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Our Mission

Our mission is to support efforts by the people, organizations, and communities of our eight-state region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity.

Our Values

Our organizational values distill not just who we are, but who we aspire to be, in decisions both big and small. Our six values are: Social justice, courage, grantees come first, listen and learn for change, heart, and trust.

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Our Approach

We support organizations that work to reimagine and restructure unjust systems so communities can thrive on their own terms. See how we’re listening and learning to support grantee work for lasting change.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey

We’re on an organization-wide journey to advance DEI because our mission to support sustainable prosperity can’t be achieved without it. This includes advancing racial equity and justice.

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