Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Civic Innovation Network

To support 8-80 Cities in producing a nationwide convening and international trip to facilitate the formation of a civic innovation network among leaders in Knight communities, learning how to execute place-based solutions, attract and support talent and foster opportunity.

Jane's Walk

To expand the Jane's Walk program into Knight resident communities and develop a model and set of resources for expansion into other cities across the U.S.

Creative Interventions Tour

To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.

Master Class with BalletX

To support a week-long dance residency and performance with Philadelphia-based BalletX at the University of Akron.

'It's Your Move'

To support “It's Your Move” - an interactive video project that will engage Akron residents through choreography and dance.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

To support a collaborative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream led by the Akron Symphony Orchestra and featuring performances by the Akron Symphony Shakespeare Players, Cuyahoga Youth Ballet, the Summit Children's Choir and local actors from the greater Akron community.

Audience Outreach Project

To engage diverse audiences during the Akron Civic Theatre's 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons with community-based programming that represents an array of cultures and artistic-disciplines.

Community Engagement Initiative

To support Weathervane Community Playhouse's Community Engagement Initiative - an ongoing engagement effort that combines community outreach with the presentation of challenging and artistically excellent works centered on the African-American experience and race relations.

Downtown Live and Local

To support Downtown Live and Local - a series of music and performance art events in Downtown Akron.

Downtown Summer Arts

To support the 11th season of Akron's downtown summer arts program - a series of concerts, festivals and events that invite the community to engage with the arts.

Keepers of the Art Music Showcase

To support the production of the Keepers of the Art Music Showcase and “Teen Forum” - a concert, event series and public television program that will explore societal issues and engage the community through the celebration of “true school” Hip-Hop.

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