Our Mission

The mission of THE MARSHALL B. BASS CHILDREN’S FUND is to strengthen the management capabilities of organizations that serve children. The mission is implemented by: 

  • shutterstock_114017674Bass Fund board members and community volunteers participating with the management of children’s organizations, in a mentoring role, to help identify problems and strengthen management capabilities.
  • Providing resources for other forums on organizational management, development and effectiveness for board members and staff of children’s organizations.
  • The Fund’s motto, “Helping Those Who Help Children,” embodies its mission of helping to fund organizations that serve children in Forsyth County so that these organizations can improve their management capabilities.

The Fund seeks to form partnerships with youth-serving organizations within Forsyth County, North Carolina to jointly address the organizational resource needs of their programs.