Stratton Community Foundation Fund

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Vision

Stratton is a caring, connected community that provides a high quality of life through excellent educational opportunities, essential locally-owned businesses, plentiful outdoor recreation, and healthcare, all in a safe and trusting environment.

Mission

To inspire generosity of time, talent and financial resources for the prosperity of Stratton.

Values

Stratton Community Foundation Fund values bringing life to our community

  • Leadership – leading by example through volunteerism
  • Integrity – in our commitment to the fund: maintaining confidentiality, compliance with the law and meeting donor intent
  • Future-minded and Forward thinking – we strive to improve our community by adapting to the change that is happening and bring forward-thinking to the table to help reach our goals
  • Ethical – we use ethical practices in decision-making and distribution of funds
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Accounts

  • COVID-19 Response Account

    The purpose of the Account is to raise funds to support the work of community-based organizations to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community/region and vulnerable community members. Activities of governmental entities and 501(c)(3) entities to be funded may include, but are not limited to:
    - Assisting schools with the technology needed for remote learning
    - Providing food assistance for families whose children who may have relied on school programs for meals
    - Addressing the immediate needs of economically vulnerable populations caused by lost work, closures, and cancellations related to COVID-19
    - Addressing the immediate needs of vulnerable elderly populations who may be at high risk due to COVID-19
    - Addressing increased demand for medical information and support, including mental health support
    - Addressing fear and confusion about the pandemic among the community’s most vulnerable residents, including those with limited English language proficiency
    - Community resilience as recovery from the pandemic proceeds

    The funding priorities for the Account may evolve as the community adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Unrestricted Endowment

    A permanent account whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. Investment earnings from the endowment are used to support community improvements and programs. The Fund Advisory Committee determines how the money generated from the endowment will be used to benefit the community now and in the future.

  • General

    An account used by the local Fund Advisory Committee to support and maintain the affiliated fund’s activities within the community.

Fund Details

  • Opened: August 1994
  • Related Towns: Stratton
  • Related Counties: Hitchcock

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