For lending capital to support start-up/early stage retail and creative businesses in Detroit.
To provide an innovative funding source for the arts by organizing pop-up dinners at arts venues where participants vote on a creative project to support
To re-open one of Philadelphia's great historic structures as a centerpiece for the revitalization of Fairmount Park by supporting the launch of the Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall
To organize public responses to the Knight Commission recommendations, doing four white papers on key policy areas. Note: please see related project here.
To support the development and launch of 'Tunnel Cinema' - a series of animation installations along the subway tunnel walls underneath Center City, Philadelphia - curated by new media artist, Sean Stoops.
To building a tool that empowers audiences to engage with the subject of the news. With the tool, audiences literally change the narrative by taking part in relevant, journalist-curated actions, which are captured in a feedback loop.
For 2011 general operating support
To launch the Digital Leaders Intern Program to provide low-income high school youth living in Palo Alto affordable housing communities with digital technology education, access to digital tools and the opportunity to use them for exploring social issues.
To teach media law to bloggers and citizen journalists
To support the establishment of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance
To inspire residents to explore Philadelphia's history and imagine new futures for the urban landscape with Hidden City Philadelphia, a quadrennial festival that transforms private space into public space for community enjoyment
To bolster philanthropic standards and leadership in South Florida by providing general operating support to the key organization engaged in such work