To support the testing and scale of Project Madison, an open source platform for public document creation and discussion.
To support two programs, the technology track of a Nonprofit Boot Camp and a Social Media for Nonprofits workshop, to help Silicon Valley nonprofit leaders learn concrete technology tips and tools, and how to leverage technology-based media to advance their missions and programmatic goals.
To provide general operating support for BenitoLink.com, a new, hyperlocal website with mobile capability that responds to San Benito County residents’ need for a central, single place to find useful information and communicate with each other about their community.
To launch the Digital Leaders Intern Program to provide low-income high school youth living in Palo Alto affordable housing communities with digital technology education, access to digital tools and the opportunity to use them for exploring social issues.
To test in one Knight community the Generation Citizen program that places college students in high school classrooms to teach civics courses focused on solving problems in the teens' own communities
To help low-income San Jose residents gain digital literacy and digital media literacy skills that enable them to more effectively participate together in civic affairs.
To support the refinement and deployment of a new crowdfunding platform that addresses community-wide needs in two Knight communities.
To support the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits in developing and coordinating the " HandsOn Tech Silicon Valley" program that provides digital skills building and application of technology for Silicon Valley's nonprofit sector.
To transform the current community engagement system for land use issues by developing technology resources that connect people with place-based information about their communities and by providing a platform for community members to identify local issues and collaborate to improve their neighborhoods.
For Code for America's work focused on rewiring government to better engage with citizens using innovative technology solutions
To help address the shortage of women in the technology field by deploying a new program in Detroit, Miami and San Jose to encourage girls (ages 13-17) to build their skills and seek opportunities in technology
To develop a multi-school, multi-disciplinary network of students, faculty and professionals working to design and implement ways of using technology for citizen engagement