Millstone Fund

Goals & Intentions

Our overarching goal is to cultivate a more equitable, vibrant, and healthy community in Greater Cincinnati where all people thrive.

We are committed to:

  • Being an educated, strategic, and responsive partner
  • Making thoughtful investments in organizations that lead to improvement, innovation, expanded capabilities, and the availability of impactful services and resources for the community

Our key strategies include:

  • Conducting in-depth and ongoing community needs assessments
  • Leveraging our knowledge of the community and partnerships to make strategic and responsive investments
  • Partnering with grantees to guide them through the grantmaking process and to understand the impact of our investments
  • Using data to evaluate impact and help determine future investments
  • Communicating our work and promoting that of our partner organizations
  • Working with other funders to leverage resources and maximize impact
  • Analyzing and examining our grantmaking practices