Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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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.


To teach citizens to create local news and information digitally in the community-supported Akronist.

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.

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