Providing a set of tools that communities can use to collect data on paper or via a smartphone app, then export or visualize the data via an easy-to-use dashboard. The city of Detroit has used the tools, created by Code for America fellows, to track urban blight.
To create the Miami Film Festival Fund, to support the Miami International Film Festival as it enters its fourth decade of programming
Launching tools that make it easier for communities to contribute to OpenStreetMap, the community-mapping project used by millions via foursquare and Wikimedia and becoming a leading source for open, street-level data. DevelopmentSeed will create the tools.
To provide opportunities for hundreds of underserved residents to join Philadelphia's growing apps development community
Captricity is an award-winning cloud-based service that turns paper information into digital data more easily, quickly, and cheaply than existing alternatives. The company was founded in 2011 by Kuang Chen and Jeff J. Lin. For more information, please visit http://captricity.com/press-center.
To create the Knight Ideas Fund, to support innovative programming at the Wolfsonian focused on increasing digital and physical access to the collection including the creation of an "Ideas" event.
To create the Knight Miami Art Student Travel Fund, in support of experiential learning opportunities, critical to the personal growth and artistic development of Miami's young talents, at Design and Architecture High School (DASH) and New World School for the Arts (NWSA).
To prototype an application that fact checks speeches and other live content in real time and delivers relevant information to viewers
To provide cash prizes to the winners of the National Conference on Citizenship's Civic Data Challenge, which is co-sponsored by Knight
To create an application that provides instant information on political advertisements run by third-party groups, including finance and organizational data
To support the Open Source Project, an art and technology program, focused on creating a scientific experience for artistic audiences
To ensure that residents are prepared for and quickly recover from wildfires, floods, hazmat incidents and disasters, the Arizona Community Foundation will help Flagstaff’s two largest news organizations provide better real-time information.