The fund currently has four primary program areas: Community, Arts, Criminal Justice, and Environment. The Community grants program (referred to as the Citizenship Program from 1990 to 2009) continues to support more than 80 local non-profit organizations annually with grants ranging from $500 to $10,000. Since its inception, the Community Program has awarded grants totaling over $3.35 million. The Arts Program focuses on access and engagement; Criminal Justice promotes a more humane and fair criminal justice system; and Environment addresses climate change and local sustainability efforts. Between 2001 and 2009, the Fund awarded grants totaling over $3.8 million to more than 70 organizations in the Arts, Criminal Justice, and Environment program areas. Please see Programs for more detailed information. In addition to the program areas outlined above, the fund underwrites a number of initiatives designed to encourage family members' individual philanthropic involvement and interests, as well as collaborative grantmaking by the family.
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