To give a voice to more Miami stories by coaching underrepresented members of the community to present a spoken-word performance about their experiences.
To build Miami's reputation as an emerging center for contemporary dance by creating new works, helping dancers develop professionally and launching a Brazilian dance festival.
To create the Miami Film Festival Fund, to support the Miami International Film Festival as it enters its fourth decade of programming
To help nurture small performing arts groups by providing them with a small, well-equipped black box theater at discounted rates.
To strengthen the local performing arts by providing seed funding for new works for local companies and artists.
To bring the opera into the community through performances in community spaces and commissioning a new opera based on the city’s rich cultural history
To bring Spanish theater into the community by offering a series of exciting yet short plays to small audiences in a unique venue - a 150-square foot shipping container.
To accelerate the transformation of Little Havana's arts district by expanding the scope and programming of the popular monthly cultural festival, Viernes Culturales.
To engage and inspire young artists by having them create murals in Overtown's historic Dorsey Park commemorate it as the home of South Florida's Negro League baseball team.
To connect local cultural projects to donors by bringing to Broward County power2give.org, which allows cultural organizations to crowd-source funding for specific projects.
To help develop South Florida's musical voice and infuse the symphonic repertoire with new energy by commissioning works through a composer-in-residence program.
To promote Miami as a center for LGBT literature by creating a Reading Queer series for writers who create hybrid, genre-bending works.