To offer arts, cultural and educational programming to underserved Hispanic communities through a Miami Hispanic Cultural Art Center (MHCAC)
To attract the world's best filmmakers to Miami annually to share their new works with Miami audiences and fellow filmmakers through the Miami International Film Festival Grand Jury Competitions
To increase opportunities for blind and sighted artists by expanding the center's unique music inclusion program
To help an established local presenter of affordable opera expand its presentations
To extend the joy of music to students in Miami-Dade schools through a year-round classical education program culminating in an annual festival with performances by youth and professional musicians
To curate "Miami On Stage," a multi-disciplinary performing arts series featuring work by South Florida artists
To inspire pride and participation in Miami's developing cultural scene by creating an annual poster competition based around capturing the spirit of the city
To help nurture small performing arts groups by providing them with a small, well-equipped black box theater at discounted rates.
To engage the female artists' community in Miami through the curation and production of four Miami female artists' books for local and international distribution
To assist the prosperity of the Miami's independent film community by establishing an extensive institute for connecting, funding and advising local film makers
To strengthen the local performing arts by providing seed funding for new works for local companies and artists.
To encourage diverse, young audiences in Miami to attend arts and cultural events by learning how to reach them with messages about performances and discounted tickets