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).