Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Everyblock

To create, test and release open-source software that links databases to allow citizens of a large city to learn (and act on) civic information about their neighborhood or block

Center for Future Civic Media

To create new community news products in a major national center with MIT's Media Lab and Comparative Media Studies program

Chi-Town Daily News

To create a new, low-cost model for training citizen journalist in every neighborhood of a major city to contribute to a citywide news site

VillageSoup

To create an open-source version of VillageSoup’s successful community news software, combining professional journalism, blogs, citizen journalism, online advertising and “reverse publishing” from online to print. Goals: “Turning independent weekly newspaper companies and entrepreneurs into an imposing, lively, worldwide creative energy that is competitive with media company chains.”

Boulder Carbon Tax Tracker

To create a citizen/professional journalism project using innovative web tools and citizen journalism practices to track Boulder's implementation of a carbon tax

1st ACT Silicon Valley

To create a new sense of place in Silicon Valley by supporting an initiative that uses the lens of creativity to bring the future into focus and inspire physical and cultural improvements

National League of Cities

To provide mayors and their staffs in Knight communities with the training, resources and support necessary to advance the naturalization of eligible immigrants

Placeblogger

To make it easier for people to find hyperlocal news and information about their city or neighborhood through promotion of "universal geotagging" in blogs

Knight New Media Endowment

To enable a unique orchestral academy to solidify its role as cultural icon by creation of a Knight New Media Endowment that will help the organization capitalize on technology and explore new performance formats

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