The Community Chest has a long and distinguished history of philanthropy and community development dating back to 1928 when Business, members of the Rotary and the Church collaborated in response to a crisis of poverty.
Our core objective is to inspire a nation of Active Citizens
The Community Chest’s vision of a country where all individuals and families reach their human potential is based on the fundamentality of access to Health, Education and Income-Generation. These are our 3 key strategic focus areas in addressing poverty and facilitating social change to inspire citizenship that is active, engaged and impactful.
We espouse the following 8 values, which are crucial to achieve transformation. These are the fundamental development solutions that will create Collective Impact:
A focus on strategic Initiatives in order to shift from a culture of poverty to a culture of prosperity.
A clear Intention of our strategy and areas of engagement.
Drive a focused strategy for our Intervention.
Purposefully design strategies to address the power vs. Influence challenge that often strangles development.
Employ new Intelligence to address the issues we want to solve or shift.
Be Innovative in our approach and not merely repeat what others are doing.
Measure the Impact of our interventions.
Speak with Integrity to the donors and the community about what we are doing.