K9s4kids Fund


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Mission Statement

The purpose of this Fund shall be to make distributions for charitable purposes to nonprofit organizations and other charitable causes as recommended by the Fund Advisors and approved by the Board of the Community Foundation.

In particular, this Fund will make distributions for charitable purposes to nonprofit organizations and other charitable causes that advance availability of service dogs to enable children with special needs to live independently as contributors to their community and beyond.

Funding includes but is not limited to:
~covering costs for proprietary harness fabrication
~sponsoring the service dog recipient graduation events

Key Operating Principles/ Core Characteristics…
Privacy ~ Personal ~ Professional ~ High Quality ~ Team Work ~ Impactful ~ Simple and direct ~ Timely response ~ Hands on ~ Proactive ~ Creative ~ Focused objectives ~ Involved ~ Continuity (follow-up) ~ Target recipients ~ Ongoing/continuance ~ Due diligence ~ Special needs option ~ Guidelines and rules