Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Out of Eden Walk

To promote long-term user engagement and excellence in journalism by experimenting with and sharing new storytelling technologies through the Out of Eden Walk project.

100 Words Film Festival

To launch a film festival that challenges professional directors and student filmmakers to focus on the essence of storytelling by creating films that use exactly 100 spoken words. The first event was held Nov. 22 at the McGlohon Theater. A sold out crowd saw 30 film premieres, many by award-winning filmmakers.

Knight Artist in Residency and Renovation

To elevate Charlotte as a hub for artistic excellence by supporting the McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s Knight Artist in Residency program. Funding will help fellows expand their community engagement efforts in Charlotte.

Walk Your City - San Jose and Lexington

To support the development of a DIY walkability toolkit and the testing of that toolkit as an onramp for civic engagement through a series of wayfinding campaigns in two Knight communities.

Historic Carolina Theater in Charlotte

To provide pre-development support to transform a historic movie theater into an active civic space in the heart of Uptown Charlotte that promotes community engagement.

LaunchCode Miami

To support LaunchCode in Miami, creating pathways to economic opportunity and upward mobility through apprenticeships and job placement in technology for thousands of Miami residents seeking jobs at local firms hungry for talent.

eMerge Americas Conference

To attract and retain entrepreneurs in South Florida and promote economic opportunity through the growth of eMerge Americas, the leading Miami-based conference focused on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Welcoming America

To support Welcoming Cities, a program that helps cities to adopt policies and best practices to attract, retain and harness New Americans and immigrant talent.

2014 abc* Continuity Forum

To support the 2014 Continuity Forum, which presents in Miami thought leaders and top social entrepreneurs who are focused on solving pressing global challenges.

CommentIQ

To promote journalistic excellence by prototyping Comment IQ, a tool to help newsroom moderators surface interesting or constructive comments.

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