Established in 2005 as the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center. The NCVM&HC is a non profit, 501(c)(3)(31-31001184) organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and to honor Veterans of all branches of the United States Military. Maintaining this history and tradition in ways that might not otherwise be available through appropriated funds.
The Foundation's mission will include the planning and development of the new Northern California Veterans Museum and (Heritage Center, to follow during the second stage of development). The Museum will forever document and depict the story of American history as seen through the eyes of its Veterans.
The Director and staff of the Foundation will implement the following mission, vision and goals for the continual development of the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center.
The Northern California Veterans Museum Foundation shall fulfill its purpose through aggressive fund raising beyond our affinity audience (the local Veterans and the Northern State Community), reaching out to other parties such as government, philanthropists, educational foundations and others who welcome to its attention in order to preserve and propagate the history, traditions and culture of the United States Military and to educate all Americans in its virtues.
The Foundation's vision for the future includes the following items:
Planning, funding and completing the Northern California Veterans Museum (1st stage).
Planning, funding and completing the Heritage Center (2nd stage).
Creating and nurturing an endowment fund, which promotes continuing education focused on the culture, history and values of the United States Military.
Promoting the Northern California Veterans Museum's long term historical research plus educational activities through financial and intellectual pre-eminence among all military oriented foundations and associations.
The Northern California Veterans Museum Foundation's goals shall also include the following:
Raising funds to complete the development and construction of the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center to include the Congressional Medal of Honor and Purple Heart Memorial Park including a Memorial Chapel.
Increase the endowment that supports all of the foundation's programs through systematic annual augmentation and emphasis on seeking educational grants.