Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Akron Art Museum

For the "Create A Masterpiece" campaign, to expand the Akron Art Museum, enlarge its endowment, and name the new building in honor of John S. and James L. Knight

University Park

To support the core organization that proposes to develop University Park, revitalizing a community anchored by two key institutions and using innovative approaches to health and lifelong learning as part of the area's development theme

Knight Theater: Arts and Science Council

For an operating endowment to support extensive new cultural facilities in downtown Charlotte, including a 1,200-seat theater to be named for John S. and James L. Knight

Ashoka Fellows

To select 15 promising social entrepreneurs in Knight Communities and to infuse them with the intellectual, financial and social capital required to increase their likelihood of success in their communities

The Opportunity Project Learning Center

To teach social and emotional learning skills to 80 percent of 3- and 4-year-olds attending early learning centers in Wichita and providing a potential model for a statewide universal pre-Kindergarten program

Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne

To help Fort Wayne embrace "New Hoosiers" by increasing the community's understanding and appreciation of other cultures through a process that strengthens the development of arts organizations in culturally diverse, underserved communities in Fort Wayne

Pacific News Service

To build ethnic media networks in key Knight Foundation markets, conduct multilingual polls and strengthen ties between immigrant organizations and ethnic media at national and local levels

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