The Mission of the Brookings Foundation in Brookings, South Dakota, is to encourage a legacy of community giving and to serve as a philanthropic vehicle to accept, manage, and distribute funds in a responsible manner in accordance with donors' wishes.
Vision - The Brookings Foundation of Brookings, South Dakota, will be regionally recognized as a resource and catalyst for engaging people, connecting resources, and creating solutions.
Values - The work of the Brookings Foundation is guided by these core values:
Caring : Donors and recipients are treated in an open and compassionate manner.
Engaging : We promote broad community involvement and encourage collaborative partnerships.
Inclusive : Diversity is respected and embraced.
Integrity : Doing what is right - not what is easy.
Responsible stewardship : We take the trust of the public seriously.