Investing in the potential of communities around the world

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Our Mission

Our mission is to support rural communities in under-served regions to achieve self-sufficiency and have opportunities to thrive.

Who we are

We are a private foundation headquartered in Portland, Oregon, working to improve food security, family health, financial wellbeing, and education in communities around the world. We make grants to non-profit organizations and directly manage programs from our field offices in Ecuador, Ghana, and Kenya.

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From the Blog

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Introducing Fundación Tierra Viva

VVF Ecuador closes, opening the door for a new local organization to emerge in its place.

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2020 Annual Report

Highlights and lessons from 2020.