To attract and retain diverse, new audience members to performances and education programs
To support public engagement with masterpieces from Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) through the installation of high-quality reproductions in communities throughout metropolitan Detroit
To develop an umbrella organization for jazz in southeast Michigan through support of Jazz Planet, an audience development and outreach project
To do a feasibility study on a Detroit Symphony Orchestra summer home on the revitalized riverfront
To support Plowshares Theatre Company in carrying out its artistic mission of developing new works in African-American theater for a culturally and socially diverse audience
To build awareness of the significant contributions that arts and culture organizations make to the social capital of the region with a long-term, comprehensive Cultural Census project called "Making the Case"