Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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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

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

National League of Cities

To provide mayors and their staffs in Knight communities with the training, resources and support necessary to advance the naturalization of eligible immigrants

The Detroit Institute of Arts

To help the Detroit Institute of Arts transform its relationship to audiences by supporting a pilot project using a PDA (personal digital assistant) to deliver information about exhibits

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

CEOs for Cities

To develop a succinct, non-technical summary of theories of urban success that urban leaders can use to better understand the challenges they face and establish a basis for the policies they undertake

New World Symphony

To enhance Miami's cultural landscape by partially underwriting the direct costs associated with the engagement of more than 30 guest artists and conductors during the symphony's 20th Anniversary Season

The Free Library of Philadelphia

To highlight the new cultural and economic vision for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway by catalyzing the growth of the Philadelphia Book Festival

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

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