One Valley Many Voices

CFGV’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission

The Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley strengthens and enriches the community through engaged philanthropy, thoughtful grantmaking, strategic education, and collaborative leadership.

Vision

The Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley envisions a dynamic culture of giving in which the full range of human needs is addressed by the community it serves.

Values

Four fundamental values guide the Community Foundation of the Gunnison Valley: Integrity, Stewardship, Transparency, and Inclusivity.

Integrity
We preserve the public trust through independent governance, objectivity, and honest leadership.

Stewardship
We are responsible stewards who manage and grow our varied resources with wisdom and compassion.

Transparency
We are open and forthright with one another, donors, grantees, and the community.  We practice the highest standards of conduct and ethics in all we do.

Inclusivity
We embrace access, equity, and diversity as affirming the essential humanity of all people and as being basic to healthy community life.