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Mission, Goal, Vision & Values


Our Mission

ILG empowers local government leaders and delivers real-world expertise to help them navigate complex issues, increase their capacity, and build trust in their communities.


Our Vision

A California where all local government leaders are trusted by the people they serve because of exceptional leadership and an endless pursuit towards thriving and resilient communities in which to live and work.


Our Values

As champions of local government, our work is guided by our core values. We strive to infuse our values into every action we take, both internally and with the communities we serve.


Organizational Transparency

As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Institute operates according to its corporate bylaws and such other policies adopted by the Institute’s board of directors.

The Institute is proud to have been recognized by GuideStar. The GuideStar Exchange allows ILG to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s vast on-line audience of grantmakers and individual donors.

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