To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
To fuel the revitalization of South Columbus by supporting the National Museum and Heritage Park
To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
To provide technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to Knight grantees working on out-of-school-time programming and related youth-development initiatives in seven Knight communities
To acquire a high-tech mobile library and community information center to serve three rural counties in West Georgia
To purchase computers, audio visual and telephone equipment for the new Mildred L. Terry Public Library branch
To lead community renewal in the pivotal MidTown neighborhood by supporting stabilization, commercial, and residential redevelopment, and economic integration
To support the 21st Century Partnership for website re-design and an increased use of social media and traditional media outlets to ensure Central Georgians are informed about the impact of the base realignment and closure.
To support the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley's use of online giving technologies for two years in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
To reinforce Columbus' successful record of civic vision by supporting a community-wide education campaign on redevelopment powers and Tax Allocation Districts
To transfer responsibility to the school district for continuing a successful after-school program launched by Knight Foundation
To fund Phase Two of program evaluation of the Youth Development Project (Marshall Movers) and to provide organizational development services to the collaborative member organizations