The Kinsman Foundation

Mission and Model Grantee

Our mission is modeled from the philosophy and ideals of our founders. In making grant decisions, our directors intend to encourage the enjoyment of life through these traditional Oregonian and American values:

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Our model grantee also reflects the qualities our founders admired. Preference will be afforded to nonprofits who are:

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Although at first glance some of our grants or grantees may not reflect these values, all have been evaluated with these principles in mind.