The Fremont area. It is the place we have served for more than 42 years, but it is about a lot more than geography. It is about how we can, together, address our communities' needs and build its assets. How can we help this place continue to recover—and ultimately thrive—through strategic investment and equity-focused action.
This Annual Report is a testament to how our donors continue to build a greater Fremont area. You demonstrate a commitment to charitable giving that is rooted in compassion and delivers hundreds of grants awarded and agencies funded.
In these pages, you'll see the enthusiasm that even newcomers to the Fremont area have for making this place we call home stronger. You'll learn how private investment in our schools improves learning and educational outcomes. And you'll understand how smarter giving can be good for the organizations you value and your financial plan.
The Fremont Forever Fund will continue to support and sustain community-centered grantmaking in the years to come. These funds provide the dollars to address pressing needs in the Fremont area, to build important projects, or to respond to local emergencies, like a pandemic or natural disaster. Its success is powered by our expertise in producing impact, the diligence and knowledge of our nonprofit partners, and by the investment of friends like you.
The Fremont Forever Fund will be the key link in ensuring the vitality of the Fremont area through collective philanthropy. And we hope you'll join us in the months and years ahead to imagine an even greater Fremont area.
Melissa Diers and Terry McClain