Canine Mission

The Foundation’s canine mission includes work in both health and welfare through programs ranging from clinical research support to dog park construction.

The Foundation is pragmatic in its orientation and tries to approach the question of “What is good for the dog?” without preconceptions. It has numerous open application programs in both health and welfare.

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International and Nuclear Security

The Foundation’s international security mission focuses very sharply on nuclear security issues both for the U.S. and internationally.

The Foundation defines nuclear security as including nuclear terrorism, nuclear proliferation, nuclear weapons, nuclear force posture, and, as it relates to nuclear security, nuclear energy. Its open application programs in this area are limited.

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Informed Citizens

The Foundation’s mission includes protection of First Amendment rights and the larger challenge of creating a more informed citizenry.

The Foundation aims to protect all four First Amendment freedoms: speech, press, assembly and petition. Its informed citizen work focuses on supporting innovation in civics and US history education, and creative ways of delivering information to the public. Its open application programs in this area are limited.

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