Our strategic goals and five-year plan play a critical role in guiding our grantmaking, collaborations and leadership initiatives. Our annual operating plan, which complements the strategic plan, helps us to continue to work towards our goals while adjusting for changing community needs.
Our strategic goals are specific enough to guide us in our funding, flexible enough to ensure that we can work with our grantees to respond to urgent or changing needs throughout our community, and broad enough to impact hundreds of thousands of people each year.
Because these goals are strongly interrelated (for example, education impacts health and vice versa), we can leverage our work across focus areas, and partner with our grantees to serve the community in even more impactful ways.
Five-Year Strategic Plan
Our thoughtful, forward-thinking, five-year plan (2017-2021) identifies our strategic goals, provides a clear framework for maximizing our impact, and outlines how we will continue to serve our community through:
Each year we assess our goals, consider the current issues in the community, and develop a specific action plan to address critical needs within the framework of our five-year strategic plan. Following this process allows us to be flexible and responsive to our community and our partners, while staying on course to achieve our strategic long-term objectives.
Our thoughtful, forward-thinking, five-year plan (2017-2021) identifies our strategic goals, provides a clear framework for maximizing our impact, and outlines how we will continue to serve our community