Mission: Part iii, line 1: the mission of the community foundation: by bringing caring people and charitable endeavors together, we make donor dreams shine for the good of our community. We do this by: 1) serving as the vehicle for donors' charitable dreams, 2) awarding grants to charitable projects and organizations, 3) addressing community needs as a catalyst and convener.
Programs: Grantmaking - awarded nearly 550 grants totaling over 1. 75 million to nonprofits and charitable projects in the areas of human services (22%), faith based/religion (22%), education (20%), health (9%), recreation (9%), arts & culture (7%), the environment (7%) and civic projects (4%).
form 990, part iii, line 4b scholarships - awarded educational scholarships to students pursuing college, university or trade school education (528,836 to 239 area students).
good samaritan - benevolent assistance to 648 area residents experiencing financial crisis due to a medical condition (200,893 in 1,889 awards).