To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements
To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
For the BMe Fund which will provide grants to black men in Detroit and Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their cities
To support the expansion of this Miami-based mentoring program into four Knight communities: Philadelphia, Detroit, Charlotte and Palm Beach
To provide operating monies that support networking events and story gathering activities conducted by local Black Male Engagement (BMe) team leaders in Detroit and Philadelphia
To help address the shortage of women in the technology field by deploying a new program in Detroit, Miami and San Jose to encourage girls (ages 13-17) to build their skills and seek opportunities in technology
To tap into the unrealized potential of black men as catalysts for positive community engagement by growing the BMe Network from 3,000 to 30,000 inspired black men and their friends over the next three years.
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia
To plan a community-based component to a multi-state early childhood network and develop of a statewide partnership for Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania
To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities