The Community Chest is committed to leading community efforts to improve lives in eastern Bergen County. The Chest has been providing funding to local agencies and nonprofits for nearly a century. The Community Chest also develops collaborative action plans with community partners and identifies and provide solutions for community issues with local influencers. We lead on key issues by:
Funding agencies and nonprofits to assist with providing vital services
Fostering collaborations between nonprofit agencies, government, corporations, and other community partners
Assisting existing agencies with expansion of services for key issues
Strengthening agencies by offering professional development, teaching best practices, mentoring leaders, and providing issue-specific training
These bold efforts will help us achieve a future in which people living in eastern Bergen County live lives free from hunger, hardship, and ignorance, while enjoying health, safety, education, and new opportunities.