Effectiveness: measured by the number of people served and lives made better, program outcomes, development of self-sufficiency and breaking the cycle of dependency;
Efficiency: emphasized by collaboration and cost effectiveness;
Leadership: focusing on full board participation, diversity, fulfillment of mission statement, using calculated risks to overcome challenges and improve outcomes;
Scalability: prioritizing the ability to increase funds independent of government funding proportionate to increased programs and services, with the potential to replicate in another regional area;
Excellence: committing to best possible services delivered with integrity and transparency.
The Mission of the Make It Better Foundation is to identify and amplify the work of outstanding nonprofits while growing a network of well-informed, committed philanthropists; social entrepreneurs; and sponsors.
Our Vision is to leverage innovatively the potential of all media to enhance the growth of outstanding nonprofits, while growing our collaborative network of sponsors and nonprofit organizations through modern philanthropy practices in similar communities by December 2016, and eventually across the nation.