To provide high school-aged students interested in music careers with the rare opportunity to attend a prestigious Grammy Camp, staffed by Grammy professionals.
To stimulate employment opportunities for African-American men in the pivotal Northend neighborhood by supporting Wings of Faith's day labor initiative
To re-launch the Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism as the Knight New Media Center
To explore the role and impact of women on hip-hop through a gathering of leading figures in Detroit's digital media, art, dance and performance communities
To preserve the legacy of St. Paul's architecture by restoring the historical company signs that distinguish Lowertown.
To promote citizen empowerment and digital connectivity in Detroit by supporting the Open Technology Initiative's local deployment of wireless mesh Internet infrastructure
To promote an appreciation for theater by presenting one of GablesStage’s productions to local high schools and middle schools, with a study guide and post-performance discussion
To insure that the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a major cultural institution in Detroit's design corridor, is able to expand and diversify its audiences through a series of free community-based concerts
To support earthquake relief efforts in Miami's Haitian community through direct legal counseling to Haitian individuals
Through a fiscal sponsorship at The Miami Foundation, to support and fund advisory services aimed at establishing a new governance framework and fundraising capacity for Museum Park in downtown Miami.
To challenge musicians to turn a 100-year-old Beaux Arts sanctuary into a musical instrument using their voices and other sound experiments
To increase access to news across rural New Mexico, challenge funds will help launch a news-sharing service for small-town independent newspapers.