We work so that all aspects of our community support the conditions required for health, well-being, and equity. While we utilize a broad range of strategies to meet our mission, there are some initiatives and activities that the foundation does not fund.
- Organizations or initiatives consistent with the mission, vision, values, and funding priorities of the foundation
- Organizations or fiscally sponsored projects with IRS 501(c)3 tax exempt status
- State and municipal agencies
We do not fund
- Organizations or projects that do not benefit residents in our geographic area
- Individuals, Endowments, Private Foundations, Service Clubs or Membership Organizations
- Fundraising events, including direct mail campaigns
- Debt retirement, operating deficits, or after-the-fact support
- Programs by faith-based institutions that have a spiritual and/or theological component
- Organizations or projects that unlawfully discriminate with regard to employees, volunteers, delivery of programs or services, or clients served based on age, sex, religion/creed, race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, marital status, military or veterans’ status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other basis
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Photo by Anne Day.