Paul and Sophia started the non-profit Paul and Sophia Chandley Music Foundation to provide opportunities and support for arts education and arts performances in the local community. The primary focus of the Foundation is to establish scholarships and educational curriculums, provide professional expertise and professional facilities for young artists to develop their talents as musicians.
The Foundation also provide opportunities, financial support and venues for young professionals who are in the beginning stages of establishing a professional career in the music world.
In addition, the Foundation fosters artistic and cross cultural activities and programs specifically designed to expose young American artists to professionals from other countries in order to expand their perspectives.
All of the above goals are accomplished by raising funds through: patronage support, concert ticket sales and artists' merchandise, and grant and endowment support.
All of the Foundation's programs are implemented by a team of experienced professionals from all areas of arts development and support. The Foundation is led by Dr. Paul Chandley who has over 30 years experience in arts management. The Foundation's artistic adviser is Sophia Pavlenko who has more than 30 years of international performing art experience. The Foundation's executive board is made up of gifted professionals with extensive experience in industries including banking, accounting, education and the world of music.