The foundation is dedicated to the growth and betterment of music in Texas by offering assistance in education, developing skills and improving the quality of life of its musicians.
Strategies to allow fulfillment of this mission include:
- Provide support and funds to local musicians and groups to realize their musical potential
- Provide quality instruments to individuals and groups to improve the quality of their recordings and performances
- Provide scholarships to talented and deserving youth to help them achieve their dreams
- Coordinate with other programs to support the quality of life for musicians for personal health and financial guidance
- Utilize the contacts and goodwill of musicians who worked with and knew Carter to help all musicians meet their musical goals
- Work with city and county agencies to foster a positive environment for musicians and the venues in which they perform