For the Presenting Sponsorship of "America and the Rising Powers: A Geopolitical Summit" on February 24, 2009
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 the next generation's leading legal journalists and media lawyers by creating the Knight Law and Media Scholars
To address the city’s environmental issues by hosting artists who will collaborate with scientists to create public environmental artworks and educational programs
To launch 10th Grade 'Passport to the Arts,' a program that entitles all 10th grade students in Philadelphia to attend events at participating arts and culture organizations, free of charge, for one year
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 increase the organizational efficiency of Bragg Jam, Inc. and Macon Film Festival, Inc. by utilizing a shared employee for bookkeeping and administrative duties
To begin bridging the digital divide by creating a comprehensive digital inclusion program in the city which has pioneered wireless access
To work with bloggers and media organizations to include a capability to take action ('Do Public Good') in the context of news articles.
To establish the Knight INNovation Fund to support innovative projects by non-profit news organizations as part of the Knight Local Media Initiative.
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 multimedia online discussion and opinion site where the best arguments become part of a periodic PBS special