Vision, Mission and Values

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Our Vision

A healthful life for Northern Californians.

Our Mission

To invest in and serve as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking.

Our Values

  • We seek opportunities to support innovative ideas and solutions.
  • We support collaboration as a means to achieve our vision.
  • We value diversity in culture and perspective to expand the impact of our work.
  • We strive for excellence in our work and the work of our partners.
  • We uphold high ethical standards and act with integrity.
  • We accept our responsibility as stewards of the foundation’s resources.
  • We hold ourselves accountable for what we set out to accomplish.