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Center for Collaborative Journalism

To create the Center for Collaborative Journalism (CCJ), a unique community news and journalism training partnership between Mercer University, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting aimed at improving news flows and engaging citizens

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

To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul

JumpStart, Inc.

To implement new methods for community members to engage with public, private and philanthropic entities to build economic engines that foster entrepreneurship and create jobs


To support an expanded KaBoom! model to include expanded training for volunteers and capacity building for the local sponsoring nonprofit in nine playgrounds builds in Akron, Miami and Detroit

Knight Digital Media Center

To focus the Knight Digital Media Center at USC training in support of Knight Foundation's Community Information Needs initiative

Macon Public Radio

To create Macon Public Radio to be housed in the Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University as part of a unique community news partnership between a university, a newspaper and a public broadcaster

Crossroads Writers Conference and Literary Festival

To generate growth and sustainability for the Crossroads Writers Conference and Literary Festival, a modern approach to the traditional Literary Festival, by supporting a regional marketing initiative of the event

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