Our Principles

The 8 principles below reflect Dreamz’s beliefs about the role of philanthropy and its aspirations on generating a positive and sustainable impact. These principles guide what we do, why we do it, and how we do it.

Principle 1:

A foundation driven by the sincere interests and passion of its members.

Principle 2:

Philanthropy plays an important but limited role.

Principle 3:

We must be humble and mindful in our actions and words.

We seek the counsel of outside voices.

Principle 4:

We are funders and shapers – we rely on others to act and implement.

Principle 5:

Our focus is clear – and limited – and prioritises some of the most neglected issues.

Principle 6:

We treat our grantees as valued partners,

and we treat the ultimate beneficiaries of our work with respect.

Principle 7:

We demand ethical behaviour of ourselves & treat each other as valued colleagues.

Principle 8:

We leave room for growth and change.