Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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University Park

To support the core organization that proposes to develop University Park, revitalizing a community anchored by two key institutions and using innovative approaches to health and lifelong learning as part of the area's development theme

Shorebank Enterprise Detroit

To accelerate neighborhood transformation in Detroit by supporting equity-like developer investments in affordable housing, multi-family rehab, and other projects, and to solidify ShoreBank as a community development agent

Ashoka Fellows

To select 15 promising social entrepreneurs in Knight Communities and to infuse them with the intellectual, financial and social capital required to increase their likelihood of success in their communities

Akron Art Museum

For the "Create A Masterpiece" campaign, to expand the Akron Art Museum, enlarge its endowment, and name the new building in honor of John S. and James L. Knight

Rutgers University Foundation

To construct the Knight Early Learning Research Academy in Camden, offering a collection of model services for improving early childhood education, raising the possibility the Academy will set the standard for early childhood education in New Jersey.

The Opportunity Project Learning Center

To teach social and emotional learning skills to 80 percent of 3- and 4-year-olds attending early learning centers in Wichita and providing a potential model for a statewide universal pre-Kindergarten program

Focus: HOPE

To increase the job skills of residents near Focus: HOPE's campus through support of the organization's comprehensive campaign

Choices for Children

To connect unlicensed child care providers and disenfranchised families to child development resources using community-based resources and culturally-based approaches

New Profit Inc.

To foster transformative social change through extended support of the Gathering of Leaders annual conference of social entrepreneurs

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