To provide a junior high boarding/day school experience in which the simple rural lifestyle, small academic classes, extensive electives, a challenging outdoor program, daily work projects, consensus decision making, and an emphasis on a staff/student community make it particularly suited to the needs of early adolescence.
To build appreciation, participation, and support for the arts, sciences, history, and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
To provide grants, to educate, and support the culturally diverse art community in Cumberland County.
To provide creative opportunities for children and adolescents who battle cancer and other life-threatening diseases and physical disabilities; to create opportunities for individuals, including college students and artists, to teach children and adolescents who battle life-threatening disease and physical disabilities; to educate the public and foster a clearer understanding of childhood illness and disease.
The Arts Friendly Foundation strengthens our community by supporting the operations of arts nonprofits.
To advance the state of the arts through advocacy, networking, and peer education.
To provide cultural opportunities through initiation, support and presentation of artistic programs in Beaufort County and to be a moving force in the community's involvement in the arts.
To cultivate individual creative strengths in everyone in a diverse, inclusive, collaborative and nurturing environment.
To support and inspire individual creativity by engaging the community in the process of the visual arts.
To provide services, intergenerational activities, and opportunities to elderly and disabled adults of Ashe County that enhance their dignity and help them maintain their independence at home.