For general operating support
To transform an abandoned property next to a North End art gallery into 'The Coliseum,' an outdoor theater and cultural hub meant to strengthen a neighborhood through the arts
To prepare a Sunshine Week tool kit and organize local chapter forums
For general support
To establish a Miami office for the Cleveland Orchestra
To foster artistic discourse in Detroit through a monthly, online art journal that produces reviews, interviews, articles and artist projects
Turning a vacant property into an AirBnB hostel and cultural hub in Akron’s North Hill to tap the entrepreneurial potential of the neighborhood’s growing Bhutanese population.
To broaden development of Miami's civic leaders by supporting the Miami Leadership Roundtable Speaker Series to include a track for lectures by women in government, business, and the media
For support of the U.S. Olympic trials for either the men's or women's marathon in the spring of 2008 in conjunction with the site of the Akron Marathon Championships in 2007
To explore and reimagine the role of civic assets, such as public libraries and parks, in creating successful cities including Knight communities Charlotte and San Jose.
For re-entry services and resources for parolees, probationers and ex-offenders
For the New Business Models for News Project, to openly produce detailed business plans that will be used to create sustainable models for the future of news