Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

Dancing around The Bride

To support the exhibition "Dancing around The Bride: John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Marcel Duchamp" from October 2012 to January 2013 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

La Bohème Simulcast Event

To launch Philadelphia's cultural season with a live, high-definition simulcast of the Opera Company of Philadelphia's Opening Night performance of Puccini's La Bohème on Philadelphia's historic Independence Mall

New Work in Ballet

To support emerging choreographer, and Alvin Ailey Director, Matthew Rushing in the creation of a new ballet to premiere the fall of 2012 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia

Code for America

To support our strategy of investing in citizen-centered solutions in three Knight communities by piloting the Code for America model, which deploys technology professionals to develop original solutions that engage citizens in community challenges

Springboard for the Arts

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

What it Takes

To pilot the What it Takes e-mentoring program which uses software to help engage 50-100 professional African-American men as mentors to hundreds of black boys

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

To enhance and expand middle and high school program delivery using the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's new curriculum, coordinated within the existing Teach for America/Knight Foundation feeder pattern strategy

A Play, a Pie and a Pint

To produce 'A Play, a Pie and a Pint', a series of plays performed in non-traditional venues at non-traditional times on days when other theaters are traditionally dark

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

To promote understanding and respect among youths and adults of all ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds with an Arab Music Concert Series

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