Mission & Values
The vision of the Benwood Foundation is that the Chattanooga region will be a place shaped and sustained by its magnificent landscape, driven by its can-do spirit, and inspired by its commitment that all residents thrive.
The Benwood Foundation is dedicated to supporting the people and projects that make Chattanooga a great city.
Our Values Are To
- Improve and preserve Chattanooga’s qualities of place
- Build our local talent base
- Improve our competitive advantage
- Celebrate and enhance our diverse and unique culture
We Do This By
- Supporting Strategies that demonstrate high impact results
- Engaging dynamic partnerships and collaborative efforts
- Testing big ideas and innovative models
- Energizing collective action
- Practicing skillful leadership and influence
- Committing to time frames needed for change