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Mount Vernon Area Community Foundation

Mount Vernon Area Community Foundation

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving the Mount Vernon area.

Our Mission

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Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the Mount Vernon area through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration and public leadership.

Since our founding on March 16, 2005, Mount Vernon Area Community Foundation has distributed more than $2 million back to the community. We now hold assets totaling $2,587,608 as of June 30, 2023.

Our Leadership

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Bethany Patterson, President

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

  • Bethany Patterson, President
  • Sherry Rouner, Vice President
  • Joey Orr, Treasurer
  • Tracy Jensen, Secretary
  • Steven Cohu
  • Steve Fairchild
  • Marie Short
  • Tom Wilks

Mount Vernon Area Legacy Society

  • John L. Hayes* and Susanne M. Sickles
  • Winter S. Kinne


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