36 U.S. Code § 22302 - Purposes
PurposesThe purposes of the corporation are—
to serve as a coordinating, research, and educational agency and clearinghouse for symphony orchestras to help strengthen the work in their local communities;
to encourage and recognize the work of America’s musicians, conductors, and composers, through suitable means; and
to aid the expansion of the musical and cultural life of the United States through suitable educational and service activities.