Our Mission

The Mimi Washington Starrett Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations that have a meaningful impact on the well-being and economic development of the greater community, including those that address issues surrounding health, addiction, and homelessness; animal welfare; equal education opportunities; access to the arts; and environmental and historical preservation.

Our Vision

To positively impact the health and prosperity of the greater community.

We envision a philanthropic space in which nonprofit organizations, the lives they touch and causes they support, hold trust and power in the communities in which they are creating lasting impact throughout Morris County, NJ.

Our Practices

Open communication with nonprofit organizations and other funding organizations in Morris County and across New Jersey

Operating with a learning mindset so that we may best understand and support the needs of the community

Providing project-specific or general operating support through grants, depending on the needs of the organization

Single-year or multi-year funding as a way to best support mission-driven efforts and sustainability of the organization

Beyond Grantmaking including offering opportunities for peer connections, additional outreach, collaboration, and education