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:

  • 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.