Vision, Mission & Values

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Our Vision

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation is about local giving and local commitment – bringing together local donors to support local communities to meet local needs.

Our Mission

Is about valuing community-led solutions to local issues, building social capital to invest in and empower local communities.

Our Values
  • Professional
    A professional customer-friendly, and consistent service for donors, partner organisations and grant recipients from a well-governed and financially secure Foundation, that is trusted and respected.
  • Bespoke
    A unique donor service with integrity, that is accessible and helps donors to see the impact of their giving.
  • Local
    A focus enabling people to engage in helping to build community resources to meet diverse needs in their area.
  • Knowledgeable
    All about local needs, and developing this through research and listening to local people.
  • Accessible
    A simple grant application process designed to ensure voluntary groups of all sizes can access funding.
  • Innovative
    Developing creative ways to deliver our services, meet local community needs and maximise our impact.
  • Passionate
    About supporting local communities and changing people’s lives through the power of philanthropy.