Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Center for Collaborative Journalism

To create the Center for Collaborative Journalism (CCJ), a unique community news and journalism training partnership between Mercer University, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting aimed at improving news flows and engaging citizens

Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul

JumpStart, Inc.

To implement new methods for community members to engage with public, private and philanthropic entities to build economic engines that foster entrepreneurship and create jobs

Macon Public Radio

To create Macon Public Radio to be housed in the Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University as part of a unique community news partnership between a university, a newspaper and a public broadcaster

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

To build on the success of the recently launched digital concert series by supporting the broadcast of an additional thirteen Detroit Symphony Orchestra concerts between January and June, 2012

Free to Tweet

For the "Free to Tweet" campaign, a national celebration of the First Amendment through social media

McColl Center for Visual Art

To elevate and energize community discussion, engagement and excitement by bringing six to eight new Knight artists in residence to McColl Center for Visual Art leading to increased regional and national attention

Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Knight’s support will help engage the community in exploring science, technology and the environment by both supporting the new, high-tech facility and ensuring that more South Floridians participate in programming. Over time, funds will allow hundreds of thousands of Greater Miami students to visit at least once during elementary and middle school. More visitors will also get to participate in on-site, science-based research activities.

Free Gospel Sundays

To present and produce Free Gospel Sundays, a series of four free Gospel concerts that make the performing arts attractive and accessible to a diverse audience while developing Miami's cultural horizon

Our Stories, Our Lives

To support the production of "Our Stories, Our Lives: The African American Experience", a performance that will provide much needed opportunities for local African American actors and bring a more diverse audience to Theatre Macon's community

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