Mission & Vision

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Mission & Vision

Our MISSION is to connect and activate funders to learn, lead and invest in our community.

Our VISION is an equitable, collaborative, and impactful social change ecosystem that improves the lives of all residents in our region.

Our Values

Our values are reflected in our commitment to:


We actively seek knowledge and inspiration from SDG members, field experts and those from the communities we serve to ensure we make informed, timely and relevant decisions in all that we do.


Meaningful collaboration must take place in philanthropy to ensure the best outcomes of our work and is further strengthened by partnering with other sectors.


The common good is served by creating systems and opportunities that lead to equity for all – regardless of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or socio-economic status.

Future Focused

We anticipate future trends to better prepare our members to contribute to a more vibrant region..


Our work must make a measurable difference.

Courageous Leadership

We demonstrate conviction for our values by taking risks and being bold.

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