We Hear You

The community defines our priorities

Our role is to focus on the unmet needs most important to our community.
A community-wide study completed in 2016 revealed 5 Key Strategies that guide our investments of time, talent and treasure.


How We Invest


We invest in ways that respond to priorities of our community & achieve the outcomes we want.

We envision a future where all children, youth and young adults achieve their potential, all people are financially stable and all people have optimal health and well-being.

In 2018, we'll invest more than $3.5 million in our community to help achieve this quality of life we expect for our family, friends and neighbors. 


Strategic Initiatives

"Strategic initiative" is a term to describe projects in which we invests funds and experienced staff to support strategic systems-change efforts for long-term, sustainable results.

Mobilize Volunteers

We connect volunteers to nonprofits and help recruit, retain and recognize volunteers.

Engagement & Collaboration

We unite partners and work together to address community priorities, explore innovative solutions and test new ways to address emerging needs.

Program funding

We invest in 51 high-quality programs at 34 local nonprofits that serve every town in our region.