Mission & Philosophy


Our Vision: 

The Daphne Foundation envisions a world of thriving communities living in peace, dignity, and justice. 

Our Mission:

The Daphne Foundation invests in organizations that empower community residents directly affected by poverty, violence and discrimination to develop solutions that result in a more equitable, fair, and peaceful New York City.

The Daphne Foundation is directed by Abigail Disney, Pierre Hauser, Leah Doyle, Deborah Howes, Yvonne L. Moore and Ingrid Benedict (director).