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 $1.9 million back to the community. We now hold assets totaling $2,258,369 as of June 30, 2022.

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
Brian Daugherty
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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