Mission: The mission of the Friends of the Chief is to preserve, program and manage the multi-use historic Chief Theater that contributes to the cultural and economic vitality of Downtown Steamboat Springs.
Vision: Friends of the Chief is recognized as the progressive leader in providing a premier multi-use facility with diverse programming that contributes to the cultural and economic vibrancy of Historic Downtown Steamboat Springs.
The Friends of Chief charitable purpose includes:
Maintain a multiuse cultural facility for the community of Steamboat Springs,
Colorado and communities of the Yampa Valley
Foster emerging arts and cultural opportunities that include, but are not
limited to performing, literary, visual, film and the culinary arts.
Encourage the growth of arts through education and outreach
Program and support diverse art and cultural programs of the highest quality.
Advocate for historic preservation opportunities for the Chief Theater and the Historic Downtown District of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
The Friends of the Chief exhibit leadership through three core values:
The Friends of the Chief plan and lead the organization through five primary strategic areas:
Organizational Development – Non-profit Best Practices
Development - Fundraising
Program – Diversity and Quality
Facility Maintenance and Development
Marketing and Public Relations – Non-profit Best Practices