To enhance music instruction at Miami's only El Sistema-modeled orchestral program by implementing a new teacher training program for professional artists.
To support key Miami Foundation initiatives, including Our Miami and the Miami Fellows program, by helping fund a National Urban Fellow at the community foundation who will assist in leading programming and public outreach.
To develop artistic talent in South Florida by supporting the building of a state of the art recital hall at the University of Miami.
To inspire an appreciation for theater by having Florida Memorial University students work behind the scenes on a production
To nurture the career of a South Florida artist by supporting an exhibit at an alternative gallery space dedicated to contemporary female artists
To increase the amount of Internet access points in Miami-Dade public libraries and to purchase more laptops for public use
To bring South Floridians together at the festival, which strives to provide music, workshops and events that nourish both brain and body
To recruit, train and empower seniors as citizen journalists, bridge the "Gray Divide" and create a model that can be used elsewhere
To engage local choreographers in creating site-specific work in non-traditional spaces that is free to all.
To foster literary dialogue through an author reading series
To foster a deeper appreciation for cinema through a series of conversations on the art of filmmaking led by local and visiting film critics
To implement an initiative comprised of alumni career services, a mentoring circle and an internship experience, designed to enhance the professional development and networks of Florida International University (F.I.U.) graduates