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
For the new Miami Performing Arts Center and to name the concert hall in honor of John S. and James L. Knight
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
To create the Knight Ideas Fund, to support innovative programming at the Wolfsonian focused on increasing digital and physical access to the collection including the creation of an "Ideas" event.
To create the Knight Miami Ballet Fund, to strengthen the institution, help the company expand its repertoire and commission new works under a new artistic director
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
For an operating endowment to support extensive new cultural facilities in downtown Charlotte, including a 1,200-seat theater to be named for John S. and James L. Knight
To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.
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
To complete construction of the final of the five new buildings and two historic buildings that make up the new Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art campus in Biloxi and to produce a related documentary
To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
To experiment with new programs that will take the institute’s world-class art collection out of the museum and into the community