Healthy and vibrant communities, enabled by longterm social investment.


To enhance the quality of life in our region through grants and partnerships that improve the capacity and sustainability of our community.

We will achieve this mission by:

  • Connecting people, families and companies with causes that inspire them;

  • We pool resources, knowledge and expertise, working with others for an even greater impact;

  • Working alongside donors to help them realize their philanthropic goals by matching their interests with community needs and finding innovative ways to make every donation count.

  • Providing professional and reliable fund management with the flexibility to respond to changing needs and priorities;

  • Funding local initiatives in a wide variety of areas, including health, education, arts, culture, social services, sports and recreation, the environment or other emerging community needs;

  • Collaborating with others in the community to prioritize issues and find solutions; and

  • Taking a long term view of our community to address complex issues now and for generations to come.