To advance excellence in investigative and data journalism by improving ProPublica's audience engagement system, assisting journalists in localizing ProPublica's national investigations, and training journalists.
To expand opportunity in Detroit by supporting Motor City Match, Mayor Mike Duggan's new program to bring vibrancy to neighborhood commercial corridors in the city.
To attract and retain talent in San Jose by expanding the San Jose Downtown Association's Street Life Plan and Public Space Activation Projects, as part of an effort to build community in the city's core.
To expand opportunity in the historic West End of Charlotte by preparing local businesses and the community to take advantage of the new streetcar link to Uptown by creating a new business improvement district.
To enrich the ideas, opportunities and talent in Miami's entrepreneurial ecosystem by supporting Wyncode's effort to promote tech diversity by offering scholarships to its 9-week bootcamp for students from low-income and under-represented parts of the community, with a particular emphasis on women and individuals of color.
To expand the Digital Public Library of America into all unserved states or regions, adding new hubs with unique items from these communities into DPLA's collection.
To engage Philadelphia audiences with 'INVISIBLE RIVER 2015' - a site-specific interactive dance performance held on and along the banks of the Schuylkill River.
To support talent development in Philadelphia's theatre community with 'The Wilma Hothouse' - a series of master classes and workshops led by internationally renowned theatre instructors.
To increase civic engagement through new methods and tools for designing public spaces in Knight communities.
To support Sportsmanias' Social Media and Sports Summit in Miami, which will unite sports writers, media executives and key sports leaders from across the country to engage in conversation on the evolution of journalism and its intersection with social media.
To promote a sustainable model for original public media creation in the digital age by supporting PRX's Radiotopia podcast network.
To prototype Contextly, a tool to help journalists get better metadata into their stories and provide context while they write, as part of an effort to accelerate and learn from early-stage media and information projects.