The Grassy Creek Foundation's mission is to make high impact contributions to underfunded causes with metrics-based success as requirements for further funding.  The Foundation works with leading nonprofits carrying out environmental conservation, wildlife protection, education innovation and supporting local communities.

Past grantees include the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the North Atlantic Salmon Fund, the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, High Country Conservation Advocates, the Oda Foundation and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill among others.