1930 – Cyrus Tang was born in Suzhou, China
The Foundation directs its activities in China. Its mission is to improve the quality of life in disadvantaged communities through effective investments in education and public health, and by fostering community spirit. While a minimum 70% of foundation funds is directed towards education programs, most of these programs carry with them a community service component. The purpose of the community service aspect is to emphasize and to encourage the spirit of caring and compassion for others, and to promote civic mindedness.