The Bernau Family Foundation exists to promote the long term improvement of individual lives and the development of positive leadership.


Our vision is of a society in which everyone is a healthy, active, contributing member who feels the civic responsibility to continue learning, to teach and mentor the young, and to encourage one another to grow in the grace and faith of Jesus Christ.


The Bernau Family Foundation promotes the long term improvement of individual lives and development of positive leadership by funding organizations which offer more than a a temporary solution for an improved quality of life, giving preference to those organizations or groups which instill in the individuals touched the importance of the following values: substance free living, elimination of personal violence and crime, civic responsibility, continuing education for gainful employment, and faith in the saving grace of Jesus Christ. The Bernau Family Foundation supports organizations which have mentor programs that work one on one with individuals whose changed lives will continue to have a positive impact on the people in their own sphere of influence.