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The foundation’s interests include programs making valuable contributions in the following fields:
- Environment and Health
ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH PROGRAM PRIORITIES
To promote the long-term good health and viability of communities and regions
- by supporting programs to prevent harm to human health from toxic substances and other environmental hazards;
- by encouraging planning and development at the regional level, aimed at integrating economic and social goals with sound environmental policies; and
- by supporting initiatives for sustainability in agriculture and food systems.
MUSIC PROGRAM PRIORITIES
To encourage the playing, enjoyment and accessibility of symphonic and chamber music
- by providing scholarship and program assistance at selected community music centers, schools and institutes; and
- by helping community-based ensembles of demonstrated quality implement artistic initiatives, diversify and increase audiences, and improve fund-raising capacity.
EDUCATION PROGRAM PRIORITIES
To provide environmental and arts education opportunities to children and youth
- by supporting programs for educators and artists to improve and apply their teaching skills in these subjects; and
- by supporting efforts to advance environmental and arts education programs.