Our Mission & 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 Values

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

  • build respectful partnerships to foster common understanding, solve problems, and ensure a caring community;
  • develop our resources to effectively listen, reflect, and share lessons;
  • foster excellence and leadership in individuals and institutions;
  • value diversity and equity in all of our actions; and
  • demonstrate integrity through accessible, timely, and responsive actions.