Our Values

The Sapelo Foundation:

  • Works to empower people who are powerless or marginalized.
  • Acts as a catalyst in promoting change primarily through affecting public policy.
  • Is strategic and proactive in its funding and leverages financial resources.
  • Convenes potential partners around issues.
  • Encourages collaborative action and networking, particularly among groups with differing racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Takes risks in grantmaking and encourages other funders to participate.
  • Shares experiences with foundations and other potential partners.