Dedicated to building tactical alliances on societal issues to achieve impactful, sustainable results.

Core Goals:

  • Assist in alleviating unnecessary duplication of effort.
  • Connect the right issues to the right resources.
  • Share information.
  • Coordinate strategies.
  • Convene community leaders to create system change around core issues.
  • Educate and engage civic society in systemic change.


Core Values Include:

  • Philanthropy is defined as the effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind;
  • A philanthropist may or may not promote philanthropy through monetary resources;
  • Anyone who comes to the table to discuss improved community outcomes will be considered an equal partner regardless of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status;
  • The Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civic Engagement will operate within an issue-driven, community-based, client-focused, resource aligned framework.