Community Foundation of Ellendale

The Community Foundation of Ellendale strives to strengthen and enhance the Ellendale area community today and for future generations.

The Foundation uses leadership, grantmaking and donor engagement to invest in strategic and innovative solutions for growing philanthropy and leading change to improve our community.

Collaboration—we believe in the transformative power of partnerships around shared passions and objectives. We encourage and celebrate teamwork, pooling of resources, open communication and trust.

Inclusion—we believe diverse voices, engagement and participation are essential to building and sustaining thriving communities. Our strength is found in our differences.

Innovation—we demonstrate and welcome creativity, resourcefulness and ingenuity. We invite and encourage new ideas, pioneering practices, and inventive methods for achieving community good.

Integrity—we work to deserve the trust of those we serve by operating ethically and transparently, honoring our commitments, and showing courtesy and respect in all aspects of our work.

Engage the Ellendale area community and educate citizens on how they can make a difference here at home.

Invest in people, programs and organizations that transform lives in our community.
Lead a vision for collaborative solutions to address the root causes of challenges facing our community.