The mission of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Fort Dodge and North Central Iowa by:
- Increasing charitable giving by encouraging people to give back to their home towns.
- Establishing permanent community endowments and protecting and growing them through prudent investment and effective stewardship.
- Identifying needs and priorities in the Fort Dodge and North Central Iowa area and providing financial support to address them.
- Serving as a leader that identifies challenges and opportunities, and brings people together to work for the achievement of common goals.
Community Foundation Background