Mission & Vision

Through strategic planning, UWGNB has adopted a vision statement, mission statement, and set of values to convey what the organization hopes to achieve in the region and how we hope to achieve it.

Vision statement

“We envision a region where all people have access to the resources and opportunities they need to thrive.”

Mission statement

“We mobilize people, partnerships, and resources to catalyze change that strengthens the communities we serve.”

UWGNB’s values

  1. Impact-driven: We work strategically to strengthen the region by responding to community needs and evaluating the programs we run and support to ensure we have impact.
  2. Integrity: We conduct our work as a funder, convener, and direct service provider openly, honestly, and fairly.
  3. Compassion: We conduct our work with great care and empathy towards those we are serving.
  4. Inclusive: We value the perspectives of people from different backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, and cultures.
  5. Collaboration: We work together with organizations and individuals from across the region to ensure we have the greatest impact.
  6. Innovation: We create transformative approaches as a fundraiser, funder, convener, partner, and service provider that enable us to be increasingly effective and efficient.
  7. Leadership: We serve as a partner on important issues and aim to aspire others to become more involved to create a stronger region.