The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties
Mission Statement: To improve life and livelihood in our region. The Community Foundation advances leadership on community solutions and philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter.
Vision Statement: The Foundation envisions a vibrant, healthy and economically viable region that provides opportunities for all people to reach their highest potential.
Values: The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties holds itself accountable to promoting and adhering to a core set of values in its work and operations:
We work to create a better future for all the people in our region. We are a catalyzing force and partner for positive change. We address the community’s most critical or persistent challenges and opportunities. We consistently include, collaborate with and unite the diverse people, institutions and resources that have stakes in our region to address those challenges and opportunities. We foster informed leadership that generates excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship. We produce significant, widely shared and lasting results. We commit ourselves to inspire giving in our region. We provide exemplary stewardship of the resources we manage and leverage. We govern and operate The Foundation in ways that exhibit and foster trust, integrity, accountability and good practice.