To support and help shape the agenda of the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking.
To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
To fund Team Better Block activities, which trains local leaders to improve their neighborhood through participatory placemaking in three Knight Foundation Communities; Akron, Macon and Philadelphia.
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements
To increase high school graduation rates and college access for at least 90 African American male students by extending the Student African American Brotherhood's network to high schools in Akron, Macon, and Miami
To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
To provide technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to Knight grantees working on out-of-school-time programming and related youth-development initiatives in seven Knight communities