Mission, Values, and Vision
We serve the citizens of Wabash County by implementing their charitable aspirations, making grants, investing and safeguarding charitable assets, providing information regarding charitable endeavors, and convening citizens and linking resources to address issues confronting our shared lives. The Foundation’s mission is best understood through a description of our many roles
The Community Foundation is a developer of resources, aggressively seeking through solicitation of the public and private sector money for special programs, the Community Foundation’s operations and for the development of permanent and accessible endowments for charitable purposes dedicated to the betterment of the community.
The Community Foundation is a professional manager and steward of charitable funds from individual and family donors, and corporate and private foundations.
The Community Foundation is a grantmaker, carrying out the specified charitable goals of its donors as well as assessing community needs and setting priorities for the distribution of its unrestricted funds.
The Community Foundation is a community leader, convener and collaborator, initiating public debate and discussions regarding important community matters between diverse parties toward unified problems assessments and resolution for the betterment of the community.
The Community Foundation is governed by a board of 17 directors who are chosen for their knowledge and experience in serving the community