Mission • Goal • Strategies • Values


Our Mission

To make Santa Cruz County a better place to live, now and in the future.


Our Business Goal

To inspire people to invest in our community.


Our Core Strategies

  • Personalized service to donors
  • Financial expertise
  • Catalyzing community resources
  • Promoting philanthropy

Our Values

  • Compassionate (concern and empathy for others)
  • Engaged (loyal, dedicated, involved)
  • Knowledgeable (informed, experienced)
  • Innovative (resourceful, inspired)
  • Professional (respectful, conscientious, integrity)

Our Anti-Discrimination Policy

Community Foundation Santa Cruz County shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status in any of our activities or operations.