Our vision, mission, and values provide a framework for our organization's work, guiding our strategy, decision-making, and daily operations. They help ensure that everyone in the organization is working towards a common purpose and aligned with its core beliefs and principles. They also reflect our commitment to serving our community with the highest standards.
The vision of Valley Health Foundation is for Santa Clara County to be the healthiest community in the United States where all residents have access to the highest quality health services.
The mission of Valley Health Foundation is to be a leader for community health and healthcare in Santa Clara County by fundraising to support, innovate, and advocate better health for all.
We hold ourselves and our partners accountable for ethical conduct and integrity, acting responsibly for the benefit of the communities that we serve. We are responsible stewards of our financial resources and maintain a sustainable organization.
We have a bias toward action. We are willing to innovate because we believe growth comes from change.
We are stronger and have greater impact by working together. We organize and support public and private partnerships to improve the health and well-being of our community.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND RESPECT
To create an equitable and inclusive community, we value diversity in all forms, which is vital for advancing innovation, critical thinking, and solving complex problems. We maintain dignity and respect for the individuals and communities we work with and serve.
HEALTH IS A RIGHT
Everyone must have access to the highest-quality health services. We acknowledge that health disparities exist throughout our community and that inequalities permeate our nation’s healthcare system. We need to address this reality in every aspect of our work.
A fundamental part of a healthy life, joy fosters better health outcomes and is essential to the way we work.