Vision, Mission & Values

Our Vision

Community Initiatives advances the creation of a more vibrant, innovative, and effective nonprofit sector.

Our Mission

Community Initiatives acts as a thought-partner and provides professional services to nonprofit startups, established initiatives, networks, and collaborations. We sponsor initiatives for the benefit of communities in service to social change.

Our Values

Empowerment – deepen the capabilities and knowledge of staff, volunteers, and advisory committee members

Integrity – operate ethically and within legal guidelines while managing risk

Trust – be reliable, honest and transparent

Empathy – walk in the shoes of projects and staff as we deliver services and manage people

Teamwork – use the wisdom, expertise and skills of teams to operate effectively

 

 

 

Approved by the Board of Directors
of Community Initiatives
1/22/16

Please see our history and services to learn more.

“Without Community Initiatives, California would not see the impact of hundreds of beneficial projects. They are an important part of our nonprofit landscape.”
Pamela H. David EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WALTER AND ELISE HAAS FUND