Our Role & Impact

  • How We Work

    At the J. Marion Sims Foundation, we believe in partnerships. We work with community organizations who desire to work with us to make a lasting impact on the health and well-being of our citizens.

Our Core Values

Unchanged since inception, our values are central to the way we work with each other and with our partners.

    • Integrity

      We believe honesty, forthrightness, and integrity should guide the work of the Foundation and our partners.

    • Excellence

      We believe in creating excellence in collaboration with the community.

    • Empathy

      We believe that empathy and compassion are guiding pillars of philanthropy.

    • Creativity

      We believe in exercising and supporting creativity in ourselves and our partners.

    • Humility

      We hold ourselves accountable for servant leadership within the community.

    • Responsiveness

      We believe that a sense of urgency is necessary to create lasting solutions.

    • Learning

      We believe in lifelong learning as a community value.

    • Respect

      We respect the needs and traditions of our citizens.

A Few Of Our Grantees

  • Lancaster Fatherhood Project

  • USCL Foundation

  • LCSD

  • LCCA

  • Catawba Riverkeepers

  • Children's Council

  • KARE

  • Christian Services

  • CCSD