To stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing and disbursing financial assets, and to serve as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet a wide range of community needs in the south central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and also in the Dillsburg area.
Statement of Philosophy:
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities:
- Stimulates innovative projects and programs and encourages collaborative approaches that address emerging or unmet needs;
- Promotes solutions that confront the causes of problems, with special emphasis on empowering the disadvantaged and the underserved;
- Reflects the diversity of our community in The Foundation's planning, decision-making and grantmaking;
- Respects individual concerns of citizens while striving for community solutions.