Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
We invest in the people and places of our region and steward community assets for lasting impact.
About Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
The Community Foundation, a vibrant and growing organization, promotes charitable giving, engages in community leadership, supports local nonprofit partners through meaningful grants and local students through scholarships, and builds endowments that have a lasting impact for generations to come.
Our Vision – A region of healthy, resilient, thriving communities for all.
Our Mission – We invest in the people and places of our region and steward community assets for lasting impact.
Adaptability – We believe our best work happens as individuals, as an organization, and as a community when we are creative, innovative, and continuously learning.
Collaboration – We listen to diverse voices, build collaborative partnerships, and foster a spirit of teamwork and interdependence.
Equity – We seek to ensure all people in our community have equitable access to opportunities for a healthy, thriving life and will ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in all facets of our work.
Generosity – We cultivate a culture of generosity by celebrating giving of all kinds and by nurturing authentic relationships that are built on empathy, kindness, and trust.
Integrity – We build trust and confidence through honesty, transparency, open communication, and fairness; and engage in best practices through National Standards certification.
Stewardship – We are responsible stewards of the human, financial, and natural resources entrusted to our care and committed to those resources contributing to a sustainable society, environment, and economy.