Our Mission & Values

Inspiring lifelong giving and connecting people, places and organizations to worthy causes across Howard County.

The vision of the Community Foundation of Howard County:

  • For the Community Foundation: Motivating continuous community participation in generously giving time, talent and dollars that propels us into the ranks of the top 100 community foundations nationwide. 
  • For Howard County’s Nonprofits: Relevant and well-supported organizations cooperating and collaborating, keeping duplication to a minimum and clearly demonstrating they improve lives and the community.
  • For the Howard County Community: Potential for everyone to live fulfilled and enriched lives by benefiting from local human services, arts and culture and educational opportunities and actively participating in our economic, political and social fabric.