For 2010 general operating support
To assess the effectiveness of the Rutgers/LEAP Early Childhood Development Initiative
To provide universal digital access in 26 Knight communities within five years through the creation of the Knight Center of Digital Excellence (K-CoDE) and a $10 million Digital Opportunity Challenge Fund to facilitate the implementation of the program
To support the Legacy Foundation's leadership role in the use of online giving technologies and to spread the knowledge and best practices they acquire to other Knight community foundations
To sponsor Independent Sector's John W. Gardner Leadership Award dinner, which this year, honors Bill Drayton, CEO and founder of Ashoka
To support a presentation of the major works of Igor Stravinsky, collaboratively produced by Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Eisenhower Dance Ensemble and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival during the 2012 Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival
To research, develop and disseminate Standards of Conduct for Interscholastic Coaching across the U.S.
To promote Miami as a center for LGBT literature by creating a Reading Queer series for writers who create hybrid, genre-bending works.
To support a transformational model program at Davidson College to eliminate student debt through increased scholarships and work-study
To improve the popular, open source journalism tool DocumentCloud and make it sustainable to encourage investigative journalism and the exchange of public information.
To organize public responses to the Knight Commission recommendations, doing four white papers on key policy areas. Note: please see related project here.
To honor Philadelphia’s rich jazz legacy by producing a month-long festival in venues across the city during Jazz History Month