We: Engage the community and educate citizens on how they can make a difference here at home. Invest in people, programs and organizations that transform lives and communities. Lead a vision for collaborative solutions to address the root causes of challenges facing our community. Forever. The establishment and growth of permanent endowment funds will strengthen Boone County for generations to come. Since 1991, the Community Foundation has granted over $28 million back to Boone County. By our community, for our community – forever.