Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Knight School Education Series Endowment

To help create a vibrant museum culture in Miami by endowing Art for all Miami, an art education program that will lower the barrier to entry to the visual arts by taking 40,000 students to class at the museum each year

New Economy Initiative

To speed the transition of southeast Michigan to a knowledge-based, entrepreneurial, creative economy through support of a broad-based philanthropic collaborative called the New Economy Initiative

Local Initiative Support Corporation

To support LISC's national strategic shift to expand the services it provides in low-income neighborhoods and to have greater impact on their social and economic vitality. Detroit, St. Paul and Duluth will be pilot cities

Knight Exhibition Series Endowment

To solidify Miami as a cultural destination through development of cutting-edge contemporary arts exhibitions supported in whole or part by an endowment that provides a sustainable base of funding

Knight New Media Endowment

To enable a unique orchestral academy to solidify its role as cultural icon by creation of a Knight New Media Endowment that will help the organization capitalize on technology and explore new performance formats

OneCommunity

To provide universal digital access in 26 Knight communities within five years through the creation of the Knight Center of Digital Excellence (K-CoDE) and a $10 million Digital Opportunity Challenge Fund to facilitate the implementation of the program

Living Cities

To expand and deepen a collaborative investment to improve urban neighborhoods in 23 communities

1st ACT Silicon Valley

To create a new sense of place in Silicon Valley by supporting an initiative that uses the lens of creativity to bring the future into focus and inspire physical and cultural improvements

Foundation for the Carolinas

To transform the way Charlotte addresses critical issues by expanding a tested scenario planning model into a vehicle for redefining civic values, changing decision-making models and strengthening social networks

Breakthrough Miami

To bring a significant number of talented but disadvantaged minority middle schoolers to high school graduation and beyond by expanding the proven Breakthrough program using a "cluster" strategy

Gulf Coast Business Council

To advance post-Katrina progress by strengthening a pivotal leadership group's operations and providing capital support for an innovative nonprofit center to be named for the Knight Foundation

Blue Grass Community Foundation

To use the 2010 World Equestrian Games, an Olympics-like event held for the first time in the U.S., as a springboard for capital and social improvements, creating an enduring legacy for the community

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