The Foundation is a nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization supported by a group of public, private and nonprofit institutions dedicated to ensuring that all children and youth have access to quality after school programs and the arts.
Foundation Purpose & Arts In Focus Mission Statement
Motto: “Our Kids Are Our Future”
The purposes of the Dr. Bowie Scholarship Foundation, shall be, but not limited to, the following:
a. To provide programming, in any city, that may be used to assist in the real transformation of a community in need (i.e. San Antonio, Texas’ east side, south side, downtown or rural areas) and to address the causes of those needs by offering assistance to seniors, young adults, youths and their families.
b. To create and maintain an enthusiastic interest in the basic curriculum of performing and visual arts through our Arts In Focus Program, as well as supplemental education in reading, writing, math and science and other programs of enrichment.
c. To support this effort by continuing to organize, sponsor and administer educational projects; to purchase, receive, develop and maintain appropriate equipment and supplies.
Arts In Focus Mission Statement
Arts In Focus, operating under the Bowie Scholarship Foundation as an after school program, will provide avenues for youth to express their artistic abilities in ways that will improve family, community and multi-cultural relationships via exposure to fine arts and positive role models, encouraging respect for self and others and promoting understanding among all races, ages and talents. To create and maintain an enthusiastic interest in fine and visual arts, while also tutoring and administering projects that support Reading, Writing, Math and Science. To extend youth, parental and community support for all performances and academic activities.