Leveraging resources, taking informed risks, investing in leaders and seizing opportunities — these are the Campion Foundation’s guiding principles. We bring these principles ─ along with a strong sense of urgency ― to our three philanthropic areas: protecting wilderness, ending homelessness and strengthening nonprofits.
We strongly believe that:
In order to catalyze lasting change, we believe that supporting advocacy, in all of its forms, is among the highest leveraging activities available to philanthropy. Supporting a range of high-impact advocacy efforts — from carefully targeted grants to using our own unique perch as philanthropists — is an essential component to our foundation strategy.
The Campion Foundation funds projects by invitation only in three program areas: protecting wilderness, ending homelessness and strengthening nonprofits. Applicant organizations must be classified as 501(c)(3) by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.