The Foundation deepens intercultural awareness, fosters new connections, and sparks diverse creative expression through support for arts and culture projects that enhance the institutional capacity of arts organizations, disseminate artistic scholarship and art work, and engage broad audiences. We support research, convening and networking, learning and exchange opportunities for arts practitioners, creation and presentation of artistic works, as well as community-based and public programming. Grants are by invitation only.
The Foundation supports programs in contemporary and traditional Chinese art that expose and engage broad audiences, explore the experience of the Chinese diaspora, and improve mutual understanding across cultures. Grants are by invitation only and are awarded to community-based arts organizations as well as to major arts institutions around the world.
To create direct and meaningful engagement with Buddhist art for a broader audience, the Foundation invests in the preservation of Buddhist heritage and related research resources, Buddhist art for education, public programs, and exhibitions. The Foundation provides grants to facilitate collaboration between museums and academia, advancement of scholarship, creative solutions and technologies that enhance audience engagement, and sharing of intellectual assets, data, and learning.