To create an interactive learning space within the public libraries where young people can learn to use and create digital media as a way to engage with their peers and community
Own Local sells digital media services to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in partnership with local news publishers, enabling publishers to leverage their local brand and provide a one-stop shop for SMB digital services and improving revenue for small and regional publishers in particular.
To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements
To build residents as leaders of change in a key Akron neighborhood through a process that transforms the local community learning centers into spaces for engagement
To experiment with a new funding model for local news by bringing together leaders and innovators in communities to provide microgrants to journalism and media projects.
To engage readers in discussing and crowdsourcing news by allowing them to add their own notes and comments to material collected and displayed by previous Challenge winner DocumentCloud.
To help journalists use text messages to reach and engage with rural communities.
To develop a new, mobile model for disseminating community information by testing a service that notifies residents of a city in India when water is available.
To increase access to local information and strengthen rural newspapers technical expertise by using the OpenBlock system to aggregate and publish local, municipal data.
To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.
To increase transparency by creating a platform that helps verify information emerging from mobile phones and the social web.
To create a digital platform that will display local laws and court decisions in a way that provides clarity and context.