The Walter & Elise Haas Fund mission is to help build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community.

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The Legacy of Walter and Elise Haas

Posted on November 17, 2004 by Walter and Elise Haas Fund

In 1952, Walter A. Haas, Sr. and Elise Stern Haas established the Walter & Elise Haas Fund. Doing so made tangible their commitment to opportunity and access for all. As of its creation the Fund was — and still remains — a natural and enduring extension of our founders’ appreciation for San Francisco and the Bay Area. Establishing the Fund… Read More

Our Values (Walter and Elise Haas Fund)

Posted on October 31, 2004 by Walter and Elise Haas Fund

About the Fund: Values The trustees and staff of the Fund are committed to honoring the Fund’s legacy as we engage in work that has meaning for today and for the future. Our recent strategic planning process led us to reflect on our mission and to consider the values and focus that we want to bring to our work. Across… Read More

Mission Statement (Walter and Elise Haas Fund)

Posted on October 31, 2004 by Walter and Elise Haas Fund

About the Fund: Mission The mission of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund is to help build a healthy, just, and vibrant society in which people feel connected to and responsible for their community. A healthy, just, and vibrant society is one in which individual members feel a personal stake in the well-being of the whole, and have equal access… Read More

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