Own Local sells digital media services to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in partnership with local news publishers, enabling publishers to leverage their local brand and provide a one-stop shop for SMB digital services and improving revenue for small and regional publishers in particular.
Knight’s support will help engage the community in exploring science, technology and the environment by both supporting the new, high tech facility and ensuring that more South Floridians participate in programming. Over time, funds will allow hundreds of thousands of Greater Miami students to visit at least once during elementary and middle school. More visitors will also get to participate in on-site, science-based research activities.
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 accelerate adoption of community news and information technology through The Center for Civic Media at MIT
To create the Center for Collaborative Journalism (CCJ), a unique community news and journalism training partnership between Mercer University, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting aimed at improving news flows and engaging citizens
To initiate and advise innovation in public media by establishing the Knight PRX Public Media Accelerator
To support the creation of the National Citizenship Collaboration to test new program models, technology, collaboration and resources to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Miami, San Jose, Long Beach and Charlotte
To create a journalism education innovation fund that will initially take on a long-term national News21 project at Arizona State University
To create a sustainable transformation of San Jose's urban core into a vibrant cultural and social hub for the region
To focus the Knight Digital Media Center at USC training in support of Knight Foundation's Community Information Needs initiative
To support an expanded KaBoom! model to include expanded training for volunteers and capacity building for the local sponsoring nonprofit in nine playgrounds builds in Akron, Miami and Detroit
To support the development of an SMS-based mobile platform designed to increase the number of teenagers engaged in community service and to keep them active and engaged