The Foundation primarily supports youth programs.
   
The Foundation supports programs primarily in Northern California and vicinity, but is not solely limited to this area.
   
The Foundation encourages international scholarship programs particularly with the United States and Japan.
   
The Foundation's grantees must be nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 status. Applications from individuals will not be considered.
   
   
   
Priority is given to programs that are innovative and long term in orientation. Programs should include the appropriate follow-up activities needed in order to maximize their impact.
   
Priority is placed on programs that include participants of both genders and of different ethnic backgrounds.
   
Programs centered on annual or ongoing events and activities are given lower priority.
   
Tourist-oriented programs are excluded from consideration.

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