Mission: First, the Lana Vento Charitable Trust makes medical research grants for cancer (ocular, stomach, colon, ovarian, and skin), heart conditions, asthma and neurological disorders. Second, educational grants are given within the USVI, Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe area. These include extra curricular sports grants, and environmental education grants. Priority goes to funding programs that have been dropped from schools like P.E., art, music, and science. Scholarships for children who have established particular interests or have excelled in a particular area are also given. Third, grants are given within the USVI, Northern Nevada, and Lake Tahoe area to art, car, and maritime museums. Lastly, environmental conservation organizations are supported in the USVI, Northern Nevada, and Lake Tahoe area.