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.
For Code for America's work focused on rewiring government to better engage with citizens using innovative technology solutions
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 engage local diverse and underserved audiences and to showcase talented young musicians of color with performances by the Sphinx Virtuosi in Miami, Charlotte and Macon
To increase high school graduation rates and college access for at least 90 African American male students by extending the Student African American Brotherhood's network to high schools in Akron, Macon, and Miami