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The mission of the Hunter Family Foundation is to improve lives in a long-term and sustainable way by supporting education, healthcare, workforce development and the environment in communities where members of the Hunter family live, work, and have philanthropic interests.


We believe children and families should have equitable opportunities to learn, play, and grow in the communities they call home. We strive to help them:

  • LEARN in environments that nurture their cognitive and social-emotional growth and prepare them for meaningful careers of their choice.

    • Early Childhood Education​

    • Literacy and Social-Emotional Learning

    • Post-Secondary Pathways

  • PLAY in and enjoy natural areas that are protected, biodiverse, and well-maintained.

    • Environmental Stewardship​

    • Access to Nature

  • GROW and thrive through access to patient-centered health care and nutritious food.

    • Access to Health Care​

    • Food Security


Our shared values are:

  • Responsibility to ourselves, our communities, and our environment

  • Integrity and compassion

  • Belief in a strong work ethic

  • Trust in each other, our partners, and our communities

  • Effort and volunteerism in a hands-on capacity


Our vision is to:

  • Enhance and support the communities in which we live, work and have special interests through personal involvement, skill-sharing, and monetary contributions

  • Be a valued partner and thought-leader in building more sustainable and prosperous communities

  • Honor our founders and continue their legacy through engagement of future generations of family members

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