Community foundations work more effectively when they focus on coherent local areas, e.g. communities, and do not try to spread themselves too thinly over the landscape. Prior to forming SPCCF, and after several years of meetings and consultations, organizers concluded that a south Pacific County organization would be more effective than a countywide organization. Hence, the concept of a south county foundation was born.
SPCCF may eventually be able to work throughout Pacific County. To be successful, we are starting in south county. We are committed to keeping our focus here for many years to come. SPCCF is willing to talk to organizations elsewhere in the county about endowments and financial management. If requested, we do manage county wide education grants. Our primary focus, however, is on the communities of south Pacific County.