To demonstrate an innovative approach to city government procurement that could generate substantial cost-savings for cities, create greater transparency and accountability in the procurement process, match the needs in the community with the best available solutions, and create a clearer model for citizen engagement and open up cities to local social and urban entrepreneurship.
To support and help shape the agenda of the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking.
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 develop the capacity of the nonprofit sector in four Knight communities to advocate for universal access by supporting the NTEN Municipal Wireless Empowerment Project
To plan a community-based component to a multi-state early childhood network and develop of a statewide partnership for Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania