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The Abbett Family Foundation is a private, charitable corporation established in Phoenix, Arizona in 2015.  The principle charitable objective of the organization is the improvement of the lives of those in the communities of Marana and the greater Tucson area.  Our foundation donates or makes distributions only to organizations that qualify for exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We focus on programs and projects that enhance and fill critical community needs.

Our Mission

Through charitable giving and collaboration with our community, we will create opportunities to develop and expand needed services.

Our Vision

As a result of this foundation’s support, the Board of Directors hopes to achieve the following Vision:

• Identify key nonprofit community service providers who are growing and developing essential services for the advancement of health, educational, scientific, literary and
  charitable purposes

• Provide grants in support of nonprofit organizations to improve the quality and scope of services

• In collaboration with community leaders, we will seek to bring new services and educational opportunities to our community

Our Values

Our values express the Abbett Family Foundation’s commitment to ethical behavior, and to reassure our community of its trust. We uphold these values in our work and promote them in the community. They represent what we believe in, what we stand for, and how we approach everything we do:



We aspire to create a better present and future for our community by acting as a catalyst for change and generating hope in others that inspires them to act.



We work to motivate and engage partners and community members by building relationships around shared passions and goals. We value teamwork, trust and combining skills and resources that enable capacity building.



We believe in innovation, ingenuity, and resourcefulness as a means of developing and expanding new and existing programs and services that create opportunity and improve the lives of others.



We are committed to act responsibly toward the communities in which we work and for the benefit of the communities we serve to achieve community well-being. We believe community engagement and participation, are essential to building and sustaining thriving communities.



We work to deserve the trust of those we serve by operating ethically and transparently, honoring our commitments, being accountable for our actions, and showing courtesy and respect in all aspects of our work.



We will continue to educate ourselves and others so that we will be a valuable partner and resource for those we support.



We desire to influence others to act in the pursuit of achieving common goals and to reach their full potential. Supplying vision, perspective, nurturing innovation, inspiring collaboration, and demonstrating a passion for the mission – and the courage to shape the future.


Efficient and Effective

We use efficient and effective operations to maximize our investment in positive, sustainable outcomes.