The Siragusa Family Foundation honors its founder Ross D. Siragusa by engaging future generations of family members as philanthropic leaders and stewards of his charitable legacy -- a legacy which is aimed at continuing the original philanthropic intent of the founder to meet the current needs of the communities that the foundation supports.
Through its giving, the Siragusa Family Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that help people help themselves and experience a better quality of life. Fundamental to all foundation grantmaking are the following values:
Compassion & Respect for Human Dignity
The foundation is committed to enhancing the lives of the underserved by helping people to help themselves so that they may achieve a better quality of life.
Opportunity & Belief in Human Capacity
Providing access to opportunities will allow people to self-determine their life goals and chart a path that they choose.
Self-Empowerment & Community Impact
Empowering individuals will lead to the strengthening and transformation of communities.
Leadership & Trust
The foundation seeks to lead by investing in organizations that know best how to fulfill their goals of making positive changes in their communities.