutality and racist violence throughout the country we…

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Community Chest Annual Campaign Supports Critical Need

  • April 30, 2020

Each year, the Community Chest raises funds from individuals and businesses in Concord and Carlisle, and in turn grants those funds to local nonprofit human service organizations serving the needs of our residents. Over the past few months, a group…

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The Driveway Project

  • March 23, 2020

THE DRIVEWAY PROJECT Community First *Update: After two weeks, over $8,000 has been raised for emergency relief! Keep 'em coming!* Kate Eden Renyi Photography is launching #thedrivewayproject in hopes to raise local support within the Concord and Carlisle communities during…

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  • March 20, 2020

Dear Neighbors, To engage our community to help neighbors in need. The mission of the Community Chest has long been one of support and sharing of resources. In this critical time of need, we are here to support you and…

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Concord’s Give Back Day 2020

  • February 4, 2020

Concord’s business community is inviting the public to help support local non-profits during the annual Give Back Day on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Shop locally in Concord and a percentage of sales from participating stores will be donated to the Concord-Carlisle Community…

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2020 Night IN for Neighbors

  • January 30, 2020

No need to get dressed up! Do not hire a babysitter! Don't designate a driver! On Friday, April 3, let's celebrate a Night IN for Neighbors from the comfort of our own living rooms! What CAN you do to support…

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Local hair stylist gives back to the Community

  • December 16, 2019

Click the links below to read two articles about the generosity of those in our community. "Local hair stylist’s donation plan a WIN for Concord-Carlisle Community Chest" published in the Concord Journal on 10/17/19: "Hair stylist fulfills donation pledge…

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2019 Women in Philanthropy Luncheon

  • September 10, 2019

The 9th annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon was held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Concord Country Club. 170 guests joined together for a lovely day of conversation and education about the need in our community and the impact…

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Back to School Donations

  • July 23, 2019

This summer marks the 5th year that Concord’s Community Services will be distributing backpacks filled with school supplies to children from families in town. Over 50 children from modest and low income families have signed up to receive a brand…

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Community Chest Annual Volunteer Service Award

  • March 11, 2019

Given by the Community Chest to a select group of students who have demonstrated initiative and commitment to an organization or volunteer project within the area of human services. Recipients are nominated by the nonprofit organizations and programs supported by…

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