To cover additional expenses for the Gathering of Leaders Conference
To continue the Knight Diversity Scholars Program, and establish an endowment to sustain it
To create connections between neighborhood restaurateurs and artists by commissioning dinners featuring art projects from across neighborhoods
To install and test at The Columbia Daily Tribune newly revised computer code that replicates and then adds to the local data mapping functionality of EveryBlock.com
To train new journalism deans and directors
To address the city’s environmental issues by hosting artists who will collaborate with scientists to create public environmental artworks and educational programs
To sponsor dinner for the Brookings Board of Trustees at the home of Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz in Miami on February 25, 2009
To support the production of the Fifth Annual Akron Hip-Hop Showcase, a beloved community event, offering authentic, hands-on arts enrichment and youth development programming
To create a simplified and more coherent rights structure for content collections from libraries, museums, archives and other sources, along with best practices that institutions can use to safely make more content available to the public.
To support the 2013-14 Forum on Communication and Society at the Aspen Institute, focused on the the theme of open government.
To fund a minimum of 50 capacity building grants of no more than $5,000 each to subsidize training for public sector and nonprofit staff who are advancing the future of Detroit in the areas of economic growth, land use, city systems, planning and neighborhood development (the Detroit Future City elements).
To create a multimedia online discussion and opinion site where the best arguments become part of a periodic PBS special