Fostering creative partnerships to build rewarding lives and thriving communities.
Communities alive with partnerships demonstrating the power of giving.
Thriving communities for all ages.
2015 Key Strategies
- Embrace the role of change agent through leadership, convening power, collaboration, and grantmaking.
- Strengthen nonprofits in terms of efficiency, effectiveness, and leadership.
- Build more effective and engaged nonprofit boards in our communities.
As a community foundation, we:
- Are a tax-exempt public charity with the goal of improving the quality of life in our area.
- Are governed by a Board of Trustees and committees of local residents who volunteer their time and talent.
- Are managed by professional staff who are knowledgeable of our community's needs, fund management, philanthropy, estate planning and grant making.
- Connect donors to the causes that matter most to them, now and forever.
- Build stronger communities by meeting the critical needs of nonprofits so they can serve their clients.
- Increase community impact by pooling or coordinating resources from our permanent and donor-advised funds and our partner funders.
- Take a leadership role in developing special initiatives to explore and tackle critical community issues.