Mission / Purpose

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life and shape the future of the Columbia Basin through philanthropy.

We help individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits fulfill their dreams for better communities.

Our Purpose

The Columbia Basin Foundation is a community foundation supported by a variety of charitable contributions. The foundation is a catalyst for producing relationships based upon compassion, service and integrity. Our relationships are created by:

  • Assisting donors to create charitable funds and achieve their philanthropic desires.

  • Granting funds to community nonprofits to support charitable and educational needs.

  • Providing leadership in partnering with local groups to identify community needs.

  • Being a responsible steward of the funds we manage.

We are a public charity serving community needs.