To position the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties as a civic leader by extending their management of Knight Foundation's community guideline
With challenge funding, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation will help develop a network of news organizations and journalists in New Jersey, and launch creative projects to encourage more civic dialogue and participation.
To provide independent, in-depth investigative news and analysis, with an emphasis on content relevant to the county’s substantial Latino community, the Santa Barbara Foundation will launch a new journalism initiative called Newsource.
To spread a deeper understanding of key community issues and challenges by engaging citizens in problem solving efforts
To support a major effort to broaden and deepen an existing digital network of local news and information
To create a vital online news report for five close-knit towns in Connecticut's Lower Naugatuck Valley
To develop neighborhood based, communication focus centers to provide an on-line platform for sharing neighborhood concerns, social networking opportunities and charitable giving opportunities, overlooked by traditional media outlets.
For the second convening of the Media Learning Seminar for Community Foundations in Miami in February 2009, and to convene a special meeting as a part of the Council's annual community foundation conference to be held in October 2009
To support the reporting depth and on-line reach of this award-winning, quarterly journal of MassINC, a non-profit, Boston think-tank
To bridge ethnic, economic and especially generational lines to raise digital literacy among seniors, enhancing their participation in civic dialogue
To create a digital platform for engaging the seven-county region in development and use of greenways and green spaces they share
To create a public information news service providing always-on website, weekly newsletter and tools for data analysis and web discussion forums