Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Holy Cross Children's Services

To stimulate employment opportunities for African-American men in the pivotal Northend neighborhood by supporting Wings of Faith's day labor initiative

Local Initiative Support Corporation

To support LISC's national strategic shift to expand the services it provides in low-income neighborhoods and to have greater impact on their social and economic vitality. Detroit, St. Paul and Duluth will be pilot cities

National Council of YMCAs of America

To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities

Next Detroit Neighborhood Initiative

To assist Detroit in implementing land use plans for more than 4,400 publicly-owned abandoned or vacant properties in the pivotal Northend neighborhood

Business Leaders for Michigan

To enhance the ability of the Detroit region's creative community to build out a comprehensive, actionable vision by inventorying and mapping creative sector assets

City Connect Detroit

To help develop and guide a collaborative of Knight grantees in the key Northend neighborhood by supporting a skilled coordinating organization

Design Detroit Initiative

To help launch the signature Design Detroit Initiative by providing a planning grant to the key coordinating group

The Detroit Institute of Arts

To help the Detroit Institute of Arts transform its relationship to audiences by supporting a pilot project using a PDA (personal digital assistant) to deliver information about exhibits

Pro-Literacy Detroit

To connect a critical segment of the Detroit work force to job opportunities through support of an innovative pilot project that uses Internet-based literacy and training programs

City Connect Detroit

To strengthen the new Office of Neighborhood Investment program set up by Detroit's mayor by supporting a key position that links the city to the philanthropic community

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