To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To use the arts to foster an interest in reading by weaving interactive cultural experiences throughout the museum’s Children’s Book Fair
To create the Knight Miami Ballet Fund, to strengthen the institution, help the company expand its repertoire and commission new works under a new artistic director
To create the Knight Miami Classical Music donor advised fund, in support of the expansion of the Cleveland Orchestra's presence in Miami, as its winter home
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
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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).