The Corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, in particular, to provide, through a program of financial grants to a variety of charitable and educational organizations, support for the education for children from pre-school through college. The geographic scope of such organizations and activities may be local, national or international (including Southeast Asia and North Africa). The Corporation may engage in any activities in furtherance of such purposes which may lawfully be carried on by a corporation organized under Chapter 180 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth and which is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or corresponding provisions of any subsequent federal tax laws (the “Internal Revenue Code”).