The foundation's mission is to act as a catalyst to enhance the quality of life in Santa Clara County by supporting at-risk youth and their families through education, healthy lifestyles and the arts. Areas of focus are: K-12 education: 1. Systemic education reform/improvement focused on closing the achievement gap; 2. academic remediation for underachieving students;
3. education programs that prepare youth to enter higher education, vocational training, and/or the workforce; 4. enrichment and support services that augment students'; educational experience. Arts: 1. Provide opportunities for underserved youth access to high quality, hands-on experiences and/or exposure to professional performances and exhibitions;
2. support nonprofit organizations in bringing arts education into the schools and to out-of-school programs.