Building a better community…together!

Since 2001, the Foundation has provided more than $7 million in grant-funding for local charitable programs and projects, and more than $700,000 in scholarships for Orange County students.

OUR MISSION: Building a better community…together!

Our mission to build a better community is carried out in the following ways:

As a steward–by developing and managing permanent endowment funds which support community improvements and charitable causes;

As a strategic grant-maker–by awarding grants and other support to enable the community to respond to emerging and changing needs and opportunities;

As a charitable resource–by encouraging and educating donors and providing a flexible vehicle for individual donors, non-profit organizations, and the community at-large.

As a catalyst–by mobilizing community leadership in response to issues.


We are shaping the future through philanthropy by helping donors find the causes they love, building a stronger community, and leading with bold solutions.


We advance innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make our community a better place for us all.

The Foundation is a comprehensive center of philanthropy. Through visionary leadership and strategic grant-making, we strive to strengthen the common good throughout Orange County.

We value community, collaboration, diversity, inclusiveness, innovation, integrity, public accountability, respect, and responsiveness.

To learn more about us, get in touch. Together we’ll achieve great things.

Our Board of Directors and Staff