Columbia Valley Community Foundation

Our Vision

To build community legacies in our Columbia Valley communities

Our Mission

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation, a charitable organization, provides leadership to:

  • Create connections that inspire giving to causes that matter in the Columbia Valley;
  • Be excellent caretakers of the assets entrusted to us; and
  • Invest in people, ideas and activities that enhance the quality of life and strengthen our communities.

What is a Community Foundation?

Our Principles

We stand for:

  • Compassion We believe in the power of individuals and organizations caring enough to work together for positive change in our communities.
  • Fairness Our business practices are fair, equitable and accessible.
  • Integrity Our work is characterized by valued partnerships, collaborative learning, mutual respect and a spirit of inquiry.
  • Accountability We are accountable for what we do and transparent in how we do it.
  • Diversity  We value the privilege of supporting our communities and their many helping organizations that are on the ground delivering services and programs.