Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Everyblock

To create, test and release open-source software that links databases to allow citizens of a large city to learn (and act on) civic information about their neighborhood or block

Mobilize.org: Democracy 2.0

To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia

National Council of YMCAs of America

To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities

Steve Johnson 'How We Got to Now'

To fund Steven Johnson as a speaker and thought partner, together with an online resource connected to his Fall '14 PBS/BBC series, 'How We Got to Now' which will explore how leaders and communities create places that foster innovation and support talent.

Benevolent crowd funding platform

To implement Benevolent.net's program in Charlotte, Detroit and San Jose to enable citizens to engage with each other by supporting one-time challenges that their neighbors confront through an online platform

Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

Creative Interventions Tour

To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.

Jane's Walk

To expand the Jane's Walk program into Knight resident communities and develop a model and set of resources for expansion into other cities across the U.S.

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