Mission • Goal • Values 


Our Mission

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


Our Goal

We unite people through generosity and are passionate about helping Santa Cruz County residents to accomplish great things and to help our community thrive. 


Our Values-driven actions

  • We work toward solutionsWe accelerate solutions to community issues and support programs that enrich the lives of county residents.
  • We build trustWe earn trust through integrity, accountability, discretion, transparency, prudence, and extraordinary service.
  • We advance opportunityWe leverage our resources toward a future that is just, equitable and inclusive of our diverse community.

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.