Writing a mission statement is writing a sentence - with several key parts:
**1 Action** = verb which states the doing. To .... / xxx-ing ...
Example: To provide / Providing For action verbs, this is a good resource: Brigham Young University - Action verbs
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**2 Product or Service** = A noun which says what we are doing.
Example: Affordable healthcare
**3 Customer / member / beneficiary** = A "For whom": Whom we are doing it for, our "audience".
Example: For underserved communities in the Midwest.
The mission statement can contain more specific details, depending on how important these are for the mission.
**4 Problem** we are solving
Example: curing cancer
**5 Cause** we're helping with. This is related to deeply held values. Promoting equal voice,
**6 Partner(s)** with whom we are working to deliver the service
Full example: Mindtime.com : The MindTime Foundation’s mission is to provide a language, framework, and tools to help people understand people.