Mission, Equity, Values

Our Mission

The San Francisco Foundation mobilizes resources and acts as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy.

Our Commitment

The San Francisco Foundation is committed to a bold equity agenda that advances greater racial and economic inclusion for everyone in the Bay Area.

Our Values

We embrace these values for ourselves and for the community that we serve:

  • Accountability – taking responsibility for delivering on our mission;
  • Integrity – demonstrating integrity through accessible, timely, and responsive actions;
  • Excellence – fostering excellence and leadership in individuals and institutions;
  • Social Justice – addressing disparities and strengthening the rights and voices of the most vulnerable in our community;
  • Leadership – demonstrating proactive leadership on issues that are crucial to communities we serve;
  • Diversity – creating a culture of access, inclusion, and equity in all aspects of our work.