For 2014 membership in the Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, formerly known as Delaware Valley Grantmakers, to support the work Knight's work in Philadelphia.
To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
Building on previous Knight Community Information Challenge investments, Incourage will focus on boosting and measuring citizen appetite for information. It will design a grant program to sustain on-going information collection and platforms and will develop the county's news and information ecosystem - allowing good news to become great community action.
Geraldine Dodge Foundation will build on its work, some supported by previous Knight Community Information Challenge grants, to create a statewide model for a sustainable news ecosystem. It would provide existing and new nonprofit and for-profit news and information organizations with a wide array of services, training and opportunities in a networked environment.
Building on previous Knight Foundation investments in the news and information ecosystem, via the Knight Community Information Challenge, the Chicago Community Trust will continue to design, build and demonstrate the power of digital tools to the community and empower residents to use news and information to improve their quality of life.
Using Common Core education standards as the issue to build on, Silicon Valley Community Foundation will open up new avenues and approaches to providing information in Silicon Valley - including brokering partnerships between ethnic and public media and creating social media channels to share Silicon Valley Stories.
To support Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida, which will establish a hub in Miami's greater downtown and provide expanded entrepreneurial support services including counseling, access to mentors and connection to funders.
To establish and support the 'Project for Lean Urbanism,' a three-year effort that will devise tools and techniques to make it easier, cheaper and faster for citizens to engage in shaping their own communities.
To build an API for Private Results, an STD test result delivery service. This API will allow for easy sharing of aggregate STD data among clinics, health departments, and the CDC.
To support the Venture Law Project, which aims to provide free legal services to early stage entrepreneurs by assessing and referring cases to a pipeline of pro bono attorneys and coordinating legal clinics, seminars and workshops across greater Miami.
To help broaden and diversify Miami's base of future entrepreneurs, and connect them to the local startup community, by teaching computer coding to underrepresented high school students through free, extra-curricular, off-campus trainings.
To support Miami's first Mini-Maker Faire, which will be held in the Wynwood Arts District and is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, and artists who come to show what they've made and share what they've learned.